Jon DeShazo makes his living bringing together health care, information systems, and people. As a researcher, he creates innovative technologies that help healthcare providers and patients make more healthful decisions. As Scientific Director of the Virginia Commonwealth University Biomedical Informatics Core, he oversees people, computer systems, and data that speed up the pace of biomedical discoveries. Jon was first trained in nursing, then computer programming, health services research, and biomedical informatics. He believes that true innovations are the result of partnerships between different stakeholders, and listening skills are as important as research design skills.

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