Director for the Health Data Initiative, Office of the Chief Technology Officer ,U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
Damon Davis serves as Director for the Health Data Initiative in the office of the Chief Technology Officer in the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. He is responsible for leading the Department’s efforts to promote the Health Data Initiative, a movement devoted to implementing policies directed at improving access to federal data resources, and promoting the expanded uses of the data for applications and services to promote innovative solutions to problems in health, health care, and the delivery of human services.
Prior to his post in the CTO’s office Mr. Davis worked in the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) in the Office of Consumer eHealth (OCeH). As Special Assistant in ONC his focus was on increasing consumer access to secure electronic personal health information. He joined the department in 2009.
Mr. Davis holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Hampton University and a Masters of Business Administration from Loyola College of Maryland.