Richard Gibson, MD, PhD is the Executive Director of the Health Record Banking Alliance (www.healthbanking.org), a non-profit organization founded in 2006 to promote consumer-centered, consumer-controlled, comprehensive, lifetime health records. Dr. Gibson comes to HRBA from Gartner, Inc., where he was a Research Director. Previously he held roles as Chief of Healthcare Intelligence at Providence Health & Services, Chief Information Officer at Legacy Health, and Chief Medical Information Officer at Providence Health System, Oregon Region. He is an Affiliate Assistant Professor in the Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology at Oregon Health and Science University. Dr. Gibson’s educational background includes a BS from Stanford University, an MD from Case Western Reserve University, a PhD in Medical Informatics from the University of Utah with a fellowship at Intermountain Health Care in Salt Lake City, and an MBA from the Wharton School. Dr. Gibson is a retired family physician and emergency physician.