Christoph Ulrich Lehmann

Christoph Ulrich Lehmann
Vanderbilt University, United States


Christoph "Chris" U. Lehmann, M.D. is Professor in Pediatrics and Biomedical Informatics at the Vanderbilt University. Dr. Lehmann is a neonatologist and completed a two-year NIH sponsored fellowship in Applied Medical Informatics in 2000.
Dr. Lehmann served on the Office of the National Coordinator of Health Information Technology’s Records Working Group, and he currently serves as Secretary on the Board of Directors of the American Medical Informatics Association and on the AAP Partnership for Policy Implementation.

Dr. Lehmann is the Medical Director for the Child Health Informatics Center at the American Academy of Pediatrics and has served on the Executive Committee of the Council on Clinical Information Technology of the American Academy of Pediatric. Dr. Lehmann was appointed to the commission that is writing the first board exam for the new specialty of Clinical Informatics. He is a frequent a speaker on national and international meetings and have served on many scientific program committees. He is slated to be the Editorial Chair for the 2013 MedInfo conference in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Dr. Lehmann is one of the founders of Dermatlas ( He has extensive experiences with web-based clinical simulations for medical education is one of the original authors of "The Interactive Patient".

Dr. Lehmann’s interest has focused computer assisted medical education as well as improving safety through medical informatics applications. He has over 90 publications and has authored several book chapters. He is one of the editors of the book titled "Pediatric Informatics".