Alexander Turchin, MD, MS, FACMI
Dr. Alexander Turchin is the Director of Quality in Diabetes and Director of Informatics Research at the Division of Endocrinology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, as well as an Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He graduated from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, concentrating in medical informatics.
His research focuses on the analysis of electronic medical record data, which is done by using advanced informatics technologies including natural language processing to study quality of care and outcomes in chronic endocrine diseases. Dr. Turchin has published over 80 papers and book chapters due to his research being funded by AHRQ, NIH and private foundations.
Dr. Turchin is a Fellow of American College of Medical Informatics and is a member of the Endocrine Society Quality Improvement Subcommittee.