Alexander Turchin, MD, MS

A recognized innovator in both the theory and application of clinical informatics, Dr. Turchin’s research focuses on analysis of electronic medical records. He utilizes artificial intelligence technologies including natural language processing to analyze large datasets of electronic medical records, identifying real world opportunities to improve quality of care and outcomes in patients with chronic endocrine and cardiometabolic conditions.

The Director of Informatics Research at the Division of Endocrinology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Dr. Turchin is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. With research projects funded by AHRQ, NIH, and private foundations, he is widely published and is a Fellow of American College of Medical Informatics, a member of the Endocrine Society Quality Improvement Subcommittee, and the founding chairperson of the HealthCare Delivery and Quality Improvement Interest Group of the American Diabetes Association.

He is a graduate of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and holds a degree in medical informatics from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.