Warner Slack, MD

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Dr. Warner Slack received his bachelor’s degree from Princeton University, his medical degree from Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons, and his medical internship and residency training in neurology at the University of Wisconsin.

Over the past 40 years he has focused his research on the use of computers to improve communication in the field of medicine and to empower both patients and doctors for better health care. From 1989 through 1998, he was Editor in Chief of the journal MD Computing.

He is Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, a member of the Division of Clinical Informatics, Department of Medicine, and Department of Psychiatry at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and, with Howard L. Bleich, M.D., co-president of the Center for Clinical Computing in Boston.