John Brownstein

Chief Innovation Officer Boston Children's Hospital

JohnIn addition to John’s role at Boston Children’s Hospital, he also directs the Computational Epidemiology Group at the Children’s Hospital Informatics Program in Boston. He was trained as an epidemiologist and his 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.org, 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. He’s at Health 2.0 this year talking to us about integrating social and clinical data.