Administrator, Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC)
Gregory Pappas MD PhD has a leadership role in establishment of the Biologicals Evaluation and Safety System (BEST) through innovative partnerships, a real-world evidence approaches to generation of evidence, including the including of national specialty society registries. He serves on the Sentinel Executive Committee, the CDER RWE Workgroup for Registries, and the Executive Board of MDEpiNet. Dr. Pappas also played a leadership role in establishment of NEST (National Evaluation System for health Technology), for CDRH (Center for Devices and Radiological Health) working with broad set of stakeholders including other government agencies (ONC, CMS, NIH, AHRQ), industry, researchers, patient groups, clinical specialty societies and their registries. He also leaders a large public private partnership SHIELD (Systemic Harmonization and Interoperability Enhancement for Laboratory Data ) devoted to moving the national laboratory data towards interoperability.