Dr. Anjum Khurshid

Chief Data Scientist for FDA’s Sentinel Operations Center
Harvard Medical School

Dr. Anjum Khurshid is the inaugural Director of Data Integration and Associate Professor of Population Health at Dell Medical School, The University of Texas at Austin. He is the principal investigator on community-wide projects for integrating social determinants of health data into electronic health records and developing patient engagement platforms to allow patients to access their health data easily.

Dr. Khurshid received the Health Informatics Innovation Award in 2013 for leading the $13.5 million Crescent City Beacon Community Program in New Orleans and University Blockchain Research Institute’s Visionary Award in 2020 for his seminal work in this area. He has served on the Federal Advisory Committee for Health Information Technology, a congressionally-mandated advisory body, and as a patient engagement advisor to the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute, Washington DC.

Dr. Khurshid earned his medical degree from King Edward Medical University, Lahore and his Masters in Public Affairs and PhD in Public Policy from the University of Texas at Austin.