Brad Tanner

Clinical Tools Inc.

Brad Tanner

Clinical Tools Inc.

Biography

I am President of Clinical Tools Inc., Clinical Associate Professor Psychiatry at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and Board Certified in Psychiatry and in Obesity Medicine. I established Clinical Tools, Inc (CTI) in 1995 to develop and research products that alter the delivery of health care through enhancement of providers’ skills and communication. CTI is a small R&D company located in Chapel Hill, NC and has received over $20 million in SBIR (Small Business Innovation Research) awards; the majority are for health professional training on topics including genetics, obesity, pain control, drug addiction, alcohol use, SBIRT Training, and buprenorphine, As the technological lead, I oversee game and user interface design, object oriented programming, and agile development. My training in Psychiatry was completed at the University of Pittsburgh following receipt of my MD from the University of Virginia and my undergraduate training from Dartmouth College. My research investigates the value of technology to enhance educational best practice and improve health outcomes especially related to obesity medicine, pain control, addiction, and mental health.