Mhd Wael Alrifai, MD
Damascus University School of Medicine, Damascus, Syria
Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
Internship-American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
Pediatric Residency-University of South Alabama
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellowship-Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Applied Clinical Informatics; Clinical Decision Support; Neonatology
Dr. Alrifai is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Biomedical Informatics, a board-certified neonatologist in the Division of Neonatology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) and a board-certified clinical informaticians in the Department of Biomedical Informatics. He holds a master's degree in applied clinical informatics. Dr. Alrifai is a VUMC HealthIT clinical director for pediatrics. He designed electronic health records clinical content for VUMC neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) and multiple NICUs in the state of Tennessee. Dr. Alrifai's research focus is in the area of clinical decision support (CDS) for neonatal care. He designed and published clinical trials in the evaluation of clinical information systems in neonatal care, and has ongoing trials in the evaluation of CDS tools.