Vanderbilt Co-Investigator

Russell Rothman is Professor of Internal Medicine, Pediatrics and Health Policy, Ingram Professor of Integrative and Population Health, and the Senior Vice President for Population and Public Health at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He also serves as the Director of the Institute for Medicine and Public Health and Associate Dean for Population Health Sciences. His research focuses on improving care for adult and pediatric patients with diabetes, obesity and other chronic diseases. He is currently the Principal Investigator of the PCORI funded STAR (Stakeholders, Technology and Research) Clinical Research Network, which engages Vanderbilt, Meharry, Duke, UNC, Wake Forest, Health Sciences of South Carolina, and Mayo in real world evidence and pragmatic research and include electronic health data on over 14 million patients. Dr. Rothman serves as Chair of the PCORI PCORnet Executive Steering Committee, a national network of over 60 health systems that supports comparative effectiveness research and pragmatic clinical trials.