Deryk Van Brunt

picdvb_Deryk Van Brunt is President and Chairman of the Healthy Communities Institute, a Xerox Company, and Associate Clinical Professor in the School of Public Health at the University of California at Berkeley. The Healthy Communities Institute provides the leading web-based platform to support hospitals, health systems, local and state health departments and community collaborations with community health improvement strategies. Van Brunt works with many organizations to help them understand the health risks in the communities they serve, meet regulatory requirements, plan best practice interventions and build evaluation plans. Van Brunt’s recent research is in the areas of (1) chronic care management, and (2) improving population health and environmental sustainability through the use of community-based health information systems. Van Brunt was a recent member of the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology Systems Health Care Working Group, and a contributor to the Report to the President: Better Health Care and Lower Costs: Accelerating Improvement through systems Engineering (May 2014). Van Brunt received his DrPH in Health Informatics from the University of California at Berkeley School of Public Health, where he now teaches Health Informatics.