People

 

Principal Investigator

 

ruiRui Zhang, PhD

I am an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Care & Health Systems in College of Pharmacy and the Institute for Health Informatics. I am also a faculty in Master's of Science in Data Science program. I obtained my PhD degree in Health Informatics from the University of Minnesota in 2013, and Master’s degree in Informatics at the University of Iowa. My research interests are clinical natural language processing, text mining, literature-based discovery, complementary and alternative medicine informatics, machine learning, and statistic analysis.

 

 

 

Postdoctoral Associate

 

Rubina Rizvi     Rubina Rizvi, MD, PhD

      PhD, Health Informatics, University of Minnesota

      MBBS, Dow Medical College

 

 

 

 

Research Programmer

 

Jake      Jake Vasilakes, MS

       MS, Speech and Language Processing, University of Edinburgh

       

 

 

 

 

PhD Students

 

Yefeng    Yefeng Wang, MS 

     PhD candidate in Health Informatics (2015-present)

     MS, Chemistry, University of Minnesota

     BS, Chemistry, Peking University

 

 

 

Yadan      Yadan Fan, BS 

        PhD candidate in Health Informatics (2015-present)

        * Awarded as Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship, 2018-2019

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

 

 

 

Qiu      Qiu (Joe) Mo, MD, MS

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

       MS, Health Informatics, University of South Florida

       MD, Central South University Xiangya Medical College

 

 

 

Master's Students

 

Miao     Miao Yu, BS 

      Master's student in Statistics

      BS, Statistics, Central University of Finance and Economics 

 

 

 

 

 

Thao     Thao Nguyen, BS

      Master's student in Data Science

      BS, Statistics and Biology Science, Mount Holyoke College

 

 

 

 

 

Undergraduate Students

 

Dingwei      Devin (Dingwei) Deng

       Undergraduate student in Computer Scince

       Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP) awardee

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yuanhao      Yuanhao Ruan

        Undergraduate student in Computer Scince

 

 

 

 

Alumni

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

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.