Shawn Murphy, M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Murphy is the Director of Research Computing and Informatics at Partners Healthcare, is an Associate Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School, and serves as Associate Director for the Laboratory of Computer Science at the Massachusetts General Hospital.  Dr. Murphy developed the Research Patient Data Registry (RPDR) for Partners Healthcare which serves over 5000 investigators performing research using the hospital medical record.  Dr. Murphy is the chief architect for the open source Informatics for Integrating Biology and the Bedside (i2b2) software platform operating at over 120 hospitals worldwide.  The work of i2b2 is focused on strengthening the understanding of the metabolic and genetic underpinnings of complex diseases by developing an informatics framework to integrate data for clinical research from electronic health records.