The CDH represents a true institutional collaboration among three major UMass campuses with strong project leadership. The project brings together well-established computer scientists, biostatisticians, epidemiologists, clinical practitioners, biomedical researchers, and information security specialists, with a strong record of federal and industry funding and publications.

UMass Lowell

Our center also has the following faculty from UMass Medical School and UMass Boston:

UMass Medical School (UMMS)

  • Yunsheng Ma, Ph.D., M.D., Associate Professor of Medicine, PI of the NIH funded clinical trial “A simple dietary message to improve dietary quality for metabolic syndrome” and the Women’s Health Initiative ancillary studies
  • Hong Yu, Professor of Quantitative Health Sciences, PI of UMMS Biomedical Informatics Natural Language Processing Group, Elected fellow of the American College of Medical Informatics
  • J. Herbert Stevenson, M.D., Associate Professor of Family Medicine/Sports Medicine, Director of Sports Medicine and Sports Medicine Fellowship Program

UMass Boston (UMB)

  • Wei Ding, Associate Professor of Computer Science, Director of Knowledge Discovery Lab
  • Jill Macoska, Alton J. Brann Endowed Distinguished Professor in Science and Mathematics, Director of the Center for Personalized Cancer Therapy, and Professor of Biological Sciences
  • Suzanne Leveille, Ph.D., R.N., Professor of Nursing, Interim Associate Dean for Research, College of Nursing and Health Sciences