George Gellert, MD, MPH, MPA, is a physician executive and epidemiologist focused on health information technologies with a track record of formulating and executing innovative, transformative organizational strategy. Most recently, Dr. Gellert served as the Associate Chief Medical Information Officer or CMIO for CHRISTUS Health, an integrated delivery network with 49 hospitals and long-term care facilities and 175 clinics and outpatient centers in six states, Mexico, Chile and Colombia. He was responsible for ensuring superior performance and optimization of clinical information technology and effective health informatics operational support of over 15,000 CHRISTUS physicians and 6000 nurses. Dr. Gellert has served in industry (GlaxoSmithKline, WebMD), NGOs and the non-profit sector (Project HOPE), as well as in government and at the United Nations International Atomic Energy Agency; he is a graduate of McGill, Yale, UCLA and Harvard universities. He is a fellow of the American Board of Preventive Medicine (FABPM). Dr. Gellert has published over 140 articles and letters in the peer review medical literature, book reviews and chapters and presented at over 220 scientific meetings and conferences.