Dr. Thomas Erlinger
Dr. Thomas Erlinger MD, MPH, VP of Clinical Analytics

Dr. Erlinger has a background in both epidemiology and analytics, holding positions spanning healthcare delivery, academia, and public health. While in academia, he conducted clinical epidemiologic and population health research at Johns Hopkins, co-authoring dozens of peer-reviewed publications. Outside of academia, Dr. Erlinger served as the State Epidemiologist for Texas and has led clinical analytics in both payer and provider organizations. He has also led Clinical Informatics for a large regional health system in Texas. Dr. Erlinger helped establishing and overseeing analytics in Quality and Health Economics for Ascension Health, the largest non-profit healthcare system in the US. He has experience leading enterprise analytics efforts in patient quality, clinical efficacy, econometrics, and cost effectiveness using a variety of analytic approaches ranging from descriptive, to predictive and machine learning methodologies. He also has experience leveraging data from a variety of sources including trials, claims, EHRs, and registries. Dr. Erlinger completed his training in Internal Medicine at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and Fellowship in Clinical Research at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. He earned his medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. In addition, he holds a Master in Public Health (MPH) from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.