Chief Innovation Officer
Boston Children’s Hospital
Other Affiliations: Harvard Medical School, Computational Epidemiology Group, Digital Health Accelerator
Focus Areas: biomedical informatics, crowdsourcing, data mining, disease surveillance, disease control, disease prevention, low and middle-income countries
John Brownstein, PhD is Professor of Biomedical Informatics at Harvard Medical School and is the Chief Innovation Officer of Boston Children’s Hospital. He directs the Computational Epidemiology Lab and the Innovation and Digital Health Accelerator both at Boston Children’s. He was trained as an epidemiologist at Yale University. Dr. Brownstein is also Uber’s healthcare advisor and co-founder of digital health companies Epidemico and Circulation.