EPI-CAL Site Principal Investigator,
Director, Center for Applied Clinical Informatics,
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
Adam Wilcox is the Director of the Center for Applied Clinical Informatics and Professor of Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. He is an appointed member of the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Methodology Committee, and an elected fellow of the American College of Medical Informatics. Dr. Wilcox has broad experience in both applied and research informatics, both in academia and healthcare delivery organizations. He has worked in healthcare and research institutions across the country, focusing on the applications of information, data and technology to improving care. He is noted for his work with designing, developing and sustaining data systems for populations with research and electronic health record data; for design and implementation of health information systems; and for advancing methods in sustainability of data systems. He has done specific work in disadvantaged communities and in information systems and care structures supporting integrated mental health care. He was also the original principal investigator for the AHRQ-funded Washington Heights Informatics Infrastructure for Comparative Effectiveness Research (WICER), which was an early population health research database effort focused on populations with health disparities. At Intermountain Healthcare, he led the development and implementation of primary care and emergency medicine systems, while also researching the effectiveness of care managers and integrated mental health care in an advanced practice model that was a precursor to the patient-centered medical home.
He has authored over 100 book chapters, peer-reviewed articles and abstracts in applying clinical informatics to health services. Dr. Wilcox received his Ph.D. in medical informatics from Columbia University.