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Health Informatics

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The Division of Health Informatics pursues research, education, and service in the application of information science and technology to improve human health, healthcare quality, and the value of healthcare. Division faculty have expertise in the use and effects of information technology in healthcare, such as adoption, usability, fit, utility, generalizability, scalability or sustainability, and in the intelligent use of data to inform policy and decision making, such as applications of data mining, machine learning or analytics. Division faculty and staff participate in multi-disciplinary, collaborative projects with other divisions, departments and partner organizations, including faculty, staff and students at the Medical College in NYC and Qatar, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Cornell Tech and Cornell University in Ithaca.

Training Grant 

CUNY-WCM Big Data Training Program in Biomedical Informatics (BD2BMI)

Affiliated Education Program

Health Informatics Master's Track

Current Research Highlights

New Faculty Q & A With Dr. Yifan Peng

August 10, 2020

Dr. Yifan Peng is an assistant professor of population health sciences in the Division of Health Informatics. After receiving his Ph.D. in computer science from the University of Delaware in 2016, Dr. Peng worked as a research fellow at the National Center for...

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Information Visualization Helps Patients Contextualize Patient Reported Outcomes

July 28, 2020

Visual analogies have shown to be more successful than graphs in helping patients comprehend patient-reported outcomes (PRO) according to a new study led by Weill Cornell Medicine investigators.

In recent years, the use of PROs has grown increasingly popular due to their effectiveness in informing clinicians, researchers, and policymakers about patients’ quality of life, treatment satisfaction, and disease perception. Patients, too, have benefited as PROs are critical for self-...

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Generating Evidence for Cardiac Care for COVID-19 Patients through Implantable Medical Devices

July 1, 2020

Data from implantable medical devices can reveal the impact of COVID-19 on the trajectory of cardiac illness and recovery. In a new collaboration with Boston Scientific, researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian (NYP) are examining remote data collected from patients using cardiac devices, such as pacemakers and defibrillators.

