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 90 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 and the Founding Chair of the HealthCare Delivery and Quality Improvement Interest Group of the American Diabetes Association.