Leadership Team

  • Hong Yu, Ph.D
    Professor, Director - CHORDS
    Miner School of Computer & Information Sciences
  • Dan Berlowitz, MD MPH
    Professor, Co-Director - CHORDS
    Public Health

    Health services research; Quality of medical care; Use of big data

  • David McManus
    Associate Professor; Director of Atrial Fibrillation Treatment Program; Co-Director,CHORDS, Affiliate Faculty, Biomedical Engineering; Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, UMass Chan Medical School
    Biomedical Engineering, CHORDS, M2D2
  • John Wells
    Associate Chief of Staff, Research and President of the Board of Directors, Bedford VA Research Corporation, Inc. and Co-Director - CHORDS
    Center of Biomedical and Health Research in Data Sciences (CHORDS)
  • Weisong Liu
    Research Assistant Professor, Assistant Director - CHORDS
    Miner School of Computer & Information Sciences, UMass Center for Digital Health (CDH), Computer Networking Lab, CHORDS

Advisory Board

  • James Cimino
    Professor and Director of the Informatics Institute at the University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Fran Cunningham
    Director of the Center for Medication Safety, Associate Chief Consultant, and Program Director of Outcomes Assessment at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Pharmacy Benefits Management Services (PBM)
  • Vimla Patel
    Senior Research Scientist and Director at the Center for Cognitive Studies in Medicine and Public Health, The New York Academy of Medicine
  • Jack Tsai
    Campus Dean and Professor of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
  • Adam Wright
    Professor in the Department of Biomedical Informatics at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Director of the Vanderbilt Clinical Informatics Center (VCLIC)

UML Core Faculty

  • Mohammad Arif Ul Alam, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor
    Miner School of Computer & Information Sciences, Center for Pathogen Research and Training (CPRT), Center of Biomedical and Health Research in Data Sciences (CHORDS)

    Mobile Computing, Machine Learning, Bioinformatics

  • Hadi Amiri
    Assistant Professor
    Miner School of Computer & Information Sciences

    Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning, Health Informatics

  • Tingjian Ge, Ph.D.
    Professor, Graduate Coordinator for MS Programs
    Miner School of Computer & Information Sciences, CHORDS

    Data Management Systems 

  • Jong Soo Lee
    Associate Professor
    Mathematics & Statistics

    Statistics, Applications of statistics

  • Wenjun Li
    Chair, Professor, Director - Health Statistics and Geography Lab
    Public Health, Center for Health Statistics and Biostatistics Core, Health Statistics and Geography Lab

    Aging - Epidemiology and Prevention of Falls in Older Age, Patient Reported Outcomes, Neighborhood Environment, Observational Cohort Studies, Design and Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials, Analysis of Hospital Discharge and ED Visit Databases, and Electronic Health Records

  • Benyuan Liu, Ph.D.
    Professor, Director
    Miner School of Computer & Information Sciences, UMass Center for Digital Health (CDH), Computer Networking Lab, CHORDS

    Data and Computer Communication Networks, Mobile and Wireless Networks, Internet Technologies & Applications

  • Rachel Melamed
    Assistant Professor
    Biological Sciences, Biomedical Engineering, Center of Biomedical and Health Research in Data Sciences (CHORDS)

    Computational biology, cancer genomics, data science, biomedical informatics

  • Asil Oztekin, Ph.D.
    Professor
    Operations and Information Systems (OIS)

    Medical informatics, healthcare engineering, business analytics, data mining, decision making, big data

  • Anna Rumshisky
    Associate Professor
    Miner School of Computer & Information Sciences

    Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning

  • Katherine Tucker, Ph.D.
    Distinguished University Professor; Director, Center for Population Health
    Biomedical & Nutritional Sciences, Health Assessment Laboratory (HAL)

    Biomedical Laboratory Specialists

  • Jie Wang
    Professor
    Miner School of Computer & Information Sciences

    Algorithms, Computational Complexity, Complex Networks, Wireless & Sensor Networks, Network Security, Mathematical Modeling

  • Yan Wang, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor
    Psychology
  • Yuan Zhang
    Associate Professor
    Susan and Alan Solomont School of Nursing

    Occupational Health, Shift Work and Sleep Health, Health-care Workforce

Other Core Faculty

  • James Allan, Ph.D., Professor, College of Information and Computer Sciences, UMass Amherst
  • Adarsha Bajracharya, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, UMass Chan Medical School
  • Alok Kapoor, M.D., Associate Professor, UMass Chan Medical School
  • Thomas Land, Ph.D., Associate Professor, UMass Chan Medical School
  • Honghuang Lin, Ph.D., Professor, UMass Chan Medical School
  • Donald Miller, S.cD., Bedford VA
  • Adam Rose, M.D., Associate Professor, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
  • Philip Thomas, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, College of Information and Computer Sciences, UMass Amherst