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Peter J. Embi, MD, MS, FACP, FACMI

Associate Professor and Interim Chair, Department of Biomedical Informatics

Chief Research Information Officer, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Associate Dean for Research Informatics, The Ohio State ​University College of Medicine​


office: 250 Lincoln Tower
phone: (614) 292-4778
fax: (614) 688-6600
web: http://www.embi.net

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For scheduling requests, please contact Gabrielle Kokanos: by email or phone: (614) 685-9231.​

mailing address:
250 Lincoln Tower 
1800 Cannon Drive
Columbus, OH 43210

Dr. Embi joined the Medical Center in 2010 from the University of Cincinnati Academic Health Center where he was Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine and Director of Biomedical Informatics in the Center for Clinical and Translational Science and Training. He has served as an adjunct assistant professor in Ohio State's Department of Biomedical Informatics since 2008. He is also the founding director of the Center for Health Informatics at the University of Cincinnati Academic Health Center.

Dr. Embi is an internationally recognized researcher and educator in the field of clinical research informatics, with numerous publications and presentations describing his innovations in the field. Dr. Embi has received numerous awards for his distinguished work in rheumatology including the 2008 Association of Rheumatology Health Professionals President's Award. He currently serves on the American College of Rheumatology's board of directors. In 2008 he was elected as a fellow in the American College of Physicians.​

Dr. Embi received his medical degree from the University of South Florida, his Master of Science degree in Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology from Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) and his undergraduate degree from the University of Florida. He completed his internal medicine residency, chief residency and biomedical informatics fellowship at OHSU, and a fellowship in rheumatology at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation. He served on the OHSU faculty for two years before joining the University of Cincinnati in 2004.