A pioneer in both consumer informatics and population health monitoring, Dr. Mandl has innovated and published extensively in the areas of personally controlled health records (he is a a co-founder and co-leader of the Indivo project), disease outbreak detection, public health surveillance, and national health information infrastructure. Recognized for his teaching and research, he has received the Barger Award for Excellence in Mentoring at Harvard Medical School and the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, the highest honor bestowed by the United States government to outstanding scientists and engineers. Mandl co-directs a CDC Center of Excellence in Public Health Informatics. He is working to translate biosurveillance approaches to pharmacosurveillance. He is a member of the Advisory Committee to the Director of the CDC. He is also a faculty member of the Harvard Medical School Center for Biomedical Informatics and affiliated faculty at the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology. He has been elected to the American Society for Clinical Investigation, The Society for Pediatric Research, The American Pediatric Society, and the American College of Medical Informatics.
About Kenneth Mandl
Dr. Mandl, M.D., M.P.H. is a Professor at Harvard Medical School and Director of the Intelligent Health Laboratory at the Children's Hospital Informatics Program in Boston Massachusetts. Dr. Mandl is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric emergency physician and received his doctorate in medicine from Harvard Medical School in 1989, and his Master of Public Health degree from the Harvard School of Public Health in 1995. He completed graduate work in medical informatics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.