Robert Grundmeier, MD
Director, Clinical Informatics
Bob joined CHOP in 1997 as a resident after receiving his MD from the University of Pennsylvania. He currently practices medicine in the South Philadelphia primary care office and, since 2006, has served as DBHi's clinical informatics director. Bob's informatics work focuses on the expansion of the electronic health record (EHR) interface to deliver interventions and decision support directly to healthcare providers within the clinical setting. He also is considered a national expert in the repurposing of clinical data for secondary use in clinical and genomics research and provides consultation, data reporting, and honest broker services to researchers who need to extract data from the EHR. Bob is also a founding member of the Pediatric Research Consortium (PeRC), a DBHi-led group that facilitates EHR-mediated research within CHOP's dozens of primary care practices across the region. Bob also holds a bachelor's in aeronautical and astronautical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.