Michael SullivanORG Internet2 Title Associate Director, Health Sciences BIO
Michael Sullivan, M.D. is Associate Director of Health Sciences for Internet2, a nonprofit whose 350 members include leading universities, research institutes, and government agencies. Internet2 operates an advanced nationwide fiber-optic network operating at 100 Gigabits per second. Dr. Sullivan works with biomedical researchers, health care organizations, and government agencies like NIH, CDC, NSF, DOE, and FCC to promote cyberinfrastructure support for advanced applications in the life sciences. Dr. Sullivan received his BA degree in biophysics from the Johns Hopkins University and his MD degree from the University of Kansas. He practiced emergency medicine for fifteen years and served as the CEO of an emergency physician group. He has 25 years experience in medical informatics as a medical software developer and health IT consultant. In recent years he has contributed to the creation of several health networks, including the Indiana Telehealth Network, the HealthLINC Health Information Exchange, and the Nationwide Health Information Network (NwHIN).