Paul Fu Jr., MD

Paul Fu Jr., MD

Investigator, LA BioMed
HS Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Chief, Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine, and Chief Medical Information Officer, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
Adjunct Professor of Health Policy and Management, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health
Director, Center for Biomedical and Public Health Informatics, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute


Child Health and Development

Research Description

Dr. Fu's current research projects focus upon the integration of non-linked large data sets to develop child health and development registries and health trajectory models, tools for measuring impact of ubiquitous computing in clinical settings, and the technical considerations surrounding the development of Regional Health Information Organizations (RHIO).


  • BA, Boston University, Boston, MA
  • MD, 1993, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
  • MPH, 1999, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA

Recent and/or Significant Publications

  1. Magnuson JA, Fu PC Jr, eds. Public Health Informatics and Information Systems. 2nd ed. London: Springer; 2014. Amazon
  2. Webber EC, Fu P Jr, McKenna MP. Social media and pediatric hospital medicine: how our discipline benefits from a virtual community and why it matters for our future. Hosp Pediatr. 2014 Jan;4(1):51-3. doi: 10.1542/hpeds.2013-0072. PMID: 24435603
  3. Fu PC Jr, Rosenthal D, Pevnick JM, Eisenberg F. "The impact of emerging standards adoption on automated quality reporting." J biomed Inform 2012 Jul 20. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 22820003