Population Health Science and Policy, Icahn School of Medicine
Since 2017, Catherine has worked as a Senior Clinical Research Informaticist at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and the Clinical Informatics Group at Mount Sinai Health System in New York City. At Mount Sinai, she leads and collaborates in various institutional Clinical Research Informatics, Clinical Informatics, and Quality Improvement projects, and participates in national Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) efforts. Over the last fifteen years, Catherine has developed expertise in research data-management, clinical data quality, data warehousing, interoperability and knowledge representation. In addition, her expertise also includes EHR implementation, usability, optimization, use of patient portals for patient recruitment and collection of patient-reported data. Dr. Craven has previously served as a short-term Scientific Review Officer at the National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review for the Precision Medicine and Childhood Environmental Outcomes initiatives, and a Clinical Informationist at Welch Medical Library, Johns Hopkins Medicine. She has been an active member of the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) in which she held various leadership positions since 2003 and the Healthcare Data Analytics Association (HDAA) since 2018. She also currently serves on the Editorial Boards of Journal of American Medical Informatics Association and ACIOpen. Dr. Craven recently led the national healthcare data warehousing survey and has authored over twenty-five articles and multiple book chapters. Catherine Craven is a Fellow of the American Medical Informatics Association (FAMIA) and holds a PhD in Health Informatics from University of Missouri (MU), MU Informatics Institute, College of Engineering where she was a National Library of Medicine (NLM) Biomedical and Health Informatics Research Training Fellow through the MU School of Medicine Department of Health Management and Informatics. She also holds a Graduate Certificate in the Business of Medicine, Carey Business School, Johns Hopkins University; a Master of Arts in Journalism (science writing, long-form nonfiction) from the MU School of Journalism; and a Master of Arts in Library and Information Science, from the MU School of Library and Informational Science.