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Pete Walton, MD

Pete WaltonSPHIS Administration
Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences

Associate Dean
Room No 233C, 485 E. Gray St.
Louisville, KY 40202
Phone: 502-852-4493
pete.walton@louisville.edu


Background

Joined UofL in 1999.
From 1994-1997, worked with Vencor, Inc. as VP for Information Systems.
From 1981-1993, founded and was CEO of Second Foundation, Inc., which developed and marketed electronic health record systems.
From 1974-1981, served as Research Associate in the PROMIS Laboratory, University of Vermont.
From 1972-1974, was Project Officer in the US Public Health Service, assigned to the Health Care Technology Division, National Center for Health Services Research and Development, DHHS, Rockville, MD.
From 1971-1972, served as Intern, Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA.

Research Interests

Repurposing clinical data for research and health event surveillance
Intuition, learning and deciding in health
Network science applications in health
Acausal detection of health events

Teaching Activities

Introduction to Health Informatics.
Introduction to Health Systems.

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