J. Marc Overhage, MD, PhD

Marc Overhage, MD, PhD is leading Alliance for Cell Therapy Research’s efforts to advance collaborative evidence development for regenerative cell therapies, including the development of a distributed outcomes database to inform regulatory, payment, clinical, and payment decision-making.

He previously served as Chief Medical Informatics Officer and Vice President for Population Health Intelligence Strategy for Cerner Corporation and Siemens Healthcare. His leadership and experience have focused on developing, deploying and evaluating clinical information systems with emphasis on clinical decision support and health information exchange as well as spearheading efforts to leverage clinical data for clinical research.

Prior to his role at Siemens Healthcare, he served as President and CEO of Indiana Health Information Exchange, Professor of Medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine, and Researcher at the Regenstrief Institute.  While at the Regenstrief Institute, Dr. Overhage created a community wide electronic medical record (called the Indiana Network for Patient Care) containing data from many sources including laboratories, pharmacies and hospitals in central Indiana. Over 104 acute care hospitals and over 22,000 physicians participate in the system, which includes inpatient and outpatient encounter data, laboratory results, immunization data and other selected data.

Dr. Overhage is a graduate of Wabash College and the Indiana University School of Medicine where he earned both his PhD in Biophysics and MD. He completed his residency and fellowships at the Indiana University. Dr. Overhage is a fellow of the American College of Medical Informatics, a Master of the American College of Physicians, a Fellow of the National Academy of Medicine, and has served on multiple boards of nationally recognized organizations.