Dr. Terrell is a professor of Otolaryngology and Associate Chief Medical Information Officer at University of Michigan Health system. He attended Harvard Medical school, and then completed a residency in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at Harvard as well. He has 25 years experience as an “academic rhinologist”, meaning he has been taking care of routine and complex sinus-related diseases, disorders, tumors, infections, and complications for his entire professional career, while at the same time teaching more than 100 resident trainees. He has published 74 peer-reviewed articles and many book chapters.
Part of Dr. Terrell’s career has also been focused on clinical informatics. He is board certified in Clinical informatics as well, and serves on numerous informatics committees. He has a passion for training providers on the most efficient use the Electronic Health Record, given the potential to improve the healthcare experience for providers, and thereby for many thousands of patients as well. In addition to championing numerous information technology projects in that capacity, he started a medical software company, and has partnered with a non-profit to develop aa a disease-specific mobile app for patients.