Director of Public Health Informatics
Regenstrief Institute, Inc
Dr. Dixon is a Professor at the Indiana University (IU) Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health and Interim Director of the Center for Biomedical Informatics at the Regenstrief Institute. In addition, Dr. Dixon serves as the Director of Public Health Informatics and Research Scientist at the Regenstrief Institute. Dr. Dixon’s research focuses on applying informatics methods and solutions to improve population health in clinical as well as public health organizations. Leveraging large-scale clinical and administrative data, Dr. Dixon engineers solutions to optimize information and work flow, enhance surveillance of disease and injury, and improve population health outcomes. Dr. Dixon teaches informatics courses to future clinical as well as public health leaders, and he regularly mentors junior faculty and researchers in informatics, public health, and health services. Dr. Dixon has published over 140 peer-reviewed articles and 25 book chapters. He is further the editor of three highly acclaimed books on clinical informatics, public health informatics, and health information exchange. Dr. Dixon’s work on the COVID-19 pandemic has been heralded by the Governor of Indiana, AcademyHealth, and news media. Dr. Dixon was named a Research Frontiers Trailblazer by IUPUI in 2018. He is a Fellow of the American College of Medical Informatics (ACMI), American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA), and Health Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS).