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Brian C. Coleman, DC, MHS

Associate Research Scientist in Anesthesiology and Lecturer in Biostatistics (Health Informatics)

Contact Information

Brian C. Coleman, DC, MHS

Patient Care Location

Mailing Address

  • Center for Medical Informatics

    300 George Street, Suite 501

    New Haven, CT 06511

    United States


Brian C. Coleman, DC, MHS, is a clinician-scientist with a primary interest in the application of clinical informatics in pain research. Dr. Coleman’s background as a biomedical engineer, chiropractor, and informaticist has supported his early career work focusing on data mining, machine learning, and natural language processing of electronic health record data. He has published his informatics research in peer-reviewed journals and conference proceedings, including the application of machine learning and natural language processing to data collected in chiropractic clinics. He has also published on responses to the COVID-19 Pandemic during clinical research, including leading the publication of a measure to assess individual impacts on pragmatic clinical trial study participants.

Dr. Coleman’s work has focused on pain care and clinical research in the Veterans Health Administration (VA) as part of the Pain Research, Informatics, Multimorbidities, and Education (PRIME) Center at VA Connecticut. His responsibilities include collaboration with the VA's National Chiropractic Program Office, the VA Health Services Research & Development Pain/Opioid Consortium of Research, and the NIH-DOD-VA Pain Management Collaboratory Coordinating Center (PMC3). Dr. Coleman also provides chiropractic care to U.S. military veterans at the VA Connecticut Healthcare System.

Education & Training

  • MHS
    Yale University School of Medicine, Clinical Research (2023)
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Medical Informatics
    VA Connecticut Healthcare System (2020)
  • DC
    University of Bridgeport, Chiropractic (2017)
  • BS
    University of Connecticut, Biomedical Engineering (2013)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Clinical Scientist Career Development Award (K08)National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH)2022
SpineLine's "20 Under 40"North American Spine Society2020

Departments & Organizations