June Researcher: Dr. Andrew Boyd

Community Research Summary:

Data simplification to empower patients in Heart Disease and Cancer

Assistant Professor of Biomedical and Health Information Sciences,
Medical Education, and Physical Therapy
University of Illinois at Chicago

Email: boyda@uic.edu


Dr. Andy Boyd received his M.D. at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. He completed his fellowship in biomedical and health informatics at the University of Michigan. For his contribution to the field of Health Informatics, he was awarded 2015 UIC Re-searcher of the Year in Clinical Sciences, Rising Star. He has been a PI, Co-PI, Co-I on numerous grants from the NIH, DOD, and private foun-dations. Dr. Boyd’s research focuses on “data simplification to im-prove clinical outcomes” engaging patients. Data simplification to improve clinical outcomes is designing patient engagement tablets apps in cardiology and oncology to improve medication adherence through empowering the patients. Please contact Dr. Boyd at boyda@uic.edu if you have additional questions.