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Biomedical Informatics and Biomedical Diagnostics Faculty and Research

Biomedical informatics and biomedical diagnostics are growing interdisciplinary fields with continuing opportunities for a variety of advances. The College of Health Solutions supports strong partnerships among academic researchers, clinical practitioners and regional health care providers to advance these fields. Research topics include clinical decisions support systems, knowledge modeling, integration of disparate data sources, viral genetics, technology assessment and the use of smart wearable devices for wellness monitoring and management.

Learn more about biomedical informatics and biomedical diagnostics at ASU's College of Health Solutions.

Bradley Doebbeling

Physician thought leader in improving health care delivery, implementation science, systems redesign and biomedical informatics. His research focuses on high impact interventions and applications to improve care delivery.

Matthew Scotch

Scotch's research focuses on the theory and application of phylogeography to study the migration of zoonotic RNA viruses with a particular interest in influenza A viruses.

Dongwen Wang

Wang's research focuses on modeling and representation of biomedical knowledge in computer-interpretable format and delivery of technology-mediated behavioral interventions in health care processes and patient outcome

Valentin Dinu
Assoc Professor

Dinu's research interests are the assessment, improvement, and development of computational approaches, software applications and databases that facilitate management of diverse sources of biomedical information.

Hassan Ghasemzadeh
Assoc Professor

Ghasemzadeh's research interests include mobile health, machine learning, and algorithm design.

Adela Grando
Assoc Professor

Grando leads projects focused on building mobile technology to support patient's decision process.

Jianming Liang
Assoc Professor

Liang is an associate professor and a member of graduate faculties of biomedical informatics, computer science, computer engineering, and biomedical engineering. In addition to 100+ publications, he holds 30 patents.

Li Liu
Assoc Professor

Dr. Liu investigates clinical and molecular signatures of human diseases, and develops novel computational methods to discover biomarkers for early diagnosis and accurate prediction of therapeutic responses for individuals.

Yunro (Roy) Chung
Asst Professor

Dr. Chung is a biostatistician with expertise in the design and analysis of biomarker studies. His research interests include isotonic regression, survival analysis, ROC curve in clinical trials or laboratory experiments.

Chinedum Ojinnaka
Asst Professor

Ojinnaka's research focuses on identifying the associations between individual and geographical-level social determinants of health, and disparities in health outcomes and health care utilization.

Anita Murcko
Interim Dir+Clin Assc Profr

Dr. Anita Murcko has nearly 30 years of healthcare experience. She also leads Cambiare, LLC, the e-health consulting company she founded in 2009.

Myra Schatzki
Clinical Assoc Professor (FSC)
Jeffrey Wolz
Clinical Assoc Professor (FSC)
Carl Yamashiro
Clinical Assoc Professor (FSC)

Yamashiro is an Associate Clinical Professor and Program Coordinator for the MS Biomedical Diagnostics program. He researches technology assessment and development in the healthcare field with a core strength in diagnostics.

Davide Sottara
Faculty Assoc

Dr. Sottara got his degrees in Computer Science Engineering from the University of Bologna, Italy. He currently collaborates with Mayo Clinic on the development of Cognitive Support Applications for clinicians and patients.

Murthy Devarakonda
Adjunct Faculty

Devarakonda is a fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and holds 42 patents.

Robert Greenes
Professor Emeritus

Dr. Robert Greenes has authored more than 250 publications in the areas of clinical decision support, models and approaches for decision making; the knowledge representation to support it; and clinical application.

William G. Johnson
Professor Emeritus

Johnson is the founder of the Center for Health Information and Research and expert in health economics informatics.

Vimla Patel
Adjunct Faculty

Patel's expertise is in complexity of the distributed cognitive system that underlies critical care decisions and on the impact of technology on human cognition and performance.

Edward Shortliffe
Adjunct Faculty

Dr. Shortliffe spearheaded the formation and evolution of graduate degree programs in biomedical informatics at Stanford, Columbia, and Arizona State Universities.

Junwen Wang

Junwen Wang is a Professor of Biomedical Informatics working on bioinformatics, computational genomics and precision medicine.

Hansa Magee
Instructional Professional