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CBMI uses informatics to drive discovery across the full spectrum of translational science with the ultimate goal of improving human health.

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CBMI conducts informatics research with a strong emphasis on translational science informed by innovative computational strategies.

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Kenneth D. Mandl, MD, MPH

Professor of Pediatrics
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Center for Biomedical Informatics
10 Shattuck Street
Boston, MA 02115


About Kenneth

Kenneth D. Mandl, MD, MPH is a Professor at Harvard Medical School in Pediatrics and the Center for Biomedical Informatics. He is a Chaired faculty member at Boston Children’s Hospital, where he directs the Intelligent Health Laboratory within “CHIP”, the Children’s Hospital Informatics Program, and is a member of the affiliated faculty at Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology. Mandl has pioneered and published extensively in the areas of personal health records and biosurveillance. Under a major a HHS initiative, he co-leads the SMART Platforms project, which seeks to create an “app store” for health. 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. He has been an advisor to two Directors of the CDC now chairs the Board of Scientific Counselors of the NIH’s National Library of Medicine. Mandl has published over 130 papers and has been elected to multiple honor societies including the American Society for Clinical Investigation, the Society for Pediatric Research, the American College of Medical Informatics and the American Pediatric Society.