Andrew Lea


Andrew Lea is currently a fourth-year medical student at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. He graduated summa cum laude from Harvard College in 2014 with a bachelor’s degree in History and Science. He received his Ph.D. (D.Phil.) in History of Science and Medicine from the University of Oxford, where he was a Rhodes Scholar. Before moving to Baltimore to begin medical school, he was a residential fellow at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science (MPIWG) in Berlin. His research examines early efforts to computerize medical diagnosis and decision-making. He is currently working to expand his doctoral dissertation into a book, tentatively titled Digitizing Diagnosis: Minds, Medicine, and Machines in Twentieth-Century America.

 

Email: alea3@jhmi.edu

Twitter: @_AndrewLea_