Michael Grasso, MD, PhD, FACP - Personal Information


Biosketch

Michael Grasso is an Assistant Professor of Internal MedicineEmergency Medicine, and Computer Science at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He practices Emergency Medicine through the University of Maryland School of Medicine.  He is also board certified in Clinical Informatics and is Director of the Clinical Informatics Group at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

He earned a medical degree from the George Washington University and a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Maryland Baltimore County. He completed residency training at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He is a member of the Upsilon Pi Epsilon Honor Society in the Computing Sciences, the Kane-King-Dodec Medical Honor Society, the William Beaumont Medical Research Honor Society, and is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians.

He has been awarded more than $2,000,000 in grant and contract funding from the National Institutes of Health, the Food and Drug Administration, the National Institute of Standards and Technology, the National National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and the Department of Defense. He has authored more than 50 refereed publications, and has more than 20 years of experience in Clinical Informatics and Scientific Computing with an emphasis on software engineering, clinical decision support, and clinical data mining. His current research includes patient safety and the quality of emergency medical care, suicide and mental health issues in emergency medicine, and big data analytics applied to chronic disease management. He is also a semi-professional trumpet player and is interested in the specific medical needs of performing artists, especially instrumental musicians.


Shorter Biosketch

Michael Grasso is an Assistant Professor of Medicine, Emergency Medicine, and Computer Science at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He earned his medical degree from George Washington University and a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Maryland Baltimore County. He works clinically in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the Baltimore VA Medical Center and the University of Maryland Medical Center. He is Director of the University of Maryland Clinical Informatics Group, is board certified in Clinical Informatics, and is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians. He has authored more than 50 refereed publications, and received more than two million dollars in grant and contract funding. He has over 20 years of experience in Clinical Informatics with an emphasis on clinical decision support, clinical data mining, patient safety, database engineering, and software engineering.