Dr. Harold P. Lehmann, Professor of Health Sciences Informatics, Pediatrics, and Health Policy and Management, is a board-certified general pediatrician from Columbia University and Babies Hospital, with general pediatric fellowship training from Johns Hopkins and doctoral informatics training from Stanford. His research concerns evidence-based medicine (EBM), ranging from authoring reports to researching novel methods of delivering research results to opinion leaders and practitioners. He has served as a methodologist on a number of professional-society guidelines and has demonstrated the use of advanced decision-analytic methods in guideline development.
His current work focuses on the informatics infrastructure of research, including including research informatics support, ontologies for human studies and for appropriate inference from electronic health records, on evidence resources for community health workers, and on human (social) services informatics. In addition, he leads the Johns Hopkins efforts in informatics training across all three schools of health sciences, and is the academic lead for the Informatics Core for the Institute for Clinical and Translational Research at Johns Hopkins. Other research concerns information resources for community health workers, in line with his interests in decision making. He has served as an Associate Editor for the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association since 2011. He was elected a Fellow of the American College of Medical Informatics in 2006.