John Li MPH, PhD
John Li, MPH, PhD has worked in the healthcare field for over 15 years. He has held several different positions in Optum, and is currently Senior Director, Healthcare Analytics, leading the Clinical Analytics and Product Solutions group. In this role he oversees the team that develops methods and clinical components sitting in Symmetry and Impact Pro. These products provide various tools for clients to apply spanning predictive models to quality measures. Prior to this position he had worked in Optum International. There he led the analytics group, primarily focused on the Brazilian market, developing analytic products for that market. Before joining Optum John worked in the public sector in academic research and working for the U.S. Centers for Disease Control. He has also lived abroad in Ecuador working in public health. He has first authored several articles in relation to modeling techniques and predicting disease. John received his Ph.D. in Epidemiology from the University of Minnesota, Masters in public health from Tulane University and a Bachelors degree from the University of California Berkeley.