Andrew Zimolzak, MD, MMSc; Louis Fiore, MD, MPH

    Andy Zimolzak, MD, MMSc, is a clinical informatician at the Massachusetts Veterans Epidemiology Research and Information Center (MAVERIC), where he works on the Precision Oncology Program and the Point of Care Trial program. He is also a practicing internal medicine physician. He completed his MD at Washington University in St. Louis and his internal medicine residency at Saint Louis University. He came to Boston in 2011, where he earned a master's in medical informatics at Harvard / Boston Children's Hospital, studying predictive modeling of medication adherence based on insurance company prescription claims data.Louis Fiore, MD, MPH, is the executive director of the Massachusetts Veterans Epidemiology Research and Information Center (MAVERIC) and professor of medicine and epidemiology at Boston University. In this role, he oversees the Precision Oncology Program as well as the operations of numerous other clinical trials, observational studies, computational resources, and biobanking efforts. He earned his MD at SUNY Upstate Medical University and his MPH at Harvard School of Public Health. He is board certified in internal medicine, oncology, and hematology.

    Precision Medicine: Sounds Good, Right?

    Precision Medicine: Sounds Good, Right? »

    9 Feb, 2015
    Opinion/Editorial
    Will Obama's new precision medicine initiative really make a difference? Photo via Shutterstock. In his January 20, 2015 State of the Union Address, Barack Obama announced that he was “launching a new Precision Medicine Initiative….” In a more detailed conference on the 30th, he described precision medicine as “delivering the right…

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