Food and Drug Administration
Mitra Rocca joined Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2009 as the Senior Medical Informatician responsible for developing the health information architecture of the Sentinel System. She serves as the FDA CDER Health Information Technology (health IT) technical lead focusing on various supplemental uses of EHR data as well as development and implementation of data standards and controlled terminologies. In addition, she serves as the CDER liaison to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC).
Prior to joining the FDA, Mitra served as the Associate Director, Healthcare Informatics at Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation focusing on the re-use of the Electronic Health Record (EHR) for clinical research, pharmacovigilance and protocol design/feasibility.
Mitra serves as the co-chair of Health Level Seven (HL7) Clinical Interoperability Council (CIC). She holds her advanced degree in Medical Informatics from the University of Heidelberg in Germany.