Adam Wright, PhD

2016 to 2018

Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School

Biography and photograph when elected: 

Adam Wright, PhD, FACMI is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and a Senior Scientist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.  His research focuses on electronic health records and clinical decision support systems.  He is the principal investigator of two NIH R01s: one focused on enhancing clinical problem lists using data mining and natural language processing and the other focused on improving clinical decision support using anomaly detection.  In addition to his research, Dr. Wright teaches Harvard’s introductory biomedical informatics courses, BMI 701 and 702, teaches medical students in the healthcare policy and clinical epidemiology courses and chairs the Department of Biomedical Informatics’ curriculum committee.  Dr. Wright has a PhD in Biomedical Informatics from Oregon Health and Science University and a BS in Mathematical and Computational Sciences from Stanford University.