Our team

Florence Bourgeois, MD, MPH

Florence Bourgeois, MD, MPH


Dr. Florence Bourgeois is Director of the Pediatric Therapeutics and Regulatory Science Initiative, an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine at Harvard Medical School, and a faculty member in the Computational Health Informatics Program (CHIP) at Boston Children’s Hospital. She is also the Scientific Director of the Biobank at Boston Children's Hospital.

She is a graduate of Yale University, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, and Harvard School of Public Health. She completed her residency training in pediatrics and fellowship in pediatric emergency medicine at Boston Children's Hospital. Her expertise is in pediatric policy, clinical epidemiology, and big data analytics.


Advisors & Collaborators

Aaron Kesselheim, MD, JD, MPH

Director, Program On Regulation, Therapeutics, And Law (PORTAL); Associate Professor of Medicine

Adrienne Randolph, MD, MSc

Professor in the Departments of Anesthesiology and Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School

David Williams, MD, PhD

Chief Scientific Officer & Director of Translational Research, BCH; Professor of Pediatrics


Kathleen Neville, MD, MS, MBA

Professor of Pediatrics; Past Chair, Committee on Drugs, American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)

Kenneth Mandl, MD, MPH

Professor of Pediatrics; Director, Computational Health Informatics Program (CHIP)

Michele Burns, MD, MPH

Medical Director, Regional Center for Poison Control & Prevention serving Massachusetts and Rhode Island


Shannon Manzi, PharmD

Director, Clinical Pharmacogenomics Service; Manager, ICU & Emergency Services, Pharmacy, BCH

Susan Kornetsky, MPH

Senior Director, Clinical Research Compliance, Boston Children's Hospital (BCH)

Thomas Hwang, AB

Former VC Investor; Visiting Expert, European Medicines Agency; Associate Researcher, PORTAL


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