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    Chen Ph.D., Jake, Associate Director 2016 -

    Dr. Chen conducts research in “translational bioinformatics”—the science of collecting, representing, storing, retrieving and processing data and knowledge for the improvement of human health. His research interest focus on systems biology, data mining, advanced visual analytics for therapeutic discovery and clinical decision-making applications. He has published more than 130 peer-reviewed scientific papers and edited two bioinformatics books, “Biological Database Modeling” and “Biological Data...

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    Cimino MD, James, Director 2015 -

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    Basu Ph.D., Malay, Associate Scientist (C) 2016 -

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    Berner, Eta S., Senior Scientist (C) 2015 -

    Eta S. Berner, Ed.D. teaches in the Master of Science in Health Informatics Program and is Director of the UAB Center for Health Informatics for Patient Safety/Quality. Dr. Berner is a Fellow of the American College of Medical Informatics , the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, and the International Academy of Health Sciences Informatics. She has published articles in leading journals including the New England Journal of Medicine, Academic Medicine and the Journal of the Ame...

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    Chen M.D., Ph.D., Dongquan, Scientist (C) 2018 -

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    Chong, Zechen, Scientist (C) 2017 -

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    Cimino MD, James, Senior Scientist (C) 2015 -

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    Colicchio, Tiago, Associate Scientist (C) 2018 -

    Dr. Tiago Colicchio earned his PhD in Biomedical Informatics from the University of Utah. He earned his MBA at the University of São Paulo, Brazil, and his MS in Information Systems at Grenoble Alpes University, France. He is Assistant Professor of Medicine at the UAB Department of Medicine. Dr. Colicchio is a project management professional (PMP) certified by the project management institute (PMI) with extensive experience in health information technology (health IT) adoption. Prior to joining ...

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    Crossman, David, Scientist (C) 2018 -

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    Fargason Jr, Crayton, Senior Scientist (C) 2016 -

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    Feldman, Sue S, Associate Scientist (C) 2016 -

    Sue Feldman is the Director of Graduate Programs in Health Informatics and teaches in the Clinical Informatics program, the Master of Science in Health Informatics program, and in the PhD program in the School of Health Professions. She has a dual appointment in the School of Medicine and is a Fellow at the Center for the Study of Community Health at UAB.

    Dr. Feldman is a Commissioner on the Health Informatics Accreditation Council for CAHIIM (Commission for Accreditation for Health In...

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    Gohlke, Julia, Senior Scientist (C) 2016 -

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    Kimberly M.D., Robert, Senior Scientist (C) 2016 -

    Robert P. Kimberly, MD, a native of New Haven, Conn., received his Doctor of Medicine degree from Harvard Medical School after receiving a baccalaureate degree magna cum laude from Princeton University and a baccalaureate / master's degree from the University of Oxford, Oxford, England. Dr. Kimberly's achievements and honors include election to Phi Beta Kappa from Princeton University, a Rhodes Scholarship at Oxford University, a "First" class degree from Oxford, and election to both the America...

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    Lefkowitz Ph.D., Elliot, Senior Scientist (C) 2016 -

    Since 1992, I have played a significant role in the development and provision of bioinformatics support and resources at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). I am currently Director of Informatics for the UAB Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences (CCTS), an NIH/NCATS Clinical and Translational Science Award site; Director of the UAB AIDS Center (CFAR) Bioinformatics Facility; and Director of the Bioinformatics Core for the UAB Microbiome Facility. As Director of these Informat...

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    Liang, Wayne, Scientist (C) 2017 -

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    Moss PhD, RN, FAAN, Jacqueline, Senior Scientist (C) 2016 -

    Dr. Jacqueline Moss has a wide range of experience in adult critical care practice, nursing education, and research. She has a particular interest in health care informatics and earned a doctorate in nursing informatics. Dr. Moss has been involved in multiple projects designed to implement new information and communication technologies for use in health care practice and education.

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    Osborne, John, Associate Scientist (C) 2017 -

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    Ozaydin, Bunyamin, Scientist (C) 2018 -

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    Robinson, Michelle, Senior Scientist (C) 2016 -

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    Rosenberg, Alexander, Scientist (C) 2017 -

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    Samuy, Nichole, Scientist (C) 2017 -

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    Varambally Ph.D., Sooryanarayana, Senior Scientist (C) 2017 -

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    Wang, Amy, Scientist (C) 2017 -

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    Willig, James, Associate Scientist (C) 2018 -

    James H. Willig, MD, MSPH, is the Associate Dean of Clinical Education in the School of Medicine. He attended Medical School at the Instituto Tecnologico de Santo Domingo (INTEC) and completed his residency at the University of Virginia Roanoke-Salem. At UAB, Willig has earned an M.S. in Public Health and completed an Infectious Diseases Fellowship. His research interests in quality improvement and medical informatics have found expression in both research into quality issues in HIV primary care...

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    Wilson DNSc, MHSc, RN, CPHIMS, RN-BC, FAAN, Marisa, Senior Scientist (C) 2016 -

    Dr. Marisa L. Wilson is a board certified informatician with an interest in health information technology policy, implementation, and positive patient outcome and clinical efficiency supported by technology. She spent over 15 years as a nurse clinician working in acute physical rehabilitation, medical-surgical, and telemetry units. In addition, Dr. Wilson spent over 25 years as an analyst, project leader and manager implementing information systems in public health and acute care with settings.

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