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Dr. Kent Bottles has extensive experience in research, academia, commercial laboratories, integrated healthcare delivery systems, genomics, proteomics, and management of biotech start-up companies. Dr. Bottles served as President of the Genomics Repository and Chief Knowledge Officer of Genomics Collaborative, Inc., a Cambridge and Philadelphia genomic drug discovery company.
As a former Professor and chairman in two academic pathology departments, Dr. Bottles understands the academic culture of major universities. Dr. Bottles has authored 75 articles, several book chapters, and has lectured in the United States and Europe on topics ranging from cytology diagnosis of cancer to managed care and the effect of the Internet on Medicine. A College of Medicine executive committee member, and a member of several College of Medicine review committees and strategic planning committees. Dr. Bottles has also received several teaching awards for his presentations to undergraduate medical students, residents, and practicing physicians, including the prestigious Henry J. Kaiser Award for Excellence in Teaching.
In the area of laboratory medicine, Dr. Bottles has been a national leader in changing the practice of pathology and laboratory medicine to meet the challenges of managed care. Dr. Bottles led the effort to reengineer the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine to flatten the management structure and to reduce the number of supervisory positions.
Dr. Bottles was the physician leader who designed and implemented UICare (a gatekeeper HMO) and UISelect (a point of service HMO). He served as Medical Director of the Health Plans and was eventually promoted to Medical Director of Managed Care. He also was the first Corporate Operations Officer for Ambulatory Care and the first Clinical Enterprise staff member. On the Managed Care Council, the Outsourcing Task Force, and the Ambulatory Care Benchmarking effort of the University Health System Consortium.
Dr. Bottles has been a frequent contributor to Medscape General Medicine, Trustee Magazine, The Physician Executive, Medical Economics, and the op-ed page of the New York Times.
Dr. Bottles is Board Certified in Pathology by the American Board of Pathology and a Fellow of the American College of Physician Executives.