Joseph Finkelstein, MD, PhD

Dental Bioinformatics Associate Professor
Center for Bioinformatics and Data Analytics Director

After obtaining his medical degree Dr. Finkelstein completed PhD Program in Biomedical Cybernetics followed by post-doctoral fellowship in Biomedical Informatics at Columbia University. Dr. Finkelstein is an expert in development, evaluation and implementation of innovative patient-centered information technologies supporting personalized care. He is the author of over 100 peer-reviewed publications and several patents. Dr. Finkelstein has been a recipient of multiple grants from NIH, AHRQ and DOD. He served as a director of biomedical informatics program at Johns Hopkins University for 8 years. Dr. Finkelstein's research is focused on predictive analytics for precision medicine. He develops clinical decision support tools supporting tailored patient engagement and empowerment, personalized care coordination, and individualized medication management based on pharmacogenetics testing. The Center for Bioinformatics and Data Analytics, led by Joseph Finkelstein, MD, PhD, develops, evaluates and implements innovative technologies supporting delivery of personalized dental care in the context of learning healthcare system.


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