Department of Health & Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius recently announced the appointment of HSPH alumna Karen DeSalvo, SM ’02, as the next national coordinator for health information technology starting January 13, 2014.

DeSalvo will replace fellow HSPH graduate Farzad Mostashari, SM ’91, who stepped down in October.

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HHS names Karen DeSalvo, SM ’02 next National Coordinator for HIT (HSPH Alumni Community)

HSPH research on electronic medical records (HSPH News)

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