Faculty (Phone: 713.500.3900 / Fax: 713.500.3929)

Elmer Bernstam, MD, MSE

Elmer Bernstam, MD, MSE
Associate Dean for Research and
Professor

Areas of Expertise
  » Information retrieval
  » Consumer informatics
  » Clinical decision support
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Juliana J. Brixey, PhD, MPH, RN

Juliana J. Brixey, PhD, MPH, RN
Associate Professor

Areas of Expertise
  » Patient safety
  » Interruptions in workflow
  » Social media in distance education
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Tiffany Champagne-Langabeer, PhD

Tiffany Champagne-Langabeer, PhD
Assistant Professor

Areas of Expertise
  » Healthcare management
  » Health policy
  » Health information exchange
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Han Chen, PhD

Han Chen, PhD
Assistant Professor

Areas of Expertise
  » Statistical genetics & genomics
  » Correlated data analysis
  » Statistical computing
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Wenrui Dai, PhD

Wenrui Dai, PhD
Faculty Associate

Areas of Expertise
  » Predictive modeling
  » Healthcare privacy
  » Machine learning
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Susan Fenton, PhD

Susan Fenton, PhD
Associate Professor and Associate Dean
for Academic Affairs

Areas of Expertise
  » Workforce development
  » Data management
  » ICD-10 implementation
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Amy Franklin, PhD

Amy Franklin, PhD
Assistant Dean

Areas of Expertise
  » Psycho-linguistics
  » Conversational negotiation
  » Reduction of medical errors
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Lex Frieden, MA

Lex Frieden, MA
Professor

Areas of Expertise
  » Disability informatics
  » Health care access and costs
  » Rehabilitation technology and robotics
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Luca Giancardo, PhD

Luca Giancardo, PhD
Assistant Professor

Areas of Expertise
  » Image/Signal Processing
  » Machine Learning
  » Translational Medicine
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Yang Gong, MD, PhD

Yang Gong, MD, PhD
Associate Professor

Areas of Expertise
  » Clinical informatics
  » Medical incident reporting
  » Patient safety
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Assaf Gottlieb, PhD

Assaf Gottlieb, PhD
Assistant Professor
 
Areas of Expertise
  » Pharmacogenomics
  » Machine Learning
  » Systems Medicine
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Arif Harmanci, MS, PhD

Arif Harmanci, MS, PhD
Assistant Professor
 
Areas of Expertise
  » Information Extraction
  » Functional Genomics
  » Genomic Privacy
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Jonathan Ishee, JD, MPH, MS, LLM

Jonathan Ishee, JD, MPH, MS, LLM
Assistant Professor

Areas of Expertise
  » Health policy
  » Patient safety
  » Health information exchange
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Peilin Jia, PhD

Peilin Jia, PhD
Assistant Professor

Areas of Expertise
  » Computational Biology
  » Bioinformatics
  » Systems Biology
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Xiaoqian Jiang, PhD

Xiaoqian Jiang, PhD
Associate Professor

Areas of Expertise
  » Heathcare privacy
  » Biomedical data mining
  » Computational phenotyping
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Constance Johnson, PhD, MS, RN, FAAN

Constance Johnson, PhD, MS, RN, FAAN
Professor

Areas of Expertise
  » Human-computer interaction
  » Consumer Health Informatics
  » Games for Health
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Todd Johnson, PhD

Todd Johnson, PhD
Professor

Areas of Expertise
  » Medical device usability and safety
  » Patient safety & quality
  » Human factors engineering
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Peter Killoran, MD, MS

Peter Killoran, MD, MS
Assistant Professor

Areas of Expertise
  » Health IT and clinical decision making
  » Integrating techniques into EMRS
  » Anesthesia emergency room data
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Miran Kim

Miran Kim, PhD
Assistant Professor

Areas of Expertise
  » Cryptography
  » Computational number theory
  » Genome data privacy
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Pora Kim

Pora Kim, PhD, MS
Assistant Professor

Areas of Expertise
  » Bioinformatics
  » Computational biology
  » Computational cancer genomics
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Yejin Kim

Yejin Kim, PhD
Assistant Professor

Areas of Expertise
  » Data Mining
  » Machine Learning
  » Computational Phenotyping
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James Langabeer, PhD, MBA

