Matthew Samore, MD is the Principal Investigator of both the Salt Lake VA Informatics Decision Enhancement and Surveillance (IDEAS) Center and the VA Consortium for Healthcare Informatics Research. He is a Professor of Medicine, Adjunct Professor of Biomedical Informatics, and Division Chief of Epidemiology at the University of Utah.
Dr. Samore attended the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine then completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Washington University in St. Louis. Afterwards, he completed his fellowship at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Beth Israel Hospital in Infectious Diseases. Dr. Samore was a member of the faculty of Harvard Medical School for 8 years, where his expertise encompassed epidemiologic methods, electronic surveillance, and decision-support systems.
As the Division Chief, Dr. Samore has spearheaded program building efforts in health services research and informatics at the VA Salt Lake City Health Care System and University of Utah. He has broad-based experience in leading multi-disciplinary research programs. He has received funding from FDA, AHRQ, CDC, and VA.