Kevin Patrick

Professor Kevin Patrick, Professor of Family Medicine and Public Health, UC San Diego School of Medicine; Director of the Center for Wireless and Population Health Systems, Calit2.

Title of Keynote Address

From Personal Health Data to Population Health Improvement: New Data, New Insights and New Challenges

Presenting: Friday, August 26

Short biography

Kevin Patrick, M.D., M.S., is a Professor of Family Medicine and Public Health in the UC San Diego School of Medicine. He is also the Director of the Center for Wireless and Population Health Systems in UCSD’s Qualcomm Institute/Calit2. He is Director of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Health Data Exploration Project.

His research, funded by the NIH, NSF, CDC and RWJF, is focused on improving the use of information and communication technology to measure and improve health-related behaviours of individuals and populations.

For 20 years (1994-2013) Dr. Patrick served as Editor-in-Chief of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine and he has served on the Secretary’s Council for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and on the Armed Forces Epidemiological Board.



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