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Faculty & Staff

Yufang Huang
  • Postdoctoral Associate in Population Health Sciences
Ali Al Sanousi , Ph.D., MBA, M.B.B.S., M.Sc.
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Population Health Sciences
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Jessica Ancker , Ph.D., MPH, FACMI
  • Associate Professor of Population Health Sciences
(646) 962-9404
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David R. Artz , M.D., MBA
  • Associate Professor of Population Health Sciences (Courtesy)
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Natalie Benda
  • Postdoctoral Associate in Population Health Sciences
(646) 962-9380
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Budhaditya Bose , M.S.
  • Health Informatics Analyst
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Thomas Campion Jr., Ph.D., M.S.
  • Associate Professor of Research in Population Health Sciences
  • Associate Professor of Research in Population Health Sciences in Pediatrics
  • Director of Research Informatics
(646) 962-2345
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John David Chelico , M.D., M.A.
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor of Population Health Sciences
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Adam David Cheriff
Adam David Cheriff , M.D.
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Population Health Sciences
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
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Tanzeem Choudhury
  • Professor of Population Health Sciences
  • Roger and Joelle Burnell Professor in Integrated Health and Technology
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Curtis Leland Cole , M.D., FACP
  • Assistant Vice Provost, Information Services and Chief Information Officer
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, Population Health Sciences
(212) 746-0483
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Deborah L. Estrin , Ph.D., M.S.
  • Professor of Population Health Sciences
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John Travis Gossey
John Travis Gossey , M.D., M.S., MPH
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Population Health Sciences
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
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Yu Hou
  • Postdoctoral Associate in Population Health Sciences
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Rohith Kumar Thiruvalluru
  • Health Informatics Analyst
(646) 962-8069
Yifan Liu
  • Research Assistant
Sameer Malhotra, MBBS, MA
Sameer Malhotra , M.D., M.A., M.B.B.S
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Population Health Sciences
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
(646) 962-6030
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Ruth Masterson Creber
Ruth Masterson Creber , Ph.D.
  • Assistant Professor of Population Health Sciences
(646) 962-2435
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John-Paul Mead , M.D.
  • Clinical Instructor in Population Health Sciences
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Annabel Myers
  • Research Assistant
(646) 962-9303
Leslie Park
  • Research Assistant
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Vimla Lodhia Patel , Ph.D., M.A.
  • Adjunct Professor of Population Health Sciences
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Jyotishman Pathak, Ph.D.
Jyotishman Pathak , Ph.D.
  • Vice Chair for Entrepreneurship
  • Chief of the Division of Health Informatics
  • Frances and John L. Loeb Professor of Medical Informatics
  • Co-Program Director of the M.S. in Health Informatics
(646) 962-9415
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Braja Patra
Braja Patra
  • Research Associate in Population Health Sciences
Dr. Yifan Peng
Yifan Peng , Ph.D., M.Eng, M.S.
  • Assistant Professor of Population Health Sciences
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Meghan Reading Turchioe
  • Instructor in Population Health Sciences
(646) 962-9410
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Marianne Sharko
  • General Preventive Medicine Resident
  • Instructor in Population Health Sciences
  • Instructor in Pediatrics
(646) 962-6023
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Mohit Sharma
  • Research Coordinator
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Edward H. Shortliffe , M.D., Ph.D.
  • Adjunct Professor of Population Health Sciences
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David Jan Slotwiner
David Jan Slotwiner , M.D.
  • Assistant Professor of Population Health Sciences
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Daniel M. Stein
Daniel M. Stein , M.D., Ph.D., M.A.
  • Assistant Professor of Population Health Sciences
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Chang Su
  • Postdoctoral Associate in Population Health Sciences
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Victoria Lynn Tiase
  • Lecturer in Population Health Sciences
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Fei Wang , Ph.D.
  • Associate Professor of Population Health Sciences
(646) 962-9405
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Mark Weiner , M.D.
  • Deputy Chief Information Officer for Health System and Research Analytics
  • Professor of Clinical Population Health Sciences
  • Professor of Clinical Medicine
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Terrie Rose Wheeler
Terrie Rose Wheeler , A.M.L.S.
  • Librarian in Population Health Sciences
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Wenna Xi
  • Postdoctoral Associate in Population Health Sciences
Zhenxing Xu
  • Postdoctoral Associate in Population Health Sciences
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Jie Xu
  • Postdoctoral Associate in Population Health Sciences
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Chengxi Zang
  • Postdoctoral Associate in Population Health Sciences
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Hao Zhang
Hao Zhang
  • Postdoctoral Associate in Population Health Sciences
(919) 641-6042
Yiye Zhang, Ph.D., MS
Yiye Zhang , Ph.D., M.S.
  • Co-Program Director of the M.S. in Health Informatics
  • Assistant Professor of Population Health Sciences
  • Assistant Professor, Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences
  • Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
(646) 962-9437
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Sendong Zhao
Sendong Zhao
  • Postdoctoral Associate in Population Health Sciences
(571) 376-3144
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Recent Faculty Publications

N.C. Benda; T.C. Veinot; C.J. Sieck; J.S. Ancker
2020
P. Goyal; J.Bryan Ringel; M. Rajan; J.J. Choi; L.C. Pinheiro; H.A. Li; G.T. Wehmeyer; M.N. Alshak; A. Jabri; E.J. Schenck; R. Chen; M.J. Satlin; T.R. Campion; M. Nahid; M. Plataki; K.L. Hoffman; E. Reshetnyak; N. Hupert; E.M. Horn; F.J. Martinez; R.M. Gulick; M.M. Safford
2020
Contact Information

Phone(646) 962-9409

Mailing Address

Health Informatics
Population Health Sciences
Weill Cornell Medical College
425 E. 61st St., Suite 301
New York, NY 10065 

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