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Wade Schulz, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor; Director of Informatics, Laboratory Medicine; Director, CORE Center for Computational Health, Center for Outcomes Research & Evaluation (CORE)

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Wade Schulz, MD, PhD



Dr. Schulz is an Assistant Professor of Laboratory Medicine and computational health care researcher at Yale School of Medicine. He received his PhD in Microbiology, Immunology, and Cancer Biology and MD from the University of Minnesota. He is the Director of Informatics for the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Medical Director of Data Science for Yale New Haven Health System. Dr. Schulz has over 20 years’ experience in software development with a focus on enterprise system architecture and has a research interests in the management of large, biomedical data sets and the use of real-world data for predictive modeling. At Yale, he has led the implementation of a distributed data analysis and predictive modeling platform, for which he received the Data Summit IBM Cognitive Honors award. Other projects within his research group include computational phenotyping and the development of clinical prescriptive models for precision medicine initiatives. His clinical areas of expertise include molecular diagnostics and transfusion medicine, where he has ongoing work assessing the use, safety, and efficacy of pathogen-reduced blood products.

Education & Training

  • Fellow, Transfusion Medicine
    Yale School of Medicine (2018)
  • Resident, Clinical Pathology
    Yale School of Medicine (2017)
  • MD
    University of Minnesota, Medical School (2014)
  • PhD
    University of Minnesota, Microbiology, Immunology, and Cancer Biology (2012)
  • BS
    University of Minnesota, Genetics, Microbiology (2006)


  • Integrating Real-Time Video Analysis with Clinical Data to Enable Digital Diagnostics
    London, England, United Kingdom 2019
    Open Data Science Conference
  • Application of Big Data in Biomedical Research
    Beijing, Beijing, China 2018
    China Heart Congress
  • Enabling Digital Diagnostics
    Munich, BY, Germany 2017
    Data Summit Munich

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