Executive Director, Gene Partnership
David Margulies is a physician executive and entrepreneur. As Executive Director of the Gene Partnership at Boston Children’s Hospital, David was the driving force behind the creation of Claritas. In his 30 year career, David founded or co-founded six successful technology-based health system and health services companies and has served in senior executive or director roles for multiple public and private companies. He created the first clinical computing programs at both Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center and Boston Children’s Hospital, serving as BCH’s first Chief Information Officer. From BCH, David went to Cerner Corporation as Executive Vice President and Chief Scientist, also serving as a Director of Cerner. He Co-founded CareInsite, now WebMD, serving in Director and senior executive roles. In 2000, David co-founded the successful Correlagen Diagnostics, and was CEO and Chairman. LabCorp acquired Correlagen in 2011 to be its National Center of Excellence for DNA diagnostics. David was co-founder of Generation Health, subsequently acquired by CVS/Caremark. Currently, he is on the board of Directors at the Commonwealth Health Alliance, and is working on ex-vivo diagnostic systems for the study of neurodevelopmental and neuropsychiatric disorders with scientists from Harvard, MIT and Boston Children’s.
David is a graduate of Amherst College and Harvard Medical School, and board certified in Internal Medicine. He holds an appointment as Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School and is a member of the faculties of Genetics, Developmental Medicine, and Informatics.