Director, Center for the Advancement of Health IT
Linda Dimitropoulos, PhD, is a social psychologist and expert in the use of health information and technology to improve care delivery. Key areas of interest include patient and provider engagement, wellness, and self-generated health information.
Dr. Dimitropoulos leads the Center for the Advancement of Health IT, which includes a team of policy analysts, clinicians, informaticians, and health services researchers working to transform health care delivery to improve individual, population, and public health. The Center focuses on solving challenges to using interoperable health information to improve health and health care.
Dr. Dimitropoulos has more than 20 years of experience in qualitative research methods, survey research design, and evaluation and program planning. She specializes in large, complex project design and management.
Recent work has focused primarily on interoperability, health information privacy, data governance, barriers to meaningful use, and the use of health IT and health information exchange to improve Medicaid programs.
- PhD, Social Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago
- MA, Social Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago
- BA (summa cum laude), Psychology, St. Xavier University
- Health Information Technology
- Health Information Exchange
- Health Communication