Gil Alterovitz, PhD, FACMI, FAMIA Director, National Artificial Intelligence Institute, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Dr. Gil Alterovitz is the inaugural Director of the National Artificial Intelligence Institute at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. He is focusing on leveraging health information for AI as well as building AI research and development capacity to help our nations Veterans through the Office of Research and Development.  He is also a faculty member with Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Alterovitz was one of the core authors of White House Office of Science Technology and Policy’s The National AI R&D Strategic Plan from 2019.  He has also spearheaded the “AI-able Data Ecosystem” pilot, creating a new approach for public-private collaborations with personnel/resources across a dozen agencies and working with companies internationally.

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