Dr. Lesselroth is an Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and Vice-Chair of Medical Informatics at the University of Oklahoma-Tulsa School of Community Medicine. He received his undergraduate degree in Anthropology at University of California at Los Angeles and his medical degree at Tulane School of Medicine. He completed a residency in internal medicine at Oregon Health Sciences University (OHSU) and continued as a Medical Informatics Fellow, obtaining a Master’s Degree in Biomedical Informatics (MBI). Dr. Lesselroth is board-certified in internal medicine (ABIM) and clinical informatics (ABPM) and has a certification in human-computer interactions research (UXC).
Dr. Lesselroth was a faculty member and teaching-hospitalist with Department of Veterans’ Affairs (VA), the OHSU Department of Internal Medicine, and the OHSU Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology (DMICE) for over 15 years. During his tenure, he was Director of a VA Patient Safety Center of Inquiry and VA Site Director for one of the first ACGME-accredited Clinical Informatics Post-doctoral training fellowships.
Dr. Lesselroth joined the Medical Informatics faculty at the University of Oklahoma-Tulsa School of Community Medicine (OU-TU SCM) in 2019. He is also adjunct faculty at the University of Victoria, British Columbia School of Health Information Science. In his current role, Dr. Lesselroth manages a portfolio consisting of human-computer interactions research, medical informatics education, health-systems quality improvement, and clinical service delivery. He is a Co-Director of the Medical Informatics elective at OU-TU SCM and Co-Director of the Health Systems Science in Practice course for the College of Medicine and the Physicians Assistants Program. His areas of expertise include decision support systems, quality improvement, human-computer interactions, user experience, telemedicine, and implementation and dissemination science.