James Langabeer, PhD, MBA
Professor

Areas of Expertise
  » Clinical systems of care
  » Cardiovascular quality and analytics
  » Health information exchange
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Robert E. Murphy, MD

Robert E. Murphy, MD
Associate Dean for Applied Informatics and Associate Professor
Areas of Expertise
  » Clinical decision support
  » Physician health IT adoption
  » Clinical system implementations
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Sahiti Myneni, PhD, MSE

Sahiti Myneni, PhD, MSE
Assistant Professor

Areas of Expertise
  » Consumer informatics
  » Health-related social media analytics
  » Data-driven digital health technologies
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Kirk Roberts, PhD, MS

Kirk Roberts, PhD, MS
Assistant Professor

Areas of Expertise
  » Natural Language Processing
  » Question Answering
  » Clinical Information Extraction
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Deevakar Rogith, MBBS, PhD

Deevakar Rogith, MBBS, PhD
Assistant Professor

Areas of Expertise
  » Healthcare Interface Design
  » Patient Safety
  » Clinical Informatics
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Angela Ross, DNP, MPH, PMP, PHCNS-BC

Angela Ross, DNP, MPH, PMP, PHCNS-BC
Assistant Professor

Areas of Expertise
  » Performance improvement
  » Project management and evaluation
  » System implementation
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Akdes Serin-Harmanci, PhD

Akdes Serin-Harmanci, PhD
Assistant Professor

Areas of Expertise
  » Precision Medicine
  » Machine Learning
  » Genomics
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Debora Simmons, PhD, RN, CCNS, FAAN

Debora Simmons, PhD, RN, CCNS, FAAN
Assistant Professor

Areas of Expertise
  » Safety
  » Quality
  » Clinical Effectiveness
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Dean F. Sittig, PhD

Dean F. Sittig, PhD
Professor

Areas of Expertise
  » Clinical information systems
  » Design of new features and functions
  » Evaluations and monitoring
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Kimberly Smith, PhD, MT(ASCP)

Kimberly Smith, PhD, MT(ASCP)
Assistant Professor

Areas of Expertise
  » Veterinary informatics
  » Workforce development
  » Laboratory and pathology informatics
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Degui Zhi, PhD, MS

Hua Tan, PhD
Assistant Professor

Areas of Expertise
  » Systems Biology
  » Computational Biology
  » Bioinformatics
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Cui Tao, PhD

Cui Tao, PhD
Professor

Areas of Expertise
  » Ontology generation
  » Conceptual modeling
  » Ontology services
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Ryan Walsh, MD

Ryan Walsh, MD
Assistant Professor

Areas of Expertise
  » Applied Clinical Informatics
  » Process Improvement
  » Clinical Data & Analytics
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Hulin Wu, PhD, MS

Hulin Wu, PhD, MS
Professor

Areas of Expertise
  » Biostatistics
  » Computational Biology
  » Computational Modeling
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Stephen Wu, PhD

Stephen Wu, PhD
Associate Professor

Areas of Expertise
  » Natural Language Processing
  » Information Retrieval
  » Temporal Data Processing
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Hua Xu, PhD

Hua Xu, PhD
Professor
Areas of Expertise
  » Clinical natural language processing
  » Healthcare data analytics
  » EHR-based clinical and translational research
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Yungang Xu, PhD

Yungang Xu, PhD
Faculty Associate

Areas of Expertise
  » Computational Biology
  » Bioinformatics
  » Genomics & Epigenomics
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Guangming Zhang, PhD

Guangming Zhang, PhD
Assistant Professor

Areas of Expertise
  » Medical Imaging Informatics
  » Biomechanical Analysis
  » Machine Learning
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Jiajie Zhang, PhD

Jiajie Zhang, PhD
Dean and Professor

Areas of Expertise
  » Biomedical informatics
  » Human-centered computing
  » Medical errors
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Yaoyun Zhang, PhD

Yaoyun Zhang, PhD
Assistant Professor

Areas of Expertise
  » Natural Language Processing
  » Maching Learning
  » Text Mining
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Weiling Zhao, Ph.D.

