Marc Overhage, Class of 1979, has been elected to the prestigious Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences.
Marc is a leader in the effort to improve patient care delivery and safety. He is director of medical informatics at the Regenstrief Institute and Sam Regenstrief Professor of Medicine at the Indiana University School of Medicine. He also founded the Indiana Health Information Exchange, which provides hospitals and doctors’ offices with information from hospitalizations, doctors’ offices, test results, immunization data and other information critical to patient care.
Marc received his Ph.D. in biophysics and his M.D. from the IU School of Medicine, where he also completed his residency. He was a medical informatics fellow at the Regenstrief Institute. The IU School of Medicine and the Regenstrief Institute are located on the campus of Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.