Jim Turnbull, DHA

Jim TurnbullDr. Turnbull's career spans over 30 years in the health care industry, split between the Canadian and American Health Systems. Since March of 2008, he has served as Chief Information Officer of the University of Utah Health. Prior to joining U of U Health, Dr. Turnbull served for seven years as Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer of The Children's Hospital in Denver, Colorado.

His academic background includes a BA in Organizational Psychology, an MBA from the University of Western Ontario, and a DHA from the Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Turnbull has been a recipient of the Computerworld Smithsonian Award in 1996 and 1998, and was the recipient of the CHIME-HIMSS 2012 John E. Gall Jr. CIO of the Year Award. Jim is a former board member and chairman of the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME), and a fellow and former president of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS).