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.

Affiliated Education Program

Health Informatics Master's Track

Current Research Highlights

Student Spotlight - Victoria Jimenez

November 26, 2019

There are more than 97,000 mobile health apps available for download on your phone and tablet. From fitness trackers to heart rate monitors to nutrition planners, mobile health apps boast incredible benefits to its users. But how many can actually deliver on their promise?  Victoria Jimenez wants to find out.

A graduate student in Weill Cornell...

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NIH Grant Funds Multi-Site Research in Polygenic Risk Score Modeling to Predict Psychiatric Disorders and Clinical Outcomes

November 25, 2019

New York State Psychiatric Institute/Columbia University, Mayo Clinic, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and Weill Cornell Medicine have been awarded a $7.6 million five-year collaborative grants (R01 MH121921, R01 MH121922,  R01 MH121923, and R01 MH121924) from the National Institute of Health (NIH) to leverage hospital electronic health records (EHRs) to study mental illness...

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Student Spotlight - Yonaka Harris

November 24, 2019

Yonaka Harris, a first-year student in the M.S. in health informatics program at the Department of Healthcare Policy and Research, received the 2019 AMIA Trainee Travel Award. Sponsored by the AMIA Leadership and Education Award Donation (LEAD) Fund, the award supports trainees’ travel to this year’s AMIA Annual Symposium in Washington, D.C., to share their research...

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Faculty & Staff

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Jessica Ancker , Ph.D., MPH, FACMI
  • Associate Professor of Healthcare Policy & Research
(646) 962-9404
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David R. Artz , M.D., MBA
  • Associate Professor of Healthcare Policy & Research (Courtesy)
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Natalie Benda
  • Postdoctoral Associate in Healthcare Policy & Research
(646) 962-9380
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Budhaditya Bose , M.S.
  • Health Informatics Analyst
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Thomas Campion Jr., Ph.D., M.S.
  • Associate Professor of Research in Healthcare Policy & Research
  • Associate Professor of Research in Healthcare Policy & Research in Pediatrics
  • Director of Research Informatics
(646) 962-2345
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Curtis Leland Cole , M.D., FACP
  • Assistant Vice Provost, Information Services and Chief Information Officer
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, Healthcare Policy & Research
(212) 746-0483
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Joseph DeFerio
  • Health Informatics Project Manager
(646) 962-9435
Li Guo
  • Postdoctoral Associate in Healthcare Policy & Research
Yu Hou
  • Research Assistant
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Rohith Kumar Thiruvalluru
  • Health Informatics Analyst
(646) 962-8069
Sameer Malhotra, MBBS, MA
Sameer Malhotra , M.D., M.A., M.B.B.S
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Healthcare Policy & Research
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
(646) 962-6030
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Ruth Masterson Creber
Ruth Masterson Creber , Ph.D.
  • Assistant Professor of Healthcare Policy & Research
(646) 962-2435
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Annabel Myers
  • Research Assistant
(646) 962-9303
Weishen Pan
  • Visiting Graduate Assistant in Healthcare Policy and Research
(646) 962-9438
Jyotishman Pathak, Ph.D.
Jyotishman Pathak , Ph.D.
  • 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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Meghan Reading Turchioe
  • Postdoctoral Associate in Healthcare Policy & Research
(646) 962-9410
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Mohit Sharma
  • Research Coordinator
Chang Su
  • Postdoctoral Associate in Healthcare Policy & Research
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Veer Vekaria , B.S.
  • Health Informatics Research Assistant
(646) 962-4648
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Fei Wang , Ph.D.
  • Associate Professor of Healthcare Policy & Research
(646) 962-9405
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Shuojia Wang
  • Visiting Graduate Assistant in Healthcare Policy and Research
(646) 962-9972
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Mark Weiner , M.D.
  • Deputy Chief Information Officer for Health System and Research Analytics
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Healthcare Policy & Research (Interim)
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Zhenxing Xu
  • Postdoctoral Associate in Healthcare Policy & Research
(646) 962-8069
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Jie Xu
  • Postdoctoral Associate in Healthcare Policy & Research
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Chengxi Zang
  • Postdoctoral Associate in Healthcare Policy & Research
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Yiye Zhang, Ph.D., MS
Yiye Zhang , Ph.D., M.S.
  • Director of the M.S. in Health Informatics
  • Assistant Professor of Healthcare Policy & Research
  • Assistant Professor, Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences
(646) 962-9437
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Xi Zhang, Ph.D.
Xi Zhang , Ph.D.
  • Postdoctoral Associate in Healthcare Policy & Research
(646) 962-9465
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Sendong Zhao
Sendong Zhao
  • Postdoctoral Associate in Healthcare Policy & Research
(571) 376-3144
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Recent Faculty Publications

M.Reading Turchioe; A. Myers; S. Isaac; D. Baik; L.V. Grossman; J.S. Ancker; R.Masterson Creber
2019
Contact Information

Phone(646) 962-9409

Mailing Address

Health Informatics
Healthcare Policy & Research
Weill Cornell Medical College
425 E. 61st St., Suite 301
New York, NY 10065