Mark Braunstein

Professor of the Practice
Research Areas: 
Health Informatics
About: 

An author and thought-leader in the field, Dr. Braunstein is a professor of health informatics for the School of Interactive Computing in the College of Computing at the Georgia Institute of Technology where he teaches Introduction to Health Informatics, a popular graduate seminar, both on campus and as part of the OMSCS program.   

He is the author of Health Informatics on FHIR: How HL7's New API is Transforming Healthcare (Springer, 2018), a broad introduction to the FHIR API-based interoperability standard that is having an enormously positive impact on innovation in the field. Earlier, he wrote Practitioner's Guide to Health Informatics (Springer, 2014), an introduction to modern health informatics for physicians and other non-technical readers, and Contemporary Health Informatics (American Medical Informatics Association, 2012), an introductory textbook.

He offers Health Informatics on FHIR, a free, public MOOC on Coursera.

He is involved in various research projects at Georgia Tech, and works with and advises numerous community and industry groups.