Mark Gaynor, PhD
Associate Professor of Health Management & Policy
Research Interests: Sensor/RFid Networks and Applications, Architecture Promoting Innovation, Applying Emerging Technology to Medical Applications, IT for Medical Applications, Standardization in the IT Area, Designing Network Based-Services, and Wireless Internet Services
Teaching Interests: Health Information Systems
Education History: PhD, Computer Science, Harvard University
Mark Gaynor, PhD, MS, ME, MA is an Associate Professor of Health Management at the College for Public Health and Social Justice at Saint Louis University. Mark's PhD in Computer Science is from Harvard University. His research interests include distributed sensor networks for medical applications, innovation with distributed architecture, IT/HealthCare standardization, designing network based health care services, IT for healthcare, interoperability with HIT systems, and emergency medical services. He was CTO and member of the board of directors at 10Blade a small company building EMRs for NASA.
His first book, Network Services Investment Guide: Maximizing ROI in Uncertain Markets, is published by Wiley (2003). He has been a PI and Co-PI on several grants from Google, NSF, NIH, NSBI, and the US army.
His current teaching includes Health Operations Management, Health Information systems, Security and Privacy of Health Care Information, and Green Belt Six Sigma for Health Care.