Michael Grasso is an Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, and Computer Science at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He is also Director of the Clinical Informatics Group at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.
He earned a medical degree from the George Washington University and a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Maryland Baltimore County. He completed his medical residency at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, and currently practices Emergency Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He is a member of the Upsilon Pi Epsilon Honor Society in the Computing Sciences, the Kane-King-Dodec Medical Honor Society, the William Beaumont Medical Research Honor Society, and is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians.
He has been awarded more than $1,300,000 in grant funding and more than $700,000 in contract funding from the National Institutes of Health, the Food and Drug Administration, the National Institute of Standards and Technology, the National National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and the Department of Defense. He has authored more than 40 refereed publications, and has more than 20 years of experience in Clinical Informatics and Scientific Computing, with an emphasis on software engineering, database theory, and human factors. His research interests include clinical decision support systems, clinical data mining, clinical image processing, emergency preparedness, and personalized medicine. He is also a semi-professional trumpet player and is interested in the specific medical needs of performing artists, especially instrumental musicians.