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UCIrvine Public Health Department of Population Health and Disease Prevention presents
Seminar Series: “Virtual Global Health: Computational Modeling and Simulation”
Monday, April 29, 2013
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Speaker: Bruce Lee, MD, MBA, RAND-University of Pittsburgh Health Institute, Departments of Medicine and Biomedical Informatics, University of Pittsburgh
Seminars are FREE and open to the public. If you can not attend, Videotapes of Public Health seminars are archived through the UC Irvine OpenCourseWare program – please visit OpenCourseWare: http://ocw.uci.edu.
We will host a reception lunch immediately after the presentation in the AIRB lobby, Program in Public Health, 653 East Peltason Drive
Biography: Bruce Y. Lee, MD, MBA is Associate Professor of Medicine and Biomedical Informatics at the University of Pittsburgh and Core Faculty for the RAND-University of Pittsburgh Health Institute.
At the University of Pittsburgh, he founded and directs the Public Health and Infectious Diseases Computational and Operations Research (PHICOR) group that specializes in designing economic, and operational computer models that help decision makers tackle infectious diseases of global importance. He is the Scientific Lead for the HERMES Project and the RHEA Project. His current funding includes grants from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Science Foundation (NSF), National Library of Medicine (NLM), and the Pennsylvania Department of Health.
His previous positions include serving as Senior Manager at Quintiles Transnational where he led teams that developed economic and operational models for a variety of clients in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device industries, working in biotechnology equity research at Montgomery Securities, and co-founding Integrigen, a biotechnology/bioinformatics company.
Dr. Lee has authored over 150 scientific publications (including over 80 first author and over 35 last author) as well as three books: “Principles and Practice of Clinical Trial Medicine”, “What If… ? : Survival Guide for Physicians, and “Medical Notes : Clinical Medicine Pocket Guide”. Dr. Lee is an Associate Editor for Vaccine and Area Editor for Wiley Series on Modeling and Simulation. He and his work have garnered attention in leading media outlets such as the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Businessweek, U.S. News and World Report, Nature Medicine, and National Public Radio (NPR).
Dr. Lee received his B.A. from Harvard University, M.D. from Harvard Medical School, and M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. He is board-certified in Internal Medicine, having completed his residency training at the University of California, San Diego.