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John Brownstein      

Chief Innovation Officer, Boston Children’s Hospital; Professor at Harvard Medical School

John Brownstein, Ph.D. is a the Chief Innovation Officer of Boston Children’s Hospital and an Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School. He directs the Computational Epidemiology Group at the Children’s Hospital Informatics Program in Boston.

Dr. Brownstein’s research agenda aims to have translation impact on the surveillance, control and prevention of disease. He has been at the forefront of the development and application of public health surveillance including HealthMap, an internet-based global infectious disease intelligence system. The system is in use by millions each year including the CDC, WHO, DHS, DOD, HHS, and EU, and has been recognized by the National Library of Congress and the Smithsonian.

Dr. Brownstein has advised the World Health Organization, Institute of Medicine, the US Department of Health and Human Services, and the White House on real-time public health surveillance. He was awarded the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, the highest honor bestowed by the United States government to outstanding scientists and engineers.

He has authored over 150 peer-reviewed articles on epidemiology and public health. This work has been reported on widely including pieces in the New England Journal of Medicine, Science, Nature, New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, CNN, National Public Radio and the BBC.


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