Michael Hogarth received a bachelor's degree in Biomedical Engineering in 1985 from Texas A&M University. In 1991, he received a Doctor of Medicine from University of Texas, Southwestern (Dallas, TX). After completing residency training in Internal Medicine at the UC Davis Medical Center in 1995, he entered a Medical Informatics fellowship in the UC Davis Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. He completed the fellowship in 1997 and joined the faculty of the UC Davis Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine where he currently serves as an Associate Professor.
Currently, Michael Hogarth is a member of the Masters of Public Health faculty, the Medical Informatics graduate program faculty, and the UC Davis Computer Science graduate group. He also attends on the Internal Medicine wards and serves in the Department of Pathology as a member of the Pathology Informatics faculty. He is the principal investigator for the California Electronic Death Registration System (CA-EDRS; http://www.edrs.us), the largest and most active electronic death certificate system in the U.S.
Michael Hogarth is a member of the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA), Health Level 7 (HL-7), the National Association of Public Health Statistics and Information Systems (NAPHSIS), and the California Regional Health Information Organization (CalRHIO).