Dr. Philip Hagen is medical director of Mayo Clinic EmbodyHealth and is vice chair of the Division of Preventive and Occupational and Aerospace Medicine at Mayo Clinic.

A native of Austin, Minn., Dr. Hagen is board certified in preventive medicine and internal medicine. He is an assistant professor of preventive medicine at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine.

Dr. Hagen is editor-in-chief of the "Mayo Clinic Embody Health Guide to Self-Care" book. He previously was medical editor for the Mayo Clinic HealthQuest newsletter and Mayo Clinic HealthQuest online, associate editor of Prime Practice, and associate medical editor of Mayo Clinic Health Letter. Dr. Hagen has a long-time interest in and is a nationally recognized expert in the utilization of computers in health care. He is working on development of a Web-based personal health record, and helping develop telemedicine in the work site.

Oct. 14, 2009