Chair Elect/Vice Chair - Julia Skapik MD
Julia Skapik, MD, PhD, serves as the Chair-Elect for the HL7 International Board of Directors. She is currently the Medical Director for Informatics at the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) and a board-certified Internist and Clinical Informaticist. Prior to her current position, she worked as a physician within the Inova Health System and was the Chief Health Information Officer for Cognitive Medical Systems, Inc. Dr. Skapik also previously served five years as a Senior Medical Informatics Officer at the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. In this position she led efforts for the quality improvement standards and participated in international standards development.
Dr. Skapik is a recognized leader in health IT interoperability, governance and clinical content. In her role at NACHC, Dr. Skapik is focused on broad HIT stakeholder coordination and engagement, common data definitions and measure harmonization, and HIT-enabled clinical quality improvement, care coordination, and patient engagement.
Dr. Skapik is a graduate of the New College of Florida. She received her Master of Public Health in Epidemiology and Biostatistics and medical degree from the Johns Hopkins University.