Lee Carmen was appointed associate vice president for information systems in July 2007. He oversees information technology services, including technical support, applications development, and clinical applications across the University of Iowa Health Care enterprise.
He joined the UI Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine staff as director of Information Systems in 1994, directing information technology support for academic, research, and administrative initiatives. In 2001, he was named chief information officer and director of Health Care Information Systems for University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics and UI Carver College of Medicine. He is an adjunct instructor in the College of Public Health at the University of Iowa.
Carmen received bachelor’s degrees in microbiology from the University of Oklahoma and in electrical engineering from the University of Iowa.
Becker's Hospital Review recognized Lee Carmen in the 2014 edition of "100 Hospital and Health System CIOs to Know."