Executive Board

Executive Leadership

Betsy Jones

Executive Vice President of EBSCO Clinical Decisions

Tina Moen

General Manager, IBM Micromedex and Chief Pharmacy Officer, IBM Watson Health

Executive Board Members

Our Executive Board is comprised of members representing leadership from a variety of leading health care institutions who provide insights and feedback on DynaMed.

Michael Berkwits, MD, MSCE

Vice President and Electronic Editor, JAMA Network

Dr. Berkwits in an ABIM-certified general internist who is Vice President and Electronic Editor at the JAMA Network, where he is responsible for overseeing evolution of the Network’s 13 journals through development of electronic content, features, and services, and for extending the reach of JAMA Network assets through electronic campaigns and platforms.

Jocelyn Dewitt, PhD

Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, UW Health

Dr. Dewitt joined UW Health as a Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer in April 2012. In that role she oversees the UW Health Information Services Department, as well as the health information management department, enterprise analytics, and information security. She led this newly created department through an organizational integration between the practice plan and the clinical enterprise. She also established the first IT governance process for the institution and has created numerous collaborative initiatives between the UW School and Medicine and Public Health and UW Health. Sitting on the UW Health Senior Leadership Council, Dr. DeWitt represents information technology as one of the foundational components of the institutional strategic plan.

Prior to her role at UW Health, Dr. DeWitt was the CIO for the University of Michigan Health System for 14 years. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison; her master of science degree from Boston University; and her doctorate from the University of Illinois. Dr. DeWitt sits on several non-profit and for-profit boards of directors.

Chi-Cheng Huang, MD

Associate Professor Internal Medicine, Wake Forest School of Medicine and Executive Medical Director of General Medicine and Hospital Medicine Service Line, Wake Forest Baptist Health System

Dr. Huang has spent the last two decades as a practicing physician, health care leader and social entrepreneur. As a physician and leader, he has worked at tertiary care hospitals, community hospitals, and critical care hospitals. Dr. Huang has worked collaboratively to create new service lines with hospital mergers, lowered observed/expected mortality rate, and created more efficient hospital inpatient system which has translated in millions of dollars of annual savings.

Civically, between 1997 until 2015, he founded and ran the Bolivian Street Children Project which addressed the needs of thousands street children and child prostitutes. In Boston, he was vice chairperson of Early Education and Care State Board for the commonwealth of Massachusetts between 2010 until 2014.

Dr. Huang has received numerous awards for his community service, teaching, and leadership such as the Harvard Medical School Golden Stethoscope Award in 2003, Boston University School of Medicine AAMC Humanism Award in 2004, Jerome O’ Klein Award in Teaching at Boston Medical Center in 2005, the Lahey Hospital Attending of the Year Award in 2011, and ACP Top Ten Hospitalist Award in 2018.

He earned his medical degree at Harvard Medical School, cum laude and completed his residency training at the Harvard Combined Internal Medicine / Pediatric Program.

Dr. Huang is currently an associate professor in internal medicine at Wake Forest School of Medicine, executive medical director of general medicine and hospital medicine shared services, and section chief on hospital medicine at Wake Forest Baptist Health System

Alfonso Iorio, MD, PhD, FRCPC(C)

Professor of Knowledge Translation and Medicine in the Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact (HEI) at McMaster University and the Department of Medicine at McMaster University

Dr. Iorio is a Professor of Knowledge Translation and Medicine in the Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact (HEI) at McMaster University and the Department of Medicine at McMaster University. He is also the Director of the Hamilton-Niagara Regional Hemophilia Treatment Centre located in the McMaster University Hospital as well as the Director of the Health Information Research Unit.

Dr. Iorio is a member of the GRADE working group, lead of the working sub-group on prognosis and a member of the Prognosis Method Group, Cochrane Collaboration. He also the Associate Editor for Blood Coagulation Disorders of the Cystic Fibrosis and Genetic Disorders Review Group of the Cochrane Collaboration and the Associate Editor of Thrombosis Research; Statistical reviewer for Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis

He is the co-chair of the Scientific Standardization Committee subcommittee on Factor VIII and IX of the ISTH.

Dr. Iorio has over 240 peer reviewed papers totaling over 10,000 citations and a H-index of 48 (details available on his personal page Google Scholar).

