Phil Wang


Philip Wang, MD DrPH, is the Director of the Center for Learning Health Systems at Brigham and Women's Hospital and a Professor of the Practice of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. He was previously with the Division but left in 2006 to serve as Deputy Director of NIMH and as Deputy Medical Director of Research for the APA. He returned to the Division in 2022 to launch the new BWH Center for Learning Health Systems in collaboration with BWH psychiatry. The Center will help systems collect and integrate data on patients' outcomes, to continuously improve access, quality, equity and outcomes from care.

Phil is co-PI of an NIMH P50 ALACRITY Center grant and an NIMH/Harvard-T.H. Chan School of Public Health T32 Fellowship training grant. He has also received research grants from CMS, NIDA, AHRQ, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Phil has served on several NIH Study Sections, and the FDA's Advisory Committees for Psychopharmacologic Drugs, Medical Devices, and Endocrinologic and Metabolic Drugs.

Phil received his MD from Harvard Medical School, and his M.P.H and Dr.P.H. in Epidemiology from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.