Abel Kho

Director, Center for Health Information Partnerships
Northwestern University
Abel Kho received his MD from the Medical College of Wisconsin and completed a residency and Chief residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He completed a NLM/NIH fellowship in Medical Informatics at the Regenstrief Institute before joining the faculty at Northwestern University. Abel is Associate Professor of Medicine and Preventive Medicine in the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University and Director of the Center for Health Information Partnerships. He has served as PI for several regional or national projects including the ONC funded Chicago Health IT Regional Extension Center, the PCORI funded Chicago Area Patient Centered Outcomes Research Network, and the AHRQ funded Health Hearts in the Heartland consortium within the EvidenceNOW initiative. His research focuses on developing regional Electronic Health Record (EHR) enabled data sharing platforms for a range of health applications including high throughput phenotyping, cohort discovery, estimating population level disease burden, and quality improvement.