Edwin Lomotan, MD, FAAP

Chief of Clinical Informatics
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
Edwin Lomotan, MD, FAAP is board-certified in pediatrics and clinical informatics. He received his medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh. He completed his pediatrics residency and informatics fellowship at Yale University. He spent several years in community pediatric practice in Connecticut before joining Federal service in 2010. Before joining AHRQ, Dr. Lomotan was Health IT Branch Chief in the Office of Quality and Data in the Bureau of Primary Health Care at the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). While at HRSA, he led the Health Center-Controlled Network grant program, which aimed to improve health care quality through health IT at community health centers across the country. At AHRQ, Dr. Lomotan’s focus is clinical decision support (CDS), child health informatics, and patient safety. He currently leads AHRQ’s CDS initiative, which aims to advance evidence into practice through CDS and to make CDS more shareable, standards-based, and publicly-available. Dr. Lomotan continues to publish in the peer-reviewed literature and has presented extensively on clinical informatics and CDS, including at national meetings for HIMSS, AMIA, HL7, and the National Academy of Medicine.