People

Principal Investigator

 

ruiRui Zhang, PhD

Dr. Zhang is McKnight Presidential Fellow and Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Care & Health Systems in College of Pharmacy and the Institute for Health Informatics. He leads of Clinical Informatics PhD track. He is also a faculty in Data Science and BICB graduate programs. Dr. Zhang is the Director of NLP through CTSI-BPIC service. His research interests are clinical natural language processing, text mining, literature-based discovery, complementary and alternative medicine informatics, machine learning, and statistic analysis. His research has been supported by NCCIH, NIA, ODS, AHRQ and Medtronic. Dr. Zhang serves on multiple NIH study sections and JAMIA Editorial Board

 

 

 

Research Programmer

 

    Dalton  Datlon Schutter

       BA, Mathmatics (Honors Program), University of Minnesota

       

 

 

 

 

PhD Students

 

Yefeng      Yefeng Wang, MS 

        PhD candidate in Health Informatics (2015-present)

        MS, Chemistry, University of Minnesota

        BS, Chemistry, Peking University

 


 

sicheng       Sicheng Zhou, MS

        PhD student in Health Informatics (Data Science track) (2018-present)

        MS, Health Informatics, University of Texas Health Scince Center at Houston

        BS, Pharmaceutical Science (The National Scientific Base of Life Science Education), China Pharmaceutical University

 

 

 

zhongran       Zhongran Niu

        PhD student in Health Informatics (Clinical Informatics track) (2018-present)

        BA, Urban and Regional Studies, Cleveland State University

 

 

 

anu       Anu Bompelli, MS, PharmD 

        PhD student in Social and Administrative Pharmacy (2020-present)

        MS, Health Informatics, University of Minnesota

 

 

 

Zhecheng Sheng      Zhecheng Sheng, MS

       PhD student in Health Informatics (Data Science track) (2021-present)

       MS, Biostatistics, Duke University

       BS, Agricultural Science, Zhejiang University

 

 

huixue        Huixue Zhou, BS

         PhD student in Health Informatics (Clinical Informatics track) (2021-present)

         BM, Preventive Medicine, Fudan University

 

 

 

 

PharmD/MHI Students

 

Yifan

     Yifan Li, BS

      PharmD student (2017-)

         * Receiving summer Melendy/Peters Research Scholarship

       Master's student in Health Informatics

       BS, Pharmceutial Sciences, Peking University

     

 

Yuqi

     Yuqi Zhou, BS

      PharmD student (2018-)

      Master's student in Health Informatics (2020-present)

      BS, Biochemistry, University of Minnesota

 

 

 

 

Master's Students

 

Ruyuan     Ruyuan Wan 

      Master's Student in Data Science (2019-present)

      BA, Statistics, Univerisity of Minntesota - Twin Cities

 

 


 

Esha

     Esha Singh

      Master's Student in Computer Science (2019-present)

      BE, Electronic and Communication, Birla Institute of Technology and Science

 

 

 

 

Alumni

 

Research Programmer:

Jake      Jake Vasilakes, MS

       MS, Speech and Language Processing, University of Edinburgh

       

 

 

 

 

Postdoctoral:

Rubina Rizvi     Rubina Rizvi, MD, PhD

      PhD, Health Informatics, University of Minnesota

      MBBS, Dow Medical College

      Currently Physician Health Services Researcher, IBM Health

 

 

 

PhD:

 

Yadan      Yadan Fan, PhD 

        PhD, Health Informatics, University of Minnesota (2015-2020)

        * Awarded as Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship, 2018-2019

        BS, Information Managment and Information System (Medicine), China Medical University

       Currently Senoir Research Scientist at Nuance Health. 

 

 

david      David Marc, PhD

       PhD (2016) , Health Informatics, University of Minnesota

       Currently Health Informatics Graduate Program Director and Assistant Professor at The College of St. Scholastica

 

 

 

 

Master's

Thao     Thao Nguyen, MS

      Master's student in Data Science (2019), University of Minnesota

      BS, Statistics and Biology Science, Mount Holyoke College

      Currently Data Analyst at Utilimarc

 

 

 

Wendi

      Wendi Zhao, MD, MHI 

       Master's in Health Informatics (2018), University of Minnesota

       Currently DHM Clarity Data Manager/CLIIR Data Analyst at University of California San Francisco

 

 

 

 

Miao     Miao Yu, MS 

      Master's student in Statistics

      BS, Statistics, Central University of Finance and Economics 

 

 

 

 

Mivdi      Nivedha Manohar, MHI

       Master's in Health Informatics (2015), University of Minnesota       

       Currently Clinical Data Analyst at West Side Community Health Services

 

 

 

 

xi     Xi Chen, MS

      MS, Computer Science (2017), University of Minnesota

      Research Assistant (2016-2017),

      Currently Software Engineer at BlackRock Inc.

 

 

 

Gopal
    Gopal Sarda, MS

     MS, Computer Science (2017), University of Minnesota

     Research Assistant (2016-2017) 

     Currently Senior Software Engineer at ServiceNow

 

 

empty     Xi Chen, MS

      MS, Computer Science (2016), University of Minnesota 

      Research Assistant (2015-2016) 

      Currently Software Engineer at Google.

 

 

 

Mian        Mian Li, MS

         MS, Computer Science (2015), University of Minnesota

         Research Assistant (2014-2015) 

         Currently Staff Engineer at Thread Research

 

 

 

 

Undergraduate:

Dominic

      Yoonkwon (Dominic) Yi, BS 

       Senior in Computer Science (2019-present)

       Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP) awardee (Summer 2020)

       Computer Science M.Eng program at Cornell University (Spring 2022)

 

 

 

Yutong         Yutong Li, BS

           MS, Computer Science (2017), University of Minnesota

           Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP) awardee (Spring 2016)

           Currently Developer at Benefit Resource, Inc.

 

 

 

Dingwei      Devin (Dingwei) Deng, BS

       Undergraduate student in Computer Scince

       Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP) awardee

       Currently Software Development Engineer II at Amazon Web Services

 

 

 

 

 

Yuanhao      Yuanhao Ruan, BS

        Undergraduate student in Computer Scince

        Currently Master's student in Computer Science in Yale University

 

 

 

High School Students:

2021 Summer  Andrew Wang (Wayzata High School)

2021 Summer  Nathan Wu (Wayzata High School)

2020 Summer  Andrew Yang (Wayzata High School, currently engineering student in Columbia University)

2019 Summer Caroline Zeng (Wayzata High School, currently CS student in Stanford University)

2017 Summer  Alex Cheng   (Breck High School, currently in Columbia University)

2017 Summer  Samuel Aronson  (Breck High School)