David Margulies

Vice President of Strategy, Boston Children's Hospital
David Margulies is a physician executive and entrepreneur currently serving as Vice President of Strategy at Boston Children's Hospital. As Executive Director of the Gene Partnership at Boston Children’s Hospital, Dr. Margulies was the driving force behind the creation of Claritas. In his 30 year career, Dr. Margulies founded or co-founded eight 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 Hospital, serving as BCH’s first Chief Information Officer. From BCH, Dr. Margulies 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, Dr. Margulies 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.  Dr. Margulies was co-founder of Generation Health, subsequently acquired by CVS/Caremark. Currently, he is on the Board of Directors at the Commonwealth Health Alliance.  He is also Chairman of Q-State Biosciences, working on ex-vivo diagnostic systems for the study of neurodevelopmental and neuropsychiatric disorders with scientists from Harvard, MIT and BCH. Dr. Margulies 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.

About Claritas

Claritas Genomics serves children affected with complex genetic disorders by providing timely and accurate results, resolving families’ long search for answers. By combining clinical expertise of the world’s best pediatric specialists with innovative platform solutions, Claritas is working to improve patient care and enable new discoveries. We are committed to the highest quality and accessibility of information and our interpretive services and unique approach to reporting set the standard for reliably and clearly communicating genetic information.

Now is the time to integrate genomics into clinical practice to inform, guide and improve medical treatment for kids around the world.