Member of:

  • Health IT Advisory Committee, Member
  • U.S. Core Data for Interoperability (USCDI), Member

Kensaku Kawamoto, MD, PhD, MHS

Associate Chief Medical Information Officer
University of Utah Health

Kensaku Kawamoto, MD, PhD, MHS, is Associate Chief Medical Information Officer, University of Utah Health, and Assistant Professor, University of Utah Department of Biomedical Informatics. He conducts research to develop standards-based, interoperable applications and software services to improve health care. He is also a co-chair of the HL7 Clinical Decision Support Work Group, and he founded OpenCDS, a multi-institutional initiative to enable advanced, standards-based, and open-source clinical decision support and electronic clinical quality measurement. Dr. Kawamoto received his degree in medicine, his PhD, and his Master of Health Sciences from Duke University.