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Hadi H. K. Kharrazi, MD, PhD

  • Associate Professor

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624 N. Broadway
Hampton House 606
Baltimore, Maryland 21205


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Johns Hopkins Center for Population Health IT

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PhD, Dalhousie University, 2010
MHI, Dalhousie University, 2005
MD, Tehran University, 2003


Dr. Hadi Kharrazi is a core faculty of Health Policy and Management at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health with a joint appointment at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. He is the research director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Population Health IT (CPHIT) and serves on multiple national advisory boards and steering committees including: the Public Health Informatics Working Group Executive Committee of the American Medical Informatics Association (PHI–WG AMIA), the Steering Committee of the Academy Health’s Health IT Interest Group (AH–HIT IG), and the DHHS ONC’s Measurement Community of Practice.

As the research director of CPHIT, Dr. Kharrazi is pursuing priority Population Health Informatics (PHI) research that provide direct population-based applications to providers, patients, and payers. His research focuses on leveraging informatics to advance population health and improve cost. He has been the [co-]principal investigator of multiple federal and state grants with special focus on population/clinical health IT

Dr. Kharrazi also has an extensive record on education. He has developed more than a dozen courses in health informatics. He is currently the director of the DrPH Informatics track program at the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, and the co-director of the PhD program in Health Informatics at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.

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Honors and Awards

JHU Faculty Innovation Award - 2013

Technology Transfer Award - 2017

Excellence in Teaching - 2018

  • health informatics
  • population health informatics
  • risk stratification
  • predictive modeling
  • medical informatics
  • clinical informatics
  • decision support systems
  • consumer health informatics

See for the most recent list of publications. Selected recent publications:

  • Kharrazi H, Anzaldi L, Hernandez L, Davison A, Boyd CM, Leff B, Kimura J, Weiner JP. Measuring the value of electronic health record’s free text in identification of geriatric syndromes. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2018
  • Kharrazi H, Chi W, Chang HY, Richards TM, Gallagher JM, Knudson SM, Weiner JP. Comparing population-based risk-stratification model performance using data extracted from electronic health records versus administrative claims. Med Care. 2017; 55 (8): 789-796
  • Kharrazi H, Lasser E, Yasnoff WA, Loonsk J, Advani A, Lehmann H, Chin D, Weiner JP. A proposed national research and development agenda for population health informatics: summary recommendations from a national expert workshop. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2017; 24 (1):2-12
  • Chang HY*, Richards TM, Shermock KM, Elder-Dalpoas S, Kan H, Alexander CG, Weiner JP, Kharrazi H. Evaluating the impact of prescription fill rates on risk stratification model performance. Med Care. 2017; 55 (12): 1052-1060
  • Swain MJ*, Kharrazi H. Feasibility of 30?day hospital?readmission prediction modeling based on health information exchange data. Int J Med Inform. 2015; 84 (12):1048-1056