Core Staff

Margo Edmunds, Ph.D.
Principal Investigator

Alison Rein, M.S.
Co-Investigator

Beth H. Johnson, M.P.H.
Project Manager

Nisha Shah Kanani, M.P.H.
Senior Associate
Lauren Adams, M.A.
Director, eGEMs

David Padgham, M.L.I.S.
Managing Editor, eGEMs

Samantha Weiss
Editorial Assistant, ​eGEMs

Key Advisors

The following key advisors help augment the core EDM Forum staff by providing methodological, clinical, technical and informatics expertise.

Ian Eslick, Ph.D.
Managing Partner
Vital Reactor

Michael Kahn, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Pediatrics,
University of Colorado, Denver
Co-Director of the Colorado Clinical and
   Translational Sciences Institute (CCTSI) 
Biomedical Informatics Core Director for the CCTSI
Director of Clinical Informatics in the
Department of Quality & Patient Safety
The Children’s Hospital University of Colorado, Denver

Thomas McGinn, M.D., M.P.H.
Chair of Medicine and Professor of Medicine
Chairman of the Department of Medicine
Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine

Jonathan Nebeker, M.D.
Associate Professor
The University of Utah School of Medicine

Philip R. O. Payne, Ph.D., F.A.C.M.I.
Director, Institute for Informatics
Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of General Medical Sciences
Washington University in St. Louis, School of Medicine

John Steiner, M.D., M.P.H.
Senior Director, Kaiser Permanente Institute for Health Research
Professor, General Internal Medicine
University of Colorado School of Medicine

Michael Stoto, Ph.D.
Professor, Health Systems Administration and Population Health
Georgetown University

John Wilbanks
Chief Commons Officer
Sage Bionetworks
Senior Fellow in Entrepreneurship
Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation