Raymond Francis Sarmiento is a physician-scientist and currently serves as the Director of the National Telehealth Center, National Institutes of Health, University of the Philippines Manila. He also serves as the Chief Data Protection and Privacy Officer of the University of the Philippines Manila, Data Protection Officer of the Philippine General Hospital, and is a Clinical Assistant Professor of the UP College of Medicine’s Medical Informatics Unit on data warehousing and data modeling and design. He is also the Terminology Services Expert for the Standards and Interoperability Lab for Asia (SIL-Asia) and is an active member of the Asia eHealth Information Network (AeHIN). He sits in the Philippine National eHealth Technical Working Group as the representative from the academe, and is the lead data science / data analytics consultant for the health insurance claims fraud detection project with PhilHealth. Raymond graduated from the University of the Philippines College of Medicine in 2008 and served as the Coordinator for Research and Development (and concurrently, as Field Services Coordinator) of the National Telehealth Center prior to moving to international public health research and health data surveillance and continuing on with informatics work. He finished his Public Health Informatics Fellowship (2014-2016) in the Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations, and Field Studies at the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Prior to joining CDC, he completed a two-year postdoctoral fellowship (2012-2014) in clinical informatics at the Lister Hill National Center for Biomedical Communications (LHNCBC), NLM, National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland, USA. He has been published in international conference proceedings and peer-reviewed journals, including two book chapters published by MIT Press and Springer.”