Yuri Quintana, Ph.D. Director, Global Health Informatics, Division of Clinical Informatics, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Yuri Quintana, Ph.D. is focused on developing innovative technologies that empower communities of professionals and consumers to collaborate on a worldwide basis. He is Director for Global Health Informatics in the Division of Clinical Informatics, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and Assistant Professor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He is developing global online collaboration networks for health care delivery and applications in mobile health. Previously, he was at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, where he developed international education and informatics programs in pediatric oncology. He led the development of Cure4Kids, a pediatric cancer education and collaboration Website used by thousands of health professionals worldwide; POND4Kids for international collaborative clinical trials; and Cure4Kids for Kids, an outreach education program to teach children and communities about cancer and healthy living. Quintana was a principal investigator in the Canadian HealNet Research Network, focusing on consumer health informatics, and a faculty member at the University of Western Ontario. Quintana 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 Canada Limited and Watcom. He has been the chair of five international conferences on medical informatics. Quintana obtained his engineering degrees from the University of Waterloo in Electrical and Computer Engineering and Systems Design Engineering.
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