Dr. James Harrison Jr, FCAP

University of Virginia Health System

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University of Virginia Health System
United States
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James H Harrison


James Harrison, MD, PhD, is Professor of Pathology, Director of Clinical Laboratory Informatics, Associate Director of Clinical Chemistry, and the Quality and Patient Safety Officer in the Department of Pathology at the University of Virginia. He also co-chairs the Clinical Laboratory Stewardship Subcommittee at the UVA Health System. His work in informatics has included formal roles in the installation and management of clinical laboratory information systems, electronic health records, clinical decision support, institutional clinical trials management systems, biorepository systems, and institutional clinical data repositories, and he is active in resident training, clinical analytics, and software development. He has received funding as PI for R-01 and T-15 grants from the NLM and NCI. In the College of American Pathologists, he is chair of the Informatics Committee and a member of the Information Technology Leadership Committee. He serves as a CAP liaison to the Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Workgroup of the IHE, and the Alliance for Digital Pathology. He also serves on the All-Payer Claims Database Steering Committee of the Commonwealth of Virginia.