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profileYuri Quintana, Ph.D.

TitleAssistant Professor of Medicine
InstitutionBeth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Address1330 Beacon Street
Brookline MA 02446
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Yuri is focused on developing innovative technologies that empower communities of professionals and consumers to collaborate on a worldwide basis. He is currently Director for Global Health Informatics in the Division of Clinical Informatics, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Associate Professor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Yuri does research and teaching on topics of global health information systems, global e-health applications, clinical informatics, consumer health informatics, mobile health systems, online learning systems, and serious games for health and wellness.

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  1. Ayers K, Li Z, Quintana Y, Van Kirk Villalobos A, Klosky JL. St. Jude Cancer Education for Children Program: The Impact of a Teacher-Led Intervention on Student Knowledge Gains. J Cancer Educ. 2017 Dec; 32(4):808-813. PMID: 26939672.
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  2. Yuri Quintana, and Jenifer McWhirter. In: Cognitive Informatics in Health and Biomedicine: Understanding and Modeling Health Behaviors. Editors: Vimla L. Patel, Jose F. Arocha & Jessica S. Ancker. Culturally Appropriate Behavioral Change in Maternal Health: Role of Mobile and Online Technologies Over Time. 2017.
  3. Yuri Quintana, Óscar García. Serious Games for Health: Mejora tu salud jugando. 2017.
  4. Quintana Y, Crotty B, Fahy D, Orfanos A, Jain R, Kaldany E, Lipsitz L, Engorn D, Rodriguez J, Pandolfe F, Bajracharya A, Slack WV, Safran C. InfoSAGE: Use of Online Technologies for Communication and Elder Care. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2017; 234:280-285. PMID: 28186055.
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  5. Quintana Y, Safran C. . In Heimar de Fátima Marin, Eduardo Massad, Marco Antonio Gutierrez, Roberto J. Rodrigues and Daniel Sigulem, editors: Marin-Global Health Informatics. Global Health Informatics—An Overview. 2016; 1-13.
  6. Yuri Quintana, Ph.D. and Charles Safran, MD. eCare at a Distance: Opportunities and Challenges. Research on the use of Information and Communication Technologies in Brazilian health facilities - Health ICT 2014. ( 2015; 167-177.
  7. Sanchez Varela AM, Johnson LM, Kane JR, Kasow KA, Quintana Y, Coan A, Yuan Y, Barfield R, Church C, Hester M, Baker JN. Ethical decision making about end-of-life care issues by pediatric oncologists in economically diverse settings. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2015 May; 37(4):257-63. PMID: 25887639.
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  8. Quintana Y, Safran C. Global Challenges in People-Centered E-Health. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2015; 216:977. PMID: 26262279.
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  9. Quintana Y. Challenges to Implementation of Global Translational Collaboration Platforms. MOJ Proteom Bioinform. 2015; 2(6):65. PMID: 26798845.
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  10. Quintana Y, Patel AN, Arreola M, Antillon FG, Ribeiro RC, Howard SC. POND4Kids: a global web-based database for pediatric hematology and oncology outcome evaluation and collaboration. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2013; 183:251-6. PMID: 23388293.
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  11. Alfaar AS, Kamal S, Abouelnaga S, Greene WL, Quintana Y, Ribeiro RC, Qaddoumi IA. International telepharmacy education: another venue to improve cancer care in the developing world. Telemed J E Health. 2012 Jul-Aug; 18(6):470-4. PMID: 22667696; PMCID: PMC3399109.
  12. Santiago TC, Jenkins JJ, Pedrosa F, Billups C, Quintana Y, Ribeiro RC, Qaddoumi I. Improving the histopathologic diagnosis of pediatric malignancies in a low-resource setting by combining focused training and telepathology strategies. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2012 Aug; 59(2):221-5. PMID: 22315236.
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  13. Van Kirk Villalobos A, Quintana Y, Ribeiro RC. Cure4Kids for Kids: school-based cancer education outreach. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2012; 172:111-9. PMID: 22910509.
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  14. Perakslis ED, Quintana Y. The global need for education on cancer health. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2012; 172:3-8. PMID: 22910494.
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  15. Quintana Y, Van Kirk Villalobos A, Li Z, Kumar Srivastava D, Ribeiro RC. Cure4Kids for Kids: preliminary results on evaluating knowledge acquisition and knowledge retention. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2012; 172:120-8. PMID: 22910510.
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  16. Qaddoumi I, Unal E, Diez B, Kebudi R, Quintana Y, Bouffet E, Chantada G. Web-based survey of resources for treatment and long-term follow-up for children with brain tumors in developing countries. Childs Nerv Syst. 2011 Nov; 27(11):1957-61. PMID: 21584746; PMCID: PMC3530396.
  17. Quintana Y, Patel AN, Naidu PE, Howard SC, Antillon FA, Ribeiro RC. POND4Kids: a web-based pediatric cancer database for hospital-based cancer registration and clinical collaboration. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2011; 164:227-31. PMID: 21335715.
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  18. Delgado E, Barfield RC, Baker JN, Hinds PS, Yang J, Nambayan A, Quintana Y, Kane JR. Availability of palliative care services for children with cancer in economically diverse regions of the world. Eur J Cancer. 2010 Aug; 46(12):2260-6. PMID: 20541395; PMCID: PMC2916078.
  19. Howard SC, Metzger ML, Wilimas JA, Quintana Y, Pui CH, Robison LL, Ribeiro RC. Childhood cancer epidemiology in low-income countries. Cancer. 2008 Feb 01; 112(3):461-72. PMID: 18072274.
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  20. Ayoub L, Fú L, Peña A, Sierra JM, Dominguez PC, Pui CH, Quintana Y, Rodriguez A, Barr RD, Ribeiro RC, Metzger ML, Wilimas JA, Howard SC. Implementation of a data management program in a pediatric cancer unit in a low income country. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2007 Jul; 49(1):23-7. PMID: 16862536.
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  21. Quintana Y, Howard S, Norland M, Patel A, O'Brien R, Ribeiro R. Pond4Kids - an multi-site online Pediatric Oncology Research Database for collaborative protocol research. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2005; 1090. PMID: 16779377; PMCID: PMC1560831.
  22. Quintana Y, Nambayan A, Ribeiro R, Bowers L, Shuler A, O'Brien R. Cure4Kids - building online learning and collaboration networks. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2003; 978. PMID: 14728482; PMCID: PMC1480170.
  23. Patel A, O'Brien R, Jones P, Quintana Y. Interoperability of open source medical record systems. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2003; 965. PMID: 14728469; PMCID: PMC1480230.
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