Melissa Haendel

Melissa Haendel is the Chief Research Informatics Officer (CRIO) for the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. She is responsible for transforming the campus use of information and information systems to accelerate biomedical discoveries, streamline health system operations, and continuously improve patient care. Haendel also holds an appointment as a professor of biochemistry and molecular genetics at the CU School of Medicine. She joined CU from the Oregon Health & Science University, where she led the Translational and Integrative Sciences Laboratory and is a professor of medical informatics and clinical epidemiology.