Adam Wilcox


Adam Wilcox, PhD
Medical Informatics Director
Intermountain Healthcare

Adam Wilcox, PhD, is the Director of Medical Informatics at Intermountain Healthcare. He has spent over 15 years in clinical informatics and clinical research informatics, much of that in supporting comparative effectiveness and patient-centered outcomes research. At Intermountain, he leads efforts in applying health information technology to quality improvement processes, supports health IT applications to primary care, and leads Intermountain’s clinical decision support efforts. He also directs Intermountain’s analytic health repository, where he leads the development of a more research-accessible database extracted from electronic health records. Prior to his return to Intermountain, he was an associate professor in the Department of Biomedical Informatics at Columbia University, where he was the initial principal investigator for the Washington Heights/Inwood Informatics Infrastructure for Comparative Effectiveness Research (WICER) project. He also directed the clinical data warehouse, the clinical data repository and legacy electronic health record, a local health information exchange, and the informatics support for the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center. He has broad experience in both applied and research informatics, and was the creator and director of the Research Methods in Informatics course at Columbia University. In 2015, Dr. Wilcox was appointed a member of the PCORI Methodology Committee. He is an elected fellow of the American College of Medical Informatics, is a senior editor for eGEMs, and serves on the Clinical Informatics Subcommittee for the American Board of Preventive Medicine, which administers the board examination for the clinical informatics subspecialty. He has authored over 100 book chapters, peer-reviewed articles and abstracts, and has presented at conferences and institutions across the country.