Joel Saltz, MD
Cherith Professor and Founding Chair, Department of Biomedical Informatics
Dr. Saltz is a renowned informatician, computer scientist and a physician whose cross-cutting work drives the development of computational medicine. He has been a pioneer in using machine learning and artificial intelligence in pathology with many successful applications and current work that targets use of digitalized pathology information to better steer cancer therapy. In 2013, he joined Stony Brook as Vice President for Clinical Informatics and Founding Chair of the Department of Biomedical Informatics to create a living laboratory for biomedical informatics. Since then, he has built a dynamic department spanning both the School of Medicine and the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences.