Kensaku Kawamoto, MD, PhD, MHS
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
Kensaku Kawamoto, MD, PhD, MHS, FACMI, FAMIA, is Associate Chief Medical Information Officer of University of Utah Health and Vice Chair of Clinical Informatics in the University of Utah Department of Biomedical Informatics. At the University of Utah, Dr. Kawamoto leads the ReImagine EHR initiative, which is a multi-stakeholder effort to enable standards-based, interoperable applications and software services to improve health and health care. For his work on ReImagine EHR, Dr. Kawamoto was recognized by Modern Healthcare in 2019 as a Top 25 Innovator. Dr. Kawamoto is also a member of the U.S. Health IT Advisory Committee as well as co-chair of the Clinical Decision Support Work Group of the Health Level Seven International (HL7) standards development organization.