Catalyze Innovation that Advances Health

David Brennan

Director of Telehealth Initiatives, MedStar Telehealth Innovation Center

David is passionate about exploring ways in which modern information and communication technologies can be integrated into the delivery of health care to improve access, coordinate care, and enhance patient experience. With a background in engineering and extensive professional experience in technology development and applied health services research, he brings a unique combination of analytical, technical, and user-centered approaches to his work.

As director of telehealth initiatives for the MedStar Telehealth Innovation Center (MTIC), David works to further the creative adoption of innovative healthcare delivery methods within and beyond the MedStar Health system. Within MTIC, he has operational responsibility for coordinating project strategy and developing broad competencies around enterprise telehealth infrastructure, policies, and revenue cycle. 

David has been actively involved in telemedicine and healthcare innovation for more than 20 years and was a founding member of the American Telemedicine Association’s Standards and Guidelines Committee. He has served as primary investigator on research and development projects funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the United States Departments of Defense and Education. David received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in biomedical engineering from the Catholic University of America, where he served as an adjunct faculty member and graduate student advisor for eight years. He lives in Alexandria, VA, with his wife and two daughters.