Dr Steven Wood is a registered Clinical Scientist and head of the Scientific Computing section of Medical Physics at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Dr Wood has over 9 years experience, since leaving academia, in the development of clinical software systems across the hospital and is the research informatics lead for the trust.
Dr Wood is a member of the INSIGNEO Institute for in silico Medicine, a joint initiative between USFD and the Sheffield Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust to realise the scientific ambition behind the Virtual Physiological Human (VPH), producing a transformational impact on healthcare. His main research interests are information management with specific focus on semantic provisioning and effective secondary use of clinical data for research purposes.
Dr Wood is also a member of the Department of Health panel responsible for designing the new national training program for Clinical Scientists in Bioinformatics.
Other recent projects include VPH-Share, MD-Paedigree, EPSRC Grand Challenge: Translating biomedical modelling into the heart of the clinic
Data hosting infrastructure through cloud technologies
Semantic data management
Machine learning in healthcare