Charles Kitzman

Chief Information Officer, Shasta Community Health Center

Charles has proudly served as the Chief Information Officer of Shasta Community Health Center (CHC) in Redding, California for 11 years. In addition to being an innovation hub for the Center for Care Innovations and a progressive Teaching Health Center, Shasta CHC has been recently deemed, by HRSA, to be among the top "one percent" of CHCs nationwide. Charles has an extensive background in education specializing in technology and the humanities. He has presented on many topics related to Health IT in various forums, including the Western Clinician’s Network and the California Primary Care Association Annual and Quality Care Conferences. He holds a master’s degree in medical informatics (MS-MMI) from Northwestern University and is a graduate of both the UCLA Health Care Health Executive Program and the UCSF Clinic Leadership Institute Emerging Leaders Program. Charles currently sits on the board of directors for the community-based health information organization, SacValley MedShare, which serves 12 counties in Northeast California.