Yuri Quintana, PhD

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Yuri Quintana, PhD is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. He also holds a position of Director, Global Health Informatics in the Division of Clinical Informatics, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Dr. Quintana’s research is focused on developing innovative technologies that empower communities of professionals and consumers to collaborate on a worldwide basis. He conducts research and teaches on topics of global health information systems, global e-health applications, clinical informatics, consumer health informatics, mobile health systems, online learning systems, and serious games for health and wellness.

Previously he was at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, where he developed of international education and informatics programs in pediatric oncology. He led the development of Cure4Kids, an online pediatric cancer education and collaboration Website used by over thousands of health professionals worldwide; online systems used for international collaborative clinical trials; and Cure4Kids for Kids, a community outreach education program to educate children and communities about cancer and healthy living.