Weiling Zhao, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Areas of Expertise
  » Epigenetic gene regulation in eukaryotes
  » Biomarkers and target discovery..
  » Cancer cell microenvironment..
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Zhongming Zhao, PhD, MS

Zhongming Zhao, PhD, MS
Professor

Areas of Expertise
  » Precision Medicine
  » Bioinformatics
  » Pharmacogenomics
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W. Jim Zheng, PhD

W. Jim Zheng, PhD
Associate Professor

Areas of Expertise
  » Bioinformatics
  » Systems biology
  » Genomics
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Degui Zhi, PhD, MS

Degui Zhi, PhD, MS
Associate Professor

Areas of Expertise
  » Bioinformatics
  » Statistical Genetics
  » Deep learning
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Xiaobo Zhou, PhD

Xiaobo Zhou, PhD
Professor

Areas of Expertise
  » Bioinformatics
  » Systems Biology
  » Imaging Informatics
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Staff

Administration (Phone: 713.500.3900 / Fax: 713.500.3907)

NameTitleLocationPhoneEmail
Jiajie Zhang, PhD Dean UCT 600 713.500.3922 Jiajie.Zhang@uth.tmc.edu
Elmer Bernstam, MD, MSE Associate Dean for Research UCT 850 713.500.3927 Elmer.V.Bernstam@uth.tmc.edu
Ryan Bien, MHA Associate Dean for Management II UCT 600 713.500.3640 Ryan.L.Bien@uth.tmc.edu
Susan Fenton, PhD Associate Dean for Academic Affairs UCT 690 713.500.3591 SBMIAcademics@uth.tmc.edu
Robert Murphy, MD Associate Dean for Applied Informatics UCT 600 713.500.3918 Robert.Murphy@uth.tmc.edu
Judy Young, MPH, MBA Director of Special Projects UCT 600 713.500.3901 Judy.E.Young@uth.tmc.edu
Christy Garza Director of Administrative Services UCT 600 713.500.3905 Christy.Garza@uth.tmc.edu
Jun Zhang Assistant Director of Finance UCT 600 713.500.3669 Jun.Zhang@uth.tmc.edu
Susan Rojas Administrative Manager UCT 600 713.500.3654 Susan.R.Rojas@uth.tmc.edu
Tambra Ellison Administrative Coordinator UCT 600 713.500.3628 Tambra.A.Ellison@uth.tmc.edu
Mary "Ginny" Nelson Administrative Coordinator UCT 600 713.500.3659 Mary.D.Nelson@uth.tmc.edu
Ginny Solt Coordinator of Faculty Affairs UCT 600 713.500.3909 Virginia.M.Solt@uth.tmc.edu
Yukiko Bryson Sr. Administrative Assistant UCT 600 713.500.3992 Yukiko.Bryson@uth.tmc.edu
Blanca Torres Sr. Administrative Assistant UCT 600 713.486.0114 Blanca.Torres@uth.tmc.edu
Angela Wilkes Sr. Administrative Assistant UCT 600 713.500.3765 Angela.M.Wilkes@uth.tmc.edu
Felicia S. Davis Administrative Assistant UCT 600 713.500.3667 Felicia.S.Davis@uth.tmc.edu

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Academic Affairs (Phone: 713.500.3591 / Fax: 713.500.0360)

NameTitleLocationPhoneEmail
Susan Fenton, PhD Associate Dean for Academic Affairs UCT 690 713.500.3931 SBMIAcademics@uth.tmc.edu
Jaime Hargrave Director of Student Affairs UCT 690 713.500.3920 Jaime.N.Hargrave@uth.tmc.edu
Chelsea Overstreet Assistant Director, Student & Alumni Relations UCT 650 713.500.3911 Chelsea.E.Overstreet@uth.tmc.edu
Jeanette Broshears Program Manager UT School of Public Health-Brownsville Campus 956.755.0678 Jeanette.L.Broshears@uth.tmc.edu
Robin Cavalier-Brown Business Systems Analyst UCT 650 713.500.3476 Robin.A.Cavalier-Brown@uth.tmc.edu
Miranda Hedrick Coordinator, Academic Admissions UCT 650 713.500.3914 Miranda.Hedrick@uth.tmc.edu
Erica Unice Senior Administrative Assistant UCT 650 713.500.3591 Erica.Unice@uth.tmc.edu
Michael Salinas Support Assistant UT School of Public Health-Brownsville Campus 956.882.6745 Michael.R.Salinas@uth.tmc.edu

Education Technology

NameTitleLocationPhoneEmail
Emin Saglamer Director, Educational Technology UCT 650 713.500.3916 Emin.Saglamer@uth.tmc.edu
Tingting Lu, PhD Manager, Distance Education UCT 650 713.500.3475 Tingting.Lu@uth.tmc.edu

