Dr Leo Anthony Celi is an internist, an intensivist, and an infectious disease specialist, who has practiced medicine in 3 continents, giving him broad perspectives in healthcare delivery. In addition, he pursued a master’s degree in biomedical informatics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and a master’s degree in public health at Harvard University.
He founded and directs Sana at the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory at MIT. His research interests are in the field of clinical data mining, health information systems and quality improvement. He currently holds a faculty position at Harvard Medical School as an intensivist at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and is the clinical research director for the Laboratory of Computational Physiology at MIT. Finally, he is one of the course directors for HST.936 at MIT – health information systems to improve quality of care in resource-poor settings (http://bit.ly/rvFoVp).