Peter White, PhD, is the Riveschl Professor and chair of the Department of Biomedical Informatics at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, and division director of Biomedical Informatics at Cincinnati Children's. In these roles, he oversees informatics research and resources at both institutions, including academic, educational, data services, technology development, and research IT missions.
As co-director of the Center for Pediatric Genomics, he also serves in a leadership capacity for establishing enterprise-level solutions to genome-based precision medicine at Cincinnati Children’s. In his research career, Dr. White has explored the development and application of novel approaches for disease gene discovery, including identifying causative genes for neuroblastoma, ADHD, autism, and congenital heart defects. He has also developed innovative approaches for integrating and disseminating clinical, phenotypic, and molecular data to researchers for promoting discovery and hypothesis validation.
Dr. White has recently played a lead informatics role on a number of national network research programs, including the NCATS Clinical and Translational Science Award for UC and Cincinnati Children’s, the NICHD Newborn Screening Translational Research Network, the NHLBI Bench to Bassinet Program, the NHGRI Clinical Sequencing and Exploratory Research and IGNITE Consortia, and the Genomic Research and Innovation Network.
Bioinformatics; biomedical informatics; genome informatics
Professor, UC Department of Biomedical Informatics
Biomedical Informatics, Genomics