Genevieve Melton-Meaux

Professor, Division of Colon & Rectal Surgery
Director, Center for Learning Health System Sciences
Core Faculty Member, Institute of Health Informatics
Chief Analytics & Care Innovation Officer, Clinical Variation Reduction Program


Genevieve Melton-Meaux is a Professor of Surgery, Director for the Center for Learning Health System Sciences, and Core Faculty in the Institute for Health Informatics at the University of Minnesota (U of M). She is a practicing colorectal surgeon with interests in colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, minimally invasive techniques, and individualized treatment plans for complex patients. She serves as the Chief Analytics and Care Innovation Officer for M Health Fairview where she leads its Clinical Variation Reduction program promoting appropriate evidence-based care, enterprise data analytics, and informatics including Clinical Decision Support (CDS) and Health IT optimization and innovation. Her research interests include clinical colorectal surgery, improving note usage in EHRs, evaluating technology solutions in practice, clinical natural language processing (NLP), and improving surgical care with informatics. She serves as the UMN Associate Director for the Clinical NLP-IE Research Group and nationally as President of the American College of Medical Informatics and as a Board Member for the American Medical Informatics Association.

Research Summary

Funded Research Discovery and Visualization of New Information from Clinical Reports Natural Language Processing for Clinical and Translational Research Leveraging the EHR to Collect and Analyze Social, Behavioral & Familial Factors University of Minnesota Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) Research Interests Biomedical informatics Inflammatory bowel disease Colon and rectal cancer

Clinical Summary

Colorectal disorders; Colorectal cancer; Anorectal diseases; Diverticular disease; Inflammatory bowel disease; Laparoscopic surgery; Colonoscopy




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