2020 DeepTexas Medical AI Symposium

April 23-24, 2020
Houston, TX



Symposium Organizing Committee



Jiajie Zhang, PhD, Dean & Professor
Jiajie Zhang
PhD, Dean

Symposium Chair

Glassell Family Foundation Distinguished Chair in Informatics Excellence
School of Biomedical Informatics
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Giuseppe N. Colasurdo MD, President & Professor
Giuseppe N. Colasurdo
MD, President

Honorary Chair

Alkek-Williams Distinguished Chair
H. Wayne Hightower Distinguished Professor in the Medical Sciences
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
CEO, UT Physicians

Ananth Annapragada, PhD, Professor
Ananth Annapragada
Professor, Radiology

Symposium Committee Member

Professor of Radiology Baylor College of Medicine
Director of Basic Research, Edward B. Singleton Department of Pediatric Radiology
Texas Children’s Hospital



Elmer Bernstam, MD, MSE, Professor
Elmer Bernstam
MD, MSE, Professor

Symposium Committee Member

Biomedical Informatics and Internal Medicine
Associate Dean for Research
Reynolds and Reynolds Professor in Clinical Informatics
School of Biomedical Informatics & McGovern Medical School
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Todd Johnson, PhD, Professor
Todd Johnson
PhD, Professor

Symposium Committee Member

School of Biomedical Informatics
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston





Robert Murphy, MD
Robert Murphy
MD, Associate Professor and Associate Dean for Applied Informatics

Symposium Committee Member

School of Biomedical Informatics
Associate Professor
Division of Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, McGovern Medical School
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Cui Tao, PhD, Professor
Cui Tao
PhD, Professor

Symposium Committee Member

School of Biomedical Informatics
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
(Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers [PECASE] Awardee)





Carl Vartian, MD, MS
Carl Vartian
MD, MS, FACP, FIDSA

Symposium Committee Member

Diplomat, Clinical Informatics, ABPM
Chief Medical Officer (CMO)
HCA Houston Healthcare Clear Lake and Mainland






Stephen T. Wong, PhD, PE, Professor
Stephen T. Wong
PhD, PE

Symposium Committee Member

John S. Dunn, Sr. Presidential Distinguished Chair in Biomedical Engineering
Founding Chair, Systems Medicine and Bioengineering
Founding Director, Center for Modeling Cancer Development
Associate Director, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Cores, Houston Methodist Cancer Center
Houston Methodist Hospital and Weill Cornell Medical College

GQ Zhang, PhD, Professor
GQ Zhang
MS, PhD, Professor

Symposium Committee Member

Department of Neurology - McGovern Medical School, School of Public Health, and School of Biomedical Informatics
Vice President and Chief Data Scientist
Co-Director, Texas Institute for Restorative Neurotechnologies
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston




Judy Young
MPH, MBA, PMP

Project Manager

Director, Special Projects
School of Biomedical Informatics
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston