Li Zhou, MD, PhD, FACMI is an Associate Professor and Lead Investigator at Division of General Internal Medicine and Primary Care of the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and a Senior Medical Informatician in Clinical Informatics of Partners eCare at Partners HealthCare Systems. Dr. Zhou’s primary research areas include natural language processing (NLP), temporal reasoning, knowledge representation, terminology standards, and clinical decision support. She has served as Principal Investigator on multiple research projects funded by AHRQ, CRICO, Partners-Siemens Research Council and Harvard China Fund. She has also served as Co-investigator for research studies founded by PCORI and NIH. Dr. Zhou has led the design and development of multiple NLP systems (TimeText, MTERMS and NotesLink). Dr. Zhou served as the Chair of the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA)’s Knowledge Representation and Semantics Working Group in 2010-2013. She currently serves on the Examination Committee of the American Board of Preventive Medicine, Subcommittee for Clinical Informatics and is an Associate Editor for the International Journal of Medical Informatics. Dr. Zhou received her medical degree from Shanghai Medical University (now Fudan University, China), a Master of Science degree in business computer information systems from Baruch College, NYC, and a PhD in biomedical informatics from Columbia University, NYC. In her free time, she enjoys traveling with her family to discover the world. She also likes hiking and swimming.