Albert M. Lai, PhD

Chief Research Information Officer

Washington University in St. Louis (WU)

Dr. Lai specializes in the development of research informatics infrastructure and is well recognized in the fields of clinical research informatics and consumer health informatics. A Chief Research Information Officer, he oversees the Informatics Services Core. His recent research has focused on the application of natural language processing, temporal reasoning and information fusion to generate a longitudinal computable phenotype to support clinical trial prescreening. In addition, he has expertise in telemedicine, mobile health, and usability of clinical systems.