Dr. Brennan Spiegel is Professor of Medicine and Public Health at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), and Director of Health Services Research for Cedars-Sinai Health System, the largest hospital in the Western United States. Dr. Spiegel has published numerous medical textbooks, editorials, and more than 150 articles in peer-reviewed journals. He is Editor-in-Chief of the American Journal of Gastroenterology – the leading clinical gastroenterology journal in North America. He teaches graduate level classes in decision analysis, health analytics, and digital health at UCLA.
Dr. Spiegel directs the Cedars-Sinai Center for Outcomes Research and Education (CS-CORE), where he oversees a team that investigates how digital health technologies, including wearable biosensors, smartphone applications, and social media, can be used to strengthen the patient-doctor bond, improve outcomes, and save money. Beyond developing digital health innovations, Dr. Spiegel’s group conducts psychometric, health-economic, epidemiologic, and qualitative research across a wide range of healthcare topics. As a member of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Field Advisory Committee, Dr. Spiegel is also focused on developing valid and reliable endpoints for clinical trials. His research team receives funding from the NIH, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, VA, and industry sources.
Dr. Spiegel Co-Founded My Total Health, a digital health company developing novel smartphone applications, including “My GI health”, that provide value to patients, physicians, and healthcare systems. He also invented AbStats, a wearable biosensor that non-invasively monitors human digestion.
Follow Dr. Spiegel on Twitter: @BrennanSpiegel
See Dr. Speigel speak Friday, October 30, 2:05, Measuring Digital Health Impact + Outcomes