University of Wisconsin
School of Medicine and Public Health

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Dr. Matthew Churpek is a board-certified clinical informaticist whose research program focuses on developing and implementing prediction models to detect early clinical deterioration in order to improve patient outcomes. His data science laboratory utilizes electronic health record data and machine learning techniques, such as natural language processing and deep learning, to identify patients at risk for clinical deterioration, sepsis, acute kidney injury, and other syndromes of critical illness. Dr. Churpek has an MPH from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a PhD from the University of Chicago. His research has been supported by a K08 from NHLBI, an ATS Foundation Recognition Award for Early Career Investigators, and an R01 from NIGMS.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Churpek’s clinical work focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of critical illness, and he works as a critical care attending in the Trauma and Life Support Center (TLC). He is boarded in internal medicine, pulmonary medicine, critical care medicine, and clinical informatics. Dr. Churpek attended medical school at Duke University and then residency, chief residency, and fellowship at the University of Chicago.