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Patrick Young, PhD

Associate Research Scientist

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Patrick Young, PhD



Patrick Young, PhD is an Associate Research Scientist in the Department of Laboratory Medicine. He earned his PhD in Geology and Geophysics from Yale University, concentrating on mantle dynamics and chemistry. Prior to joining Yale School of Medicine, he was an Analyst at Prometheus Research, LLC where he contributed to the development of Qualified Clinical Data Registry (QCDR) applications. He has also worked at ExxonMobil developing a Bayesian belief network-based model to predict the composition and evolution of sand grains in large watersheds. He brings a strong background in quantitative research, experience developing enterprise software solutions, and expertise in clinical informatics systems and data models. At YSM, Patrick is focused on architecting and building the comprehensive Computational Health Informatics Platform (CHIP) for YNHHS under the supervision of Dr. Wade Schulz, Assistant Professor, Director of Informatics, Laboratory Medicine. He also provides expertise in machine learning and statistical methods and clinical data models to support various informatics projects at YSM/YNHH to leverage the CHIP for predictive modeling and precision medicine.

Education & Training

  • PhD
    Yale University, Geology and Geophysics (2016)
  • MS
    Rice University, Earth Science (2009)
  • BS
    Rice University, Earth Science (2007)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Best Paper Award – Industry Track Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers - 12th International Conference on Healthcare Informatics2024
Bateman FellowYale University Department of Geology and Geophysics2009, 2010
President’s Volunteer Service AwardAmeriCorps2003

Professional Service

Association for Computational HealthThe goal of the ACH is to be the leading organization for data-driven medicine, with a focus on the clinical and translational use of healthcare big data, machine learning, and artificial intelligence.2019 - Present
Yale University Graduate and Professional Student SenateRepresentative2010 - 2014

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