Anita Walden, MS
Anita Walden holds more than 20 years of experience in clinical research and 15 years of informatics-related activities. She has managed data operations for large domestic and international trials conducted in over 25 countries and has supervised data integration and informatics teams. Her informatics background is diverse, with experience in digital health technology, data standards development, data integration, usability evalution and electronic health record interoperability. She is a member of the Society of Clinical Data Management (SCDM) Innovation and Education Committees, and also Health Level Seven (HL7). She has held leadership roles in Health Level Seven (HL7) and the Critical Path Institute, and has a strong relationship with the Clinical Data Interchange Consortium (CDISC), collaborating on standards methodology activities.
She is also an industry educator and trainer in clinical research informatics, and mobile health technologies with the Society of Clinical Data Management (SCDM).
As the Assistant Director of the National Center for Data to Health’s Coordinating Center at Oregon Health and Science University, she is supporting innovation efforts across the program. Those efforts include the use of international standards, EHR data integration for clinical studies and cloud-based technologies for clinical translational research.