RISE Leadership & Staff

Learn about the leadership and staff behind the Rheumatology Informatics System for Effectiveness (RISE) registry.

Committee on Registries and Health Information Technology

The Committee on Registries and Health Information Technology (RHIT) works to support and advance the use of appropriate health IT within the various facets of the rheumatology community, such as research and quality improvement. As part of that work, the committee oversees the growth and development of the ACR’s registry technology, as well as other clinical and administrative IT efforts, such as rheumatology data standards. Learn more about the RHIT committee

William Harvey, MD, MSc, FACR (Chair)
Amanda Myers, MD (BOD Liaison)
Puneet Bajaj (QMS Liaison)
Jinoos Yazdany, MD, MPH
Meera Subash, MD
Virginia Reddy, MD
Andreas Reimold, MD

Thomas Grader-Beck, MD
Jean Liew, MD
Richard Martin, MD
Chris Phillips, MD
Titilayo Ologhobo, MPH (ARP)
John Bridges, MD (FIT)

Research and Publications Subcommittee

The Research and Publications Subcommittee, a subcommittee of RHIT, oversees the processes and procedures associated with use of registry data for research purposes. They also conduct reviews of all requests for analysis of registry data to ensure feasibility and compliance with RISE standards.

RISE Registry Staff

Learn more about the ACR RISE registry staff and how they can provide assistance.

Adam Cooper, MS
Vice President, Practice, Advocacy, and Quality

Janell Martin, CAE
Director, Registry Operations

Lindsey Hunter, MS
Specialist, Registry Operations

Allison Plitman, MPA
Specialist, Registry Communications

Tracy Johansson, MS
Sr. Director, Registry

Jennifer Ude, MS
Specialist, Quality & Registry Analytics

Amber Washington
Coordinator, Registry Analytics

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