Simon Lin, MD, MBA, is a national expert on data-driven healthcare innovations. As the Chief Research Information Officer at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, he is responsible for strategic planning, programmatic development and oversight of activities at the intersection of research informatics, translational medicine, and clinical informatics. Dr. Lin’s goal is to utilize electronic health records (EHRs) and health information technology (HIT) to improve safety, quality, outcomes and effectiveness. He authored over 90 publications and edited five books published by Springer. Dr. Lin’s leadership in clinical research informatics has been recognized through his appointment to study sections and advisory committees as part of the National Institutes of Health and the International Standard Committee of SNOMED-CT.