Yuri Quintana, PhD
Chief, Division of Clincial Informatics
Yuri Quintana, Ph.D. is Chief of the Division of Clinical Informatics Beth Israel Lahey Health and Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Harvard University. His research is focused on developing innovative technologies that empower patients, families and health professionals. He is leading the development of global health networks such as InfosSAGE for home-based elder care coordination (https://www.infosagehealth.org) and Alicanto Cloud (http://www.alicantcloud.com), an online learning and collaboration network used by used by health professionals at Harvard affiliated hospitals such as Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Cancer, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s JWEL Center for sharing best practices in education. He is also developing methods to evaluate digital health applications in mental health and substance abuse. Previously, he developed a global pediatric cancer education and collaboration website used by thousands of health professionals, and an interactive mobile app and website for promoting healthy lifestyles for children. Quintana was a principal investigator in the Canadian HealNet Research Network, and also served as director of the New Media Research Lab developing innovations in interactive media and online education. He has held high-tech positions at IBM and Watcom. Quintana obtained his engineering degrees from the University of Waterloo in Electrical and Computer Engineering and Systems Design Engineering.
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