Amar Das, MD, PhD - Investigator
Dr. Das is the Director of Healthcare Effectiveness Research at IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center in Cambridge Massachusetts. Prior to joining IBM, Amar was an Associate Professor of Psychiatry, of Data Science, and of The Dartmouth Institute. He the Director of Collaboratory for Health care and Biomedical Informatics and Director of the SYNERGY Biomedical Informatics Core at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine. Dr. Das’ research background is in computational methods and semantic technologies for temporal data mining and collaborative systems. He is known as an expert in informatics and is currently working on three NIH R01 grants in informatics in healthcare delivery. Dr. Das’ background in informatics and experience as a clinician will inform the development of the ORALS platform. He will oversee a team of programmers and validation experts in the development and user testing of the platform.