Edwin Lomotan

Medical Officer and Chief of Clinical Informatics
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
Edwin Lomotan, MD, FAAP serves as Medical Officer and Chief of Clinical Informatics for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). As part of AHRQ’s Health IT Division and Center for Evidence and Practice Improvement, his areas of focus include clinical decision support, child health informatics, and patient safety. He currently leads AHRQ’s clinical decision support (CDS) initiative, which aims to advance evidence into practice through CDS and to make CDS more shareable, standards-based, and publicly-available. 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 aims to improve health care quality through health IT at community health centers across the country. Dr. Lomotan 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 also spent several years in community pediatric practice in Connecticut before joining Federal service in 2010.