Andrew Jenkins, MD

Third-Year Medical Student, Boston University School of Medicine

Mr. Jenkins serves as a third-year medical student on the DynaMed Executive Board. He graduated summa cum laude in 2015 from Middlebury College with a degree in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry. After graduation, he spent a year teaching middle school math in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts as part of AmeriCorps before joining the class of 2020 as a Dean’s Scholar at the Boston University School of Medicine. At BU, he has conducted research on healthcare disparities in diabetes and hepatocellular carcinoma, presented at local as well as national conferences including at the Society of General Internal Medicine (2018), served as a leader of the Student Oncology Society and tutored first and second year medical students. He is currently planning on applying into Internal Medicine for residency.

William A. Kormos, MD, MPH

Education Director for the John D. Stoeckle Center for Primary Care Innovation

Dr. Kormos is the Education Director for the John D. Stoeckle Center for Primary Care Innovation, Chief of the James Howard Means Firm in the Department of Medicine, and a medical unit chief in the Internal Medicine Associates at MGH. He is also an Instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School, as well as Editor for the Harvard Men’s Health Watch. He is a member of the Evidence-Based Medicine Task Force in the Society of General Internal Medicine.

Ilkka Kunnamo, MD, PhD

Founder and Editor-in-Chief of EBM Guidelines and EBMeDS Decision Support Program

Dr. Kunnamo is the Research Director at Duodecim Medical Publications, Finland.  He is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of EBM Guidelines, and he develops the EBMeDS decision support service. He serves as Adjunct Professor of General Practice at the University of Helsinki and as a part-time clinician. He is a member of the GRADE group, and has an active role in Guidelines International Network, the World organization of family physicians (WONCA), and the international consortium developing the Evidence Ecosystem. He has been involved in a number of projects on medical informatics and clinical decision support.

Lia Logio, MD, FACP

Chair of the Department of Medicine at Drexel University College of Medicine

Dr. Logio is professor and chair of the Department of Medicine at Drexel University College of Medicine.

Dr. Logio joined Drexel from Weill Cornell Medical College, where she was the Herbert J. and Ann L. Siegel Distinguished Professor in the Department of Medicine, associate dean of faculty development, former program director of the Internal Medicine Residency program and director of the college’s Leadership in Academic Medicine Program.

Dr. Logio received her medical degree at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and completed her residency in internal medicine at Duke University Medical Center, serving as assistant chief resident at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Durham, N.C. She served as an assistant clinical professor in the Department of Medicine at Duke until 2001 when she joined Indiana University School of Medicine as an associate professor of medicine. At IUSM, she served as the Internal Medicine Residency program director and assistant dean of faculty development. She founded and directed the Faculty Enrichment and Educational Development (FEED) program offering quarterly workshops to help faculty connect and work on new skills. She was recruited to Weill Cornell in 2010. She is a 2017 graduate of ELAM, Drexel’s Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine program for women.

Throughout her career, Dr. Logio has been involved in education at all levels, including medical student and graduate medical education, and faculty development. She led one of the ACGME Educational Innovations Projects while at Indiana University, gaining recognition as a thought leader on how best to train physicians to care for patients in the 21st century. In 2015, she led the Weill Cornell/NYP residency program to be the first GME program to earn the recognition as an Apple Distinguished Education Program using the digital environment of iPads to enhance learning. She has served on dozens of professional, institutional and faculty committees, including as past president of the Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine (APDIM).

Amir Qaseem, MD, PhD, MHA, MRCP (London) FACP

Chief Science Officer at the American College of Physicians

Dr. Qaseem is Chief Science Officer at the American College of Physicians. He is responsible for leading ACP’s evidence-based medicine and clinical guidelines, quality indicators and performance measures, high value care, and scientific medical policies evaluating the benefits, harms, and costs of screening, diagnostic, and therapeutic interventions. Dr. Qaseem has led and participated in multiple international and national collaborations to develop health policy, assess quality of care, and develop quality improvement strategies. He has published extensively in peer reviewed journals, of which over 150 papers have been published in the top 5 medical journals in the world. Dr. Qaseem has been interviewed for his expertise by journalists from TV, Radio, and Print/Internet for many high-profile media outlets such as BBC, CNN, NBC, Reuters, the Washington Post, the New York Times, and the Wall Street Journal to name a few. Dr. Qaseem has been invited to speak as a keynote speaker and has presented at several national and international conferences. He has been on committees, including governance boards, of various national and international organizations.

Christina M. Reimer, MD

Chairperson for the Ambulatory Quality Committee for UCHealth Medical Group

Dr. Reimer is a primary care internal medicine specialist with UCHealth Medical Group.  She is a primary care medical director for UCHealth Medical Group, chairs the Ambulatory Quality Committee, and is a member of the Board of Directors.  Dr. Reimer has participated in many national committees and work groups for the American College of Physicians and is the Governor for the Colorado Chapter.

Richard J. Simons, MD, MACP

Dr. Simons is the Senior Associate Dean for MD Programs and professor of medicine at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. He is a nationally recognized scholar in medical education. Dr. Simons has overseen the continuum of medical education at 3 academic medical centers:  Penn State University College of Medicine, the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, and the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences.  He has leadership experience in many professional organizations including the Clerkship Directors of Internal Medicine, the Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine and the American College of Physicians (ACP).  In 2012, he was elected to Mastership in the ACP and is currently a member of the Board of Regents. He is an experienced question writer for multiple choice examinations and has served on numerous question writing committees at the National Board of Medical Examiners and the American Board of Internal Medicine.  He chaired the question writing committee for the Internal Medicine In-service training examination.  He continues to practice general internal medicine in the ambulatory setting.

Craig Umscheid, MD, MSCE

Chief Quality and Innovation Officer, Vice President for Healthcare Delivery Science, and Director of the Center for Healthcare Delivery Science and Innovation at the University of Chicago Medicine

Dr. Umscheid is a practicing general internist and clinical epidemiologist who serves as the Chief Quality and Innovation Officer, Vice President for Healthcare Delivery Science, and Director of the Center for Healthcare Delivery Science and Innovation at the University of Chicago Medicine. His career has been dedicated to improving the quality, safety and value of patient care by developing, implementing and evaluating systems and methods to integrate research evidence into practice across provider organizations. This work has been supported by AHRQ, PCORI, CDC and NIH, and has been described in over 100 peer-reviewed publications and cited over 5000 times. Until recently he was an Associate Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Vice Chair for Quality and Safety for Penn’s Department of Medicine, and Director of Penn Medicine’s Center for Evidence-based Practice. Dr. Umscheid has collaborated with organizations including the CDC, IDSA and NIH to assist with guideline development, and co-led the ECRI Institute – Penn Medicine AHRQ Evidence-based Practice Center (EPC). He is currently Chair of the PCORI Advisory Panel on Healthcare Delivery and Disparities Research, a member of AHRQ’s Patient Centered Clinical Decision Support Learning Network Steering Committee and EPC Methods Steering Committee, a past-member of the Medicare Evidence Development and Coverage Advisory Committee (MEDCAC), a former Deputy Editor of the Journal of General Internal Medicine, and a former Chair of the Society of General Internal Medicine’s Evidence-based Medicine Task Force. Dr. Umscheid received his undergraduate degree from Cornell, his medical degree from Georgetown, a Master of Science in Clinical Epidemiology from Penn, and trained in Internal Medicine at the University of Chicago.

Gianna Zuccotti, MD, MPH

Digital Health Transformation and Chief Medical Information Officer at Partners Healthcare

Dr. Zuccotti is the Vice President for Digital Health Transformation and Chief Medical Information Officer at Partners Healthcare. She has a long-standing interest in healthcare delivery systems, quality improvement and patient safety, and medical education. In her current role she works at the intersection of Partners Information System, Quality Safety Value and Population Health Management with responsibility for oversight of the development and delivery of an electronic health record that supports diverse clinical care and business needs in a reliable, safe and efficient manner. Her research interests focus on informatics initiatives designed to improve patient safety and mitigate risk. Such initiatives have included projects focused on physician documentation, clinical workflow, results management, decision-making and care coordination, among others. Trained in infectious diseases and hospital epidemiology, she previously served as Vice Chair of Medicine for Clinical Affairs and Associate Hospital Epidemiologist at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York. On a national level, Dr. Zuccotti is active as a Medical Editor. She was the Contributing Editor for Infectious Disease at JAMA from 2005-2012. Since 1999, she has been an Editor at The Medical Letter. Currently, as Executive Editor, she guides content development, technology implementation and strategic planning for the publication. Dr. Zuccotti is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and remains active as a clinician on the faculty of the Infectious Disease Division at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the Dana Farber Cancer Institute.