Creative Services

NameTitleLocationPhoneEmail
Marcos Hernandez Supervisor, Creative Services UCT 1416 713.500.3589 Marcos.Hernandez@uth.tmc.edu
Queen Chambliss Web Developer I UCT 865 713.500.3985 Queen.Kamillah.J.Chambliss@uth.tmc.edu
Mistie Smith Web Developer I UCT 865 713.500.3985 Mistie.D.Smith@uth.tmc.edu

Research

NameTitleLocationPhoneEmail
Elmer Bernstam, MD, MSE Associate Dean for Research UCT 850 713.500.3927 Elmer.V.Bernstam@uth.tmc.edu
Kiana Epps Director of Research Services UCT 690 713.500.3971 Kiana.Epps@uth.tmc.edu
Trina Ward Sr. Grants & Contracts Specialist UCT 670 713.500.3973 Trina.Ward@uth.tmc.edu
Angelia Watson Grants & Contracts Specialist UCT 690 713.500.3902 Angelia.H.Watson@uth.tmc.edu

Information Technology (Phone: 713-500-3928)

NameTitleLocationPhoneEmail
David Ha Senior Systems Administrator UCT 630 713.500.3919 Cung.M.Ha@uth.tmc.edu
Michael Phan Systems & Application Specialist II UCT 630 713.500.3647 Michael.Phan@uth.tmc.edu
Henry Chen Systems & Application Specialist I UCT 630 713.500.3932 Henry.H.Chen@uth.tmc.edu
Joe Menchaca Personal Computer Specialist II UCT 630 713.500.3933 Jose.A.Menchaca@uth.tmc.edu

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Adjunct Faculty

Diaa Alqusairi, PhD

Diaa Alqusairi, PhD
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Lead Project Manager – National Emergency Medical Services for Children Innovation & Improvement Center – Texas Children’s Hospital/Baylor College of Medicine

Focus Area: Emergency telehealth. Building innovative models and collaborations for efficient and effective delivery of care. Leveraging data for decision making.

Shervin Assassi, MD, MS

Shervin Assassi, MD, MS
Adjunct Associate Professor

Associate Professor - Rheumatology and Clinical Immunogenetics, UT McGovern Medical School

Focus Area: Bioinformatics and genomic analysis approaches to conduct rigorous translational research in Rheumatology

Suresh Bhavnani, PhD

Suresh Bhavnani, PhD
Adjunct Professor

Associate Professor of Biomedical Informatics, Institute of Translational Sciences - UT Medical Branch-Galveston

Focus Area: Translational bioinformatics, network visualization and analysis of biomedical data, with translation to the design of decision-­-support systems.

Eric Boerwinkle, PhD

Eric Boerwinkle, PhD
Adjunct Professor

Professor, Human Genetics - UTHealth School of Public Health

Focus Area: Genetic analysis of common chronic diseases in humans including coronary heart disease, hypertension and Type II diabetes.

Jeffrey Chang, PhD

Jeffrey Chang, PhD
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor, Integrative Biology & Pharmacology - McGovern Medical School

Focus Area: Cell Signaling Programs in Cancer

Jung-Wei Chen, DDS, MS, PhD

Jung-Wei Chen, DDS, MS, PhD
Adjunct Associate Professor

Associate Professor, Pediatric Dentistry - Loma Linda University

Focus Area: Pediatric Dentistry

Benjamin K. Chu, MD, MPH, MACP

Benjamin K. Chu, MD, MPH, MACP
Adjunct Professor

Chair of the Board of Directors –The Commonwealth Fund

Focus Area: Accomplishments in implementing a fully integrated electronic health record system and population health management tools for improving outcomes for patient care.

Kim Dunn, MD, PhD

Kim Dunn, MD, PhD
Adjunct Associate Professor

Practicing Physician, Healthquilt

Focus Area: Telemedicine, outcomes management, adoption of IT in healthcare

Mary Edgerton, MD, PhD

Mary Edgerton, MD, PhD
Adjunct Associate Professor

Associate Professor, Department of Pathology - UT MD Anderson Cancer Center

Focus Area: Mechanisms in cancer genesis and progression, development of mathematical models for computer simulations, methods for the analysis of gene expression array data for pathway discovery.

