Cynthia A Brandt MD, MPH

Professor of Emergency Medicine and of Anesthesiology (Medical Informatics)

Biographical Info

Dr. Brandt completed a general Preventive Medicine residency at Madigan Army Medical Center in 1989, is board certified in Preventive Medicine, and completed a post-doctoral fellowship sponsored by the National Library of Medicine in 1997. Her research is interdisciplinary and focuses on issues related to the design, development and use of informatics tools in the domain of clinical research, as well as health services research. She is the PI on several health services research informatics project at the VA. One focus is primarily informatics research working on the development and the application and use of open-source informatics tools for information retrieval and information extraction from the VA’s electronic medical record free-text data. Dr. Brandt’s other research focus is exploring gender differences in health services and health status of Veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan.

Education & Training

Loma Linda University (1984)
University of Washington (Seattle) (1989)
University of Washington (1989)
Yale University, Yale Center for Medical Informatics (1995 - 1997)

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