Robert Schmidt, MD, PhD, MBA

Robert Schmidt, MD, PhD, MBA

Director: Center for Effective Medical Testing

Director: Quality Optimization
Medical Director: Huntsman Cancer Hospital Clinical Laboratory
Professor, University of Utah School of Medicine


  • Master’s Degree—Biochemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Master’s Degree—Molecular Genetics, University of Chicago
  • Master’s Degree–Business Administration, University of Chicago
  • Master’s Degree—Chemical Engineering, University of Minnesota
  • Master’s Degree—Clinical Epidemiology, University of Sydney
  • Graduate Certificate—Biostatistics, University of Sydney
  • Graduate Diploma, Pharmaceutical Medicine, University of New South Wales
  • Doctorate Degree—Operations Management, University of Virginia
  • Medical Degree—University of Sydney
  • Residency—Clinical Pathology, University of Utah


  • American Board of Pathology (Clinical Pathology, Clinical Informatics)

Research Interests

  • Economic Evaluation of Diagnostic Tests
  • Meta-Analysis
  • Operations Analysis