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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

Children’s Mental Health During Pandemic Influenced by Adult Vaccination Rates and Socioeconomic Factors

April 27, 2022

Adult vaccination rates and social determinants of health—or the social and economic conditions in which families live and work—have played an important role in children’s mental health during the pandemic, according to a new study led by Weill Cornell Medicine investigators.

The ...

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Student Spotlight: Dr. Nikolay Lukyanchikov

April 12, 2022

Nikolay Lukyanchikov, MD, became interested in computer technology, programming, and medicine at an early age. A native of Moscow, Russia, he studied medicine at Sechenov University to follow his passion for helping ease people’s suffering from devastating conditions and making an impact on society. During his clinical rotations, he identified several problems affecting healthcare systems and areas where computer technology...

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Dr. Natalie Benda Receives K99 Award for mHealth Research

February 16, 2022

Dr. Natalie Benda, instructor of population health sciences, has been awarded a Pathway to Independence Award (K99) by the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) for her project, “Maternal Outcome Monitoring and Support (MOMS) - A mHealth symptom self-monitoring and decision support system to reduce racial and ethnic disparities...

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Population Health Sciences 402 E. 67th St. New York, NY 10065 Phone: (646) 962-8078

Faculty & Staff

Zehra Abedi
  • Senior Research Program Manager
Jamie Abudu-Solo
Jamie Abudu-Solo
  • Patient Research Assistant
Ali Al Sanousi , PhD, MBA, MBBS, MSc
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Population Health Sciences
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Jessica Ancker , PhD, MPH, FACMI
  • Adjunct Associate Professor of Population Health Sciences
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Katerina Andreadis
Katerina Andreadis , MS
  • Research Project Manager
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David R. Artz , MD, MBA
  • Associate Professor of Population Health Sciences (Courtesy)
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Zilong Bai
Zilong Bai , PhD, MEng
  • Postdoctoral Associate in Population Health Sciences
Satmeer Bains
Satmeer Bains , MS
  • Research Assistant
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Natalie Benda , PhD, MS
  • Instructor in Population Health Sciences
(646) 962-9380
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Thomas Campion Jr., PhD, MS
  • 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 , MD, MA
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor of Population Health Sciences
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Adam David Cheriff
Adam David Cheriff , MD
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Population Health Sciences
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
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Tanzeem Choudhury , MS, PhD
  • Professor of Population Health Sciences
  • Roger and Joelle Burnell Professor in Integrated Health and Technology
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Curtis Leland Cole , MD, 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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Pooja Desai
Pooja Desai
  • Research Assistant
Melani Ellison
Melani Ellison
  • Patient Research Assistant
Deborah L. Estrin , PhD, MS
  • Professor of Population Health Sciences
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John Travis Gossey
John Travis Gossey , MD, MS, MPH
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Population Health Sciences
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
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Samuel Gutierrez
Samuel Gutierrez
  • Senior Administrative Specialist
Yu Hou
Yu Hou , PhD, MS, ME
  • Postdoctoral Associate in Population Health Sciences
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Rohith Kumar Thiruvalluru
  • Senior Health Informatics Analyst
(646) 962-8069
Mingquan Lin
Mingquan Lin , PhD, MSc
  • Postdoctoral Associate in Population Health Sciences
Yifan Liu
Yifan Liu
  • Research Assistant
Sameer Malhotra, MBBS, MA
Sameer Malhotra , MD, MA, MBBS
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Population Health Sciences
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
(646) 962-6030
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Sabrina Mangal
Sabrina Mangal , PhD
  • Postdoctoral Associate in Population Health Sciences
Ruth Masterson Creber
Ruth Masterson Creber , PhD
  • Associate Professor of Population Health Sciences
(646) 962-2435
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Damien McDonald
Damien McDonald
  • Administrator, Grants and Finance
John-Paul Mead , MD
  • Clinical Instructor in Population Health Sciences
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Annabel Myers
  • Assistant Research Coordinator
(646) 962-9303
Stephanie Nino de Rivera
Stephanie Niño De Rivera
  • Research Assistant
Leslie Park
  • Research Assistant
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Vimla Lodhia Patel , PhD, MA
  • Adjunct Professor of Population Health Sciences
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Jyotishman Pathak, Ph.D.
Jyotishman Pathak , PhD
  • Vice Chair for Entrepreneurship
  • Chief of the Division of Health Informatics
  • Frances and John L. Loeb Professor of Medical Informatics
(646) 962-9415
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Braja Patra
Braja Patra
  • Research Associate in Population Health Sciences
Dr. Yifan Peng
Yifan Peng , PhD, MEng, MS
  • Assistant Professor of Population Health Sciences
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Rachel Presskreischer
Rachel Presskreischer , MS, PhD
  • Postdoctoral Associate in Population Health Sciences
Saanjaana Rahman
Saanjaana Rahman
  • Research Assistant
Dr. Meghan Reading Turchoie
Meghan Reading Turchioe , MPH, PhD, RN
  • Instructor in Population Health Sciences
(646) 962-9410
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Evan Sholle
Evan Scholle , MS
  • Lecturer in Population Health Sciences
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Marianne Sharko
Marianne Sharko , MD, MS
  • General Preventive Medicine Resident
  • Instructor in Population Health Sciences
  • Instructor in Pediatrics
(646) 962-6023
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Mohit Sharma , MPH
  • Research Manager
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Edward H. Shortliffe , MD, PhD
  • Adjunct Professor of Population Health Sciences
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David Jan Slotwiner
David Jan Slotwiner , MD
  • Assistant Professor of Population Health Sciences
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Daniel M. Stein
Daniel M. Stein , MD, PhD, MA
  • Assistant Professor of Population Health Sciences
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Victoria Lynn Tiase
  • Lecturer in Population Health Sciences
Leah Topaz
Leah Topaz
  • Research Coordinator
Veer Vekaria
Veer Vekaria
  • Health Data Scientist
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Fei Wang , PhD
  • Associate Professor of Population Health Sciences
(646) 962-9405
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Tingyi Wanyan
  • Postdoctoral Associate in Population Health Sciences
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Mark Weiner , MD
  • 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 , AMLS
  • Librarian in Population Health Sciences
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Sydney Woode
Sydney Woode
  • Research Assistant
Yunyu Xiao
Yunyu Xiao , PhD, MPhil
  • Assistant Professor of Population Health Sciences
Zhenxing Xu , PhD, MS
  • Research Associate
(646) 962-8069
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Chengxi Zang , PhD
  • Postdoctoral Associate in Population Health Sciences
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Hao Zhang
Hao Zhang , PhD
  • Postdoctoral Associate in Population Health Sciences
(919) 641-6042
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Yiye Zhang, Ph.D., MS
Yiye Zhang , PhD, MS
  • 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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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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