The Penn State Hershey Medical Center has retained Kirby Partners to identify, qualify and present individuals for their Chief Research Informatics Officer Position.


Organization Overview

Founded in 1963 through a gift from The Milton S. Hershey Foundation, Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is one of the leading teaching and research hospitals in the country. Penn State College of Medicine boasts more than 200 graduate students and 590 medical students. With over 175,000 square feet of research space, the college supports scientific investigation in the basic, clinical and translational sciences. Penn State Hershey Health System is comprised of four hospitals and six institutes.


Chief Research Informatics Officer Position Highlights

The Penn State Hershey Medical Center Chief Research Informatics Officer (CRIO) provides leadership in the design, development and execution of comprehensive information technology solutions in support of the research and education informatics activities at the Penn State Hershey campus. Specifically, the CRIO is responsible for the programmatic development and oversight of activities related to the intersection of clinical research, research informatics and medical education. The CRIO will work directly with researchers and educators to document, analyze, and translate their needs into technical architectures and informatics solutions. This new position highlights the increasingly critical role research informatics plays in Penn State Hershey’s expanding innovative research enterprise.