Dr. Audie Atienza currently works in support of ICF’s growing clinical and biomedical informatics areas, developing strategies and applying broad ICF subject matter expertise clients’ largest data analytics challenges. He provides expertise in the areas of health information technology innovation, data science, real-time data capture, research methodology, disease prevention, behavioral science, and health policy.
Dr. Atienza holds more than 15 years of experience leading initiatives across the U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) agency addressing major federal data challenges. Prior to joining ICF, Dr. Atienza served as Senior Advisor to the Associate Director for Data Science at the National Institutes of Health, and Behavioral Scientist in the Science of Research and Technology Branch at the National Cancer Institute.
Dr. Atienza previously served as Senior Advisor to the Chief Technology Officer at the Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Secretary, where he led health technology initiatives in collaboration with the White House, Office of the U.S. Surgeon General, and Office of National Coordinator for Health Information Technology.
Dr. Atienza holds a bachelor's degree in psychology from the University of California at San Diego.