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.
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.
George Runger researches analytical methods for knowledge generation and data-driven improvements in organizations, including machine learning for large, complex data, and real-time analysis.
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
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.
Grando leads projects focused on building mobile technology to support patient's decision process.
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 29 patents.
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.
Chung is a biostatistician with expertise in the design and analysis of biomarker/medical device studies, randomized controlled trials, and survival/longitudinal data.
Gu's research interests focus on MS-based metabolomics and its applications in early disease diagnosis, drug metabolism, and biological sciences.
Dr. Anita Murcko has nearly 30 years of healthcare experience. She also leads Cambiare, LLC, the e-health consulting company she founded in 2009.
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.
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.
Devarakonda is a fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and holds 42 patents.
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.
Johnson is the founder of the Center for Health Information and Research and expert in health economics informatics.
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.