Roland Gamache, PhD, MBA, FAMIA
Roland Gamache, PhD, MBA, FAMIA is a Staff Fellow for the Division of Digital Healthcare Research in the Center for Evidence and Practice Improvement at the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. His areas of focus include the effective use of information technology that suggests interventions to improve health outcomes and to enhance operational processes and tools that improve the utilization of health data.
Before joining AHRQ, Dr. Gamache worked as a researcher and educator at the Regenstrief Institute at Indiana University where he worked on projects that bridged public health and clinical care standards-based data sharing utilizing health information exchanges. Additionally, he focused on workforce development issues through teaching health informatics courses and developing competency centered course materials. Prior to his university work, he led a number of teams at a state health agency that included projects in public health preparedness, automation and quality improvement of data collection for public health registries, syndromic surveillance programs, and the calculation and dissemination of state health statistics.