Dr. Turchin is Director of Informatics Research at the Division of Endocrinology at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Turchin is a graduate of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Medical Informatics). His research focuses on analysis of electronic medical record data; he uses advanced informatics technologies including natural language processing to study quality of care and outcomes in chronic endocrine diseases. Dr. Turchin has published over 70 papers and book chapters; his research has been 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.
Therapeutic Areas - General Endocrinology, Diabetes, Medical Informatics
Research Interests - Investigation of factors influencing quality of care and outcomes in chronic endocrine diseases, including diabetes mellitus, hyperlipidemia and hypertension using data in electronic medical records, management of adverse reactions to statins and lifestyle counseling in patients with diabetes, predictive modeling in healthcare and patients’ decline of healthcare interventions.