Andrew Boyd

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Andrew Boyd is an Assistant Professor of Biomedical and Health Information Sciences at the University of Illinois at Chicago. After completing his medical degree at University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dr. Boyd's postdoctoral work was in biomedical informatics at the University of Michigan.

Dr. Boyd is a biomedical and health informatics researcher. His primary area of interest is in data simplification to improve clinical outcomes. He has been collaborating on large interdisciplinary research projects since 2002 in the field of biomedical and health informatics. As part of the NIH Re-engineering the clinical research enterprise, he lead the development of the “Honest Broker” mechanism to safely share clinical data between treating clinicians across institutional boundaries. He has been a co-Investigator on several NIH and DOD proposals on other funding sources.

The opinions expressed in this blog are those of Andrew Boyd and do not necessarily represent those of IDG Communications, Inc., its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.

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