Research Supervision

Doctoral Dissertation Committee Members
2015-2016Hao He, PhD in Biostatistics (Tulane University)
Title: “Integrative Network Analysis of High-Dimensional Biological Data in Complex Disease for Module Detection and Biomarker Discovery” (Graduated: Hong-Wen Deng, Chair)
Current Position: Application Computational Scientist, The Jackson Laboratory
2015-2017Yongkang Zhang, PhD in Global Health Management and Policy (Tulane University)
Title: “Studies in the Implementation and Impact of Early Medicare Accountable Care Organizations” (Graduated: Mark Diana, Chair)
Current Position: Postdoctoral Associate in Healthcare Policy and Research, Weill Cornell Medical College
2019-presentMallary Myers, DNP in Nursing (Vanderbilt University)
Title: “Evaluation of an Electronic Scheduling System and Labor Management Dashboard” (Patricia Sengstack, Chair)
Masters Thesis Advisees
2017-2018Rose Goueth, MS in Biostatistics (Tulane University)
Title: “Turning Off Alerts to Improve Clinician Override Rates: A Time Series Analysis of Multiple Interventions” (Graduated