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Personal profile

Dr. Bernard received his MD and PhD (biochemistry) from the Medical College of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. After completing a clinical pathology residency and a clinical chemistry fellowship at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, he became an assistant professor in the Departments of Pathology and Biochemistry at the MCP-Hahnemann School of Medicine at the Allegheny University of Health Sciences. From 1998 until 2004, Dr. Bernard was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pathology at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. He left Baylor in 2004 to join the Department of Pathology and Genomic Medicine at Houston Methodist. He has many roles within the Department, including Medical Director of Clinical Pathology, Referral Testing, Laboratory Medicine Information Technology, and Point-of-Care Testing.

Research interests

Dr. Bernard’s current research focuses on improved utilization and effectiveness of clinical testing and information technology for identification and treatment of hospitalized patients. Active interests also include how to effectively use clinical information technology to reduce medical errors and improve patient safety.

Education/Academic qualification

Clinical Chemistry, Clinical Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania Health System

Jan 1 1996Jul 30 1996

Award Date: Jul 30 1996

Residency, University of Pennsylvania Hospital

Jul 1 1992Dec 31 1995

Award Date: Dec 31 1995

MD, Medical College of Pennsylvania

Aug 1 1988May 31 1992

Award Date: May 31 1992

Biochemistry, PhD, Medical College of Pennsylvania

Research Area Keywords

  • Infectious Disease & Pathology

Free-text keywords

  • information technology
  • clinical decision support
  • medical errors


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