Adol Esquivel, MD, PhD

Adol Esquivel, MD, PhD
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Assistant Vice President, Performance, Measurement Systems and Comparative, Effectiveness Research
CHI St. Luke’s Health

Focus Area: Meaningful Use of the Electronic Health Record (EHR) and Quality Measures, Health Systems Analysis, Implementing and evaluating Health Information Systems. Designing qualitative and quantitative interventions to improve the delivery of care to patients using information technology.

Jorge A. Ferrer, MD, MBA, LSA, FAMIA

Jorge A. Ferrer, MD, MBA, LSA, FAMIA
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Health Informatician, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of Health Informatics, Adjunct Assistant Professor - UTHealth School of Biomedical Informatics

Focus Area: user-centered design, usability and applied clinical informatics for VA’s Electronic Health Record. Dr. Ferrer is a federal participant in the Office of the National Coordinator SHARP federal steering subcommittee dedicated to patient centered cognitive support which addresses usability of EHRs.

Kevin Fickenscher, MD, CPE, FACPE

Kevin Fickenscher, MD, CPE, FACPE
Adjunct Professor

Consultant, Creostrategic Solutions

Focus Area: Healthcare Policy, Informatics

Kayo Fujimoto, PhD

Kayo Fujimoto, PhD
Adjunct Associate Professor

Associate Professor, Division of Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences
UTHealth School of Public Health

Focus Area: Biostatistics and public health informatics

John P. Glaser, PhD

John P. Glaser, PhD
Adjunct Professor

Senior Vice President - Cerner

Focus Area: Federal/state policy and government regulation development, global healthcare information technology solutions, informatics innovation strategies

Michael G. Gonzalez, MD

Michael G. Gonzalez, MD
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Deputy Medical Director - Houston Fire Department
Assistant Professor – Emergency Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine

Focus Area: Mobile technologies, physician/patient workflow, improved outcomes

James Griffiths, MD

James Griffiths, MD
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Executive Director, Clinical Technology - UT Physicians
UTHealth

Focus Area: Clinical technology for clinical practice

Jeffrey Helton, PhD, CMA, CFE, FHFMA

Jeffrey Helton, PhD, CMA, CFE, FHFMA
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor - Metropolitan State University of Denver
Focus Area: Operations and financing of safety net delivery systems including community health clinics and FQHC/look-alike providers, critical access hospitals and rural health care delivery systems, health care fraud, impact of technology on operational efficiency in health care, and market variations in the costs and utilization of health care services.

Chiehwen Hsu, MS, PhD

Chiehwen Hsu, MS, PhD
Adjunct Associate Professor

Dr. Hsu is currently completing his juris prudence degree.

Focus Area: Public Health Informatics

Robert Hunter, MD, PhD

Robert Hunter, MD, PhD
Adjunct Professor

Professor and Chair, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine - McGovern Medical School

Focus Area: Pathology information systems, data analytics, telepathology systems

John Joe, MD, MPH

John Joe, MD, MPH
Adjunct Professor

Chief Medical Information Officer - CHI St. Luke’s Health

Focus Area: Health information system design and development, clinical process redesign and systems implementation, HIE design and implementation

Ioannis Kakadiaris, PhD

Ioannis Kakadiaris, PhD
Adjunct Professor

Professor of Computer Science, Electrical & Computer Engineering and Biomedical Engineering
University of Houston
Focus Area: Cardiovascular informatics, biomedical image analysis, biometrics, computer vision and pattern recognition

Curtis E. Kennedy, MD, PhD

Curtis E. Kennedy, MD, PhD
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Section of Critical Care Medicine - Baylor College of Medicine
Texas Children’s Hospital

Focus Area: Clinical decision support, prediction modeling, time series analysis, cardiac arrest, pediatric ICU

John C. Kilburn, Jr., PhD

John C. Kilburn, Jr., PhD
Adjunct Professor

Associate Vice President for Research
Texas A&M International University in Laredo

Focus Area: Healthcare Policy, Population Health Informatics

Brent King, MD, MMM

Brent King, MD, MMM
Adjunct Professor

Professor, Emergency Medicine – University of Maryland Medical Center

Focus Area: Health and wellness strategy, patient safety, and quality improvement

Joseph Kunisch, PhD, RN

Joseph Kunisch, PhD, RN
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Director, Clinical Quality Review & Electronic Clinical Quality Measures
Memorial Hermann Healthcare System Department of Quality Patient Safety & Infection Control

Focus Area: Clinical quality informatics for regulatory performance

Helen Li, MD

Helen Li, MD
Adjunct Associate Professor

Full Member, Cancer Research Program - Houston Methodist Research Institute

Focus Area: Ophthalmology, ocular oncology, teleophthalmology

H. Stephen Lieber, MA, CAE

H. Stephen Lieber, MA, CAE
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Principal, AVISOS Partners, LLC

Focus Area: Transformational change, Business development, Global positioning, Strategic Planning & Execution

Yin Liu, PhD

Yin Liu, PhD
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Adjunct Associate Professor

Focus Area: Statistical models to reconstruct biological networks, signal transduction pathway reconstruction, Bayesian inference and bioinformatics

Joseph B. McCormick, MD

Joseph B. McCormick, MD
Adjunct Professor

Regional Dean and James Steele Professor, Brownsville Regional Campus, UT School of Public Health, Associate Dean, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine
Professor of Epidemiology, UTHealth San Antonio School of Medicine
Focus Area: Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences

Allison McCoy, PhD

Allison McCoy, PhD
Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Informatics - Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Focus Area: Biomedical informatics, clinical informatics, public health informatics, health information technology, electronic health records, clinical decision support, computerized provider order entry, healthcare quality improvement, patient safety

Patrick McGinnis, MD, MS, MBA

Patrick McGinnis, MD, MS, MBA
Adjunct Professor

Humana - Medical Director

Focus Area: Patient safety, medical technology systems, EMRs

Qun Meng, PhD

Qun Meng, PhD
Adjunct Professor

Director, Center for Health Statistics and Information - National Health & Family Planning Commission
People’s Republic of China

Focus Area: Health care reform, health information standards, national health statistics

Parsa Mirhaji, MD, PhD

Parsa Mirhaji, MD, PhD
Adjunct Associate Professorr

Research Associate Professor, Director of Clinical Research Informatics - Baylor College of Medicine
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Focus Area: http://semanticweb.org/wiki/Parsa_Mirhaji

Shoko Miyagawa, PhD

Shoko Miyagawa, PhD
Adjunct Associate Professor

Associate Professor, Nursing and Medical Care - Keio University, Japan

Focus Area: Health informatics, network community, information security
http://aisnet.org/members/?id=17882976

Koichi Nobutomo, MD, PhD

Koichi Nobutomo, MD, PhD
Adjunct Professor

Professor Emeritus, Kyushu University - Fukuoka, Japan

CHORD-J, Center for Health Services, Outcomes
Research and Development – Japan

Sachiko Ohta, MD, MS, PhD

Sachiko Ohta, MD, MS, PhD
Adjunct Associate Professor

Director and Chief Contents Officer - CHORD-J
Center for Health Services, Outcomes Research and Development – Japan
Focus Area: Health informatics, network community, information security
http://aisnet.org/members/?id=17882976

Nnaemeka G. Okafor, MD

Nnaemeka G. Okafor, MD
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine – McGovern Medical School
Director of Medical Informatics – Acute Care Services, Memorial Hermann Healthcare System

Focus Area: Clinical informatics, patient safety and healthcare quality improvement

Velma Payne, PhD, MBA

Velma Payne, PhD, MBA
Program Director of Health Informatics
Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness and Safety
Idaho State University
Focus Area: Diagnostic Errors in Medicine – Enhancing Patient Safety – Reducing Medical Errors, Cognitive Aspects of Medical Decision Making, Impact of Cognitive Heuristics and Biases on Clinical Reasoning. How Cognitive Processes Impact Medical Errors, Use of Metacognition and Feedback to Improve Clinical Reasoning

John Riggs, MD, MS

John Riggs, MD, MS
Adjunct Professor

Associate Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology - McGovern Medical School
Vice Chair, Obstetrics & Gynecology - LBJ Hospital

Focus Area: Clinical informatics, gynecologic surgery

V. Gail Roberson Rose, MBA, BSN, RN-BC

V. Gail Roberson Rose, MBA, BSN, RN-BC
Adjunct Instructor

Director, Clinical Solutions - Memorial Hermann Healthcare System, Information Systems Division


Focus Area: Clinical informatics

Mano Selvan, PhD

Mano Selvan, PhD
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Research Scientist, Pharmacy Outcomes
Research, Humana
UT Memorial Hermann Healthcare System
Quality and Safety
Focus Area: Clinical Informatics, Biostatistics

Michael Shabot, MD, FCS, FCCM, FACMI

Munseok Seo, Dr. P.H.
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Senior Health Researcher, ECONOMETRICA, Inc – Bethesda, MD

Focus Area: Health Services Research, Outcomes Research

Michael Shabot, MD, FCS, FCCM, FACMI

Michael Shabot, MD, FCS, FCCM, FACMI
Adjunct Professor

Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer
Memorial Hermann Healthcare System
Focus Areas: Clinical indicators, patient safety, quality of care
https://www.linkedin.com/in/michaelshabot

Ross Shegog, PhD

Ross Shegog, PhD
Adjunct Associate Professor

Associate Professor - UT Health School of Public Health
Associate Director -Prevention Research Center
Focus Area: Understanding and reducing diagnostic errors, patient safety related to electronic health record implementation and use

Hardeep Singh, MD

Hardeep Singh, MD
Adjunct Associate Professor
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine - Baylor College of Medicine
Chief, Health Policy, Quality and Informatics - Center for Innovations in Quality Effectiveness and Safety, DeBakey VA Medical Center
Focus Area: Use of health information technology to reduce diagnostic errors, patient safety, electronic health record implementation and use.

Anwar Sirajuddin, MBBS, MS, CPHIMS

Anwar Sirajuddin, MBBS, MS, CPHIMS
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Director of Clinical Informatics - Knowledge & Content, Quality and Clinical Decision Support
Memorial Hermann Healthcare System

Focus Areas: Clinical Decision Support, Clinical Outcomes, Content Development, Healthcare Quality & Performance Improvement, Patient Safety, Infection Control, Data Analytics

Ergin Soysal, MD, PhD

Ergin Soysal, MD, PhD
Adjunct Professor

Chief Technology Officer, Melax Technologies, Inc.

Focus Area: Clinical Natural Language Processing, Information Extraction, Medical Terminologies and Ontologies, Translational Medicine

James Turley, RN, PhD

James Turley, RN, PhD
Adjunct Associate Professor

Former Associate Professor - UTHealth School of Biomedical Informatics
Retired

Focus Area: Nursing, bioinformatics

Carl V. Vartian, MD, MS

Carl V. Vartian, MD, MS
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Chief Medical Information Officer
HCA – Gulf Coast Division

Focus Area: EHR Implementation, Quality, Safety and Meaningful Use

Muhammad Walji, PhD

Muhammad Walji, PhD
Adjunct Professor

Professor, Dean for Technology Services & Informatics
UTHealth School of Dentistry

Focus Area: Patient care quality, safety and efficiency, data analysis, electronic health records

Jing Wang, PhD, MPH, RN

Jing Wang, PhD, MPH, RN
Adjunct Associate Professor

Vice Dean – School of Nursing, UT Health Science Center at San Antonio

Focus Area: Nursing systems, informatics

William Weems, PhD

William Weems, PhD
Adjunct Associate Professor
Assistant Vice President of Academic Technology - UTHealth
Associate Dean of Information Technology - McGovern Medical School
Focus Area: Informatics as a research tool in the study, characterization and management of complex systems. Useful computational solutions suitable for biomedical applications require a globally integrated set of information systems

Alan M. Weiss, MD, MBA, FACP

Alan M. Weiss, MD, MBA, FACP
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Chief Ambulatory Medical Informatics Officer,
Associate Vice President for Ambulatory Services - Memorial Hermann Healthcare System

Focus Area: Clinical informatics

Irmgard Willcockson, PhD

Irmgard Willcockson, PhD
Adjunct Assistant Professor

E-Learning Consultant

https://www.linkedin.com/pub/irmgard-willcockson/10/813/276

Stephen Wong, PhD, PE

Stephen Wong, PhD, PE
Adjunct Professor

Professor and Department Chair, Systems Medicine and Bioengineering - Houston Methodist Research Institute
Focus Area: Biological and medical imaging, bioinformatics and systems biology, drug repositioning and combinations, image-guided therapy, translational bio-photonics, molecular imaging and diagnosis, and mechanisms of cancer and neurological disorders

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