Jay Ronquillo

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Jay G. Ronquillo, MD, MPH, MMSc, MEng
Assistant Professor, Biomedical Informatics
Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine

Jay G. Ronquillo, MD, MPH, MMSc, MEng is an Assistant Professor, Biomedical Informatics at Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine (WMed). He received his BS and MEng in Electrical/Computer Engineering from Cornell University, Post-Baccalaureate training from the University of Pennsylvania, MD from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, MPH in Quantitative Methods from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Master of Medical Sciences in Biomedical Informatics from Harvard Medical School, and completed a Fellowship in Biomedical Informatics at Massachusetts General Hospital. At WMed, Dr. Ronquillo works directly with the program chairs to educate and mentor medical students about biomedical informatics, perform informatics research, and helped create the medical school’s first ever graduate program in clinical informatics.

Dr. Ronquillo began his career as a programmer analyst at Goldman Sachs before pursuing a career in medicine. He has worked as a research investigator at the National Institutes of Health, medical officer at the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and also founded a biomedical informatics startup. As the Director of Biomedical Informatics at the National Center for Health Research, a non-profit in Washington D.C., Dr. Ronquillo testified at FDA advisory committee meetings regarding approval of new medical devices and technologies, as well as presented at a Senate briefing regarding the impact on patients and consumers of proposed healthcare legislation for electronic health records and related technologies. Dr. Ronquillo has developed informatics software for diverse healthcare applications as well as performed, published, and presented collaborative research in several medical and informatics journals and conferences, including the OHDSI Symposium.

For more information about Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine, please visit: http://med.wmich.edu/

Ronquillo JG, Zuckerman DM. Software-Related Recalls of Health Information Technology and Other Medical Devices: Implications for FDA Regulation of Digital Health. Milbank Q. 2017 Sep;95(3):535-553. doi: 10.1111/1468-0009.12278.

Ronquillo JG, Zuckerman DM. Electronic Health Records. Ann Intern Med. 2017 Apr 4;166(7):536. doi: 10.7326/L17-0050

Ronquillo JG, Baer MR, Lester WT. Sex-specific patterns and differences in dementia and Alzheimer’s disease using informatics approaches. J Women Aging. 2016; 28(5):403-
11. Epub 2016 Apr 22.

Zai AH, Kim S, Kamis A, Hung K, Ronquillo JG, Chueh HC, Atlas SJ. Applying operations research to optimize a novel population management system for cancer screening. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2014 Feb;21(e1):e129-35.

Zai AH, Ronquillo JG, Nieves R, Chueh HC, Kvedar JC, Jethwani K. Assessing hospital readmission risk factors in heart failure patients enrolled in a telemonitoring program. Int J Telemed Appl. 2013;2013:305819.

Ronquillo JG. How the electronic health record will change the future of healthcare.
Yale J Biol Med. 2012 Sep;85(3):379-386

Ronquillo JG, Li C, Lester WT. Genetic testing behavior and reporting patterns in electronic medical records for physicians trained in a primary care specialty or subspecialty. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2012 Jul-Aug;19(4):570-4. doi: 10.1136/amiajnl- 2011-000621. Epub 2012 Apr 17.