Genevieve Melton-Meaux

Professor, Division of Colon & Rectal Surgery, Department of Surgery
Director, Center for Learning Health System Sciences
Professor and Core Faculty Member, Institute of Health Informatics
Chief Analytics & Care Innovation Officer, M Health Fairview
Senior Associate Dean for Health Informatics and Data Science


Genevieve Melton-Meaux serves as Professor of Surgery, Senior Associate Dean of Health Informatics and Data Science, Director for the Center for Learning Health System Sciences, and Core Faculty in the Institute for Health Informatics at the University of Minnesota. As a colorectal surgeon, she has interests in colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, minimally invasive techniques, individualized treatment plans for complex patients, and bringing innovative care models and solutions to improve patient care. 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, surgical informatics, improving note usage in EHRs, evaluating technology solutions in practice, advancing learning health system capabilities and the generation of real world evidence, and clinical natural language processing (NLP). At the University of Minnesota, she serves on the Executive Leadership Team of the University's Data Science Initiative, Associate Director for the Clinical NLP Research Group, and Program Director for the Clinical Informatics Fellowship. Nationally, she is Immediate Past-President of the American College of Medical Informatics and President-Elect of the American Medical Informatics Association.

Research Summary

Learning Health System Sciences, Clinical Informatics, Digital Transformation, Surgery including Colon and Rectal Surgery, and Health IT Implementation and Optimization.

Clinical Summary

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

Honors and Recognition

Recognized as 2023 Top Doctor by Mpls.St.Paul Magazine



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Administrative Contact

Division of Colon & Rectal Surgery | Alexandra Broek |

Center for Learning Health System Sciences | CLHSS Administrator |

Fairview Chief Analytics and Care Innovation Officer | Meagan Teal |