4 simple steps to better health - an insiders look
Peter Yellowlees MD
The authors expertise
Peter Yellowlees MD is Director of the Health Informatics Program and Professor of Psychiatry at the University of California Davis. He undertakes clinical work at the University of California Davis Health System in Sacramento and is an internationally recognized expert in health information technology. He teaches both psychiatry and informatics to medical students, residents and graduate students from a number of disciplines, and runs an online graduate course in telemedicine through the University of California Davis Extension at www.extension.ucdavis.edu. He is in regular demand as an international conference speaker giving more than 100 presentations world-wide over the past five years. He has published more than 150 scientific articles and book chapters, including many on eHealth, has co-authored three books and received well over $7m in research grants. His full academic Curriculum Vitae is available at the web site for the Department of Psychiatry at the University of California Davis at www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/psychiatry.
Dr Yellowlees is on the editorial boards of the Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare, and Telemedicine and eHealth. He is a regular reviewer for many journals and has featured in several educational videos and films. He is involved in a series of exciting and leading-edge research programs involving telemedicine, virtual reality and data mining. He is a strong philosophical believer in patients having ubiquitous access to information any time