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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

Extracting social determinants of health from electronic health records using natural language processing: a systematic review

October 7, 2021

While social determinants of health (SDoH) impact patient risks and clinical outcomes, this nonclinical information is typically locked in unstructured clinical notes. However, leveraging SDoH has the potential to improve diagnosis, treatment planning, and patient outcomes across populations.

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Student Spotlight: Maria (Pura) Purificacion Ballester-Navarro

September 27, 2021

Growing up with a brother with autism spectrum disorder and an associated intellectual disability, Maria (Pura) Purificacion Ballester-Navarro is passionate about exploring research to help this population. She deeply enjoys analyzing data, finding patterns that contribute to a better understanding of the world, and doing research that will leave a better society for future generations. So for Pura, the...

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New Faculty Q & A with Dr. Yunyu Xiao

September 10, 2021

Dr. Yunyu Xiao is an assistant professor of population health sciences in the Division of Health Informatics. She received her MPhil in social work and social administration from the University of Hong Kong and her PhD in social work from New York University....

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

Faculty & Staff

Yufang Huang , PhD
  • Collaborator in Population Health Sciences
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
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Natalie Benda , PhD, MS
  • Instructor in Population Health Sciences
(646) 962-9380
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Budhaditya Bose , MS
  • Health Informatics Collaborator
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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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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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Yu Hou
Yu Hou , PhD, MS, ME
  • Postdoctoral Associate in Population Health Sciences
Bojian Hou
Bojian Hou , PhD
  • 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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John-Paul Mead , MD
  • Clinical Instructor in Population Health Sciences
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Annabel Myers
  • Assistant Research Coordinator
(646) 962-9303
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
Dr. Meghan Reading Turchoie
Meghan Reading Turchioe , MPH, PhD, RN
  • Instructor in Population Health Sciences
(646) 962-9410
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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 Informatics Research Assistant
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Fei Wang , PhD
  • Associate Professor of Population Health Sciences
(646) 962-9405
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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
Wenna Xi , PhD, MS
  • Postdoctoral Associate in Population Health Sciences
Yunyu Xiao
Yunyu Xiao , PhD, MPhil
  • Assistant Professor of Population Health Sciences
Zhenxing Xu , PhD, MS
  • Postdoctoral Associate in Population Health Sciences
(646) 962-8069
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Jie Xu , PhD, MSc
  • Postdoctoral Associate in Population Health Sciences
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Chengxi Zang , PhD
  • Postdoctoral Associate in Population Health Sciences
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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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Hao Zhang
Hao Zhang , PhD
  • Postdoctoral Associate in Population Health Sciences
(919) 641-6042
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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