Platt, Richard – MD, MSc

Platt, Richard – MD, MSc
Name: Platt, Richard – MD, MSc
Credentials: MD, MSc

Executive Committee, Technical & Data Core (TDC)

Primary title: Professor and Chair of the Department of Population Medicine
Primary Institution: Harvard Medical School
Complete Titles:

Professor and Chair of the Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Executive Director, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute

Bio: Richard Platt, MD, MSc is professor and chair of the Harvard Medical School Department of Population Medicine, and Executive Director of the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute. He has extensive experience in developing systems and capabilities for using routinely collected electronic health information to support public health surveillance, medical product safety assessments, comparative effectiveness and outcomes research, and quality improvement programs. He also has led health system based intervention studies. He is principal investigator of the FDA’s Sentinel program, which performs post-marketing safety surveillance using the electronic health data from over 125 million people. He co-leads the coordinating centers of the NIH Health Care System Research Collaboratory; PCORnet, PCORI’s National Patient Centered Clinical Research Network; and a CDC Prevention Epicenter. He is a member of the Institute of Medicine Leadership Consortium: Collaboration for a Value and Science Driven Learning Health System, and the Association of American Medical Colleges Advisory Panel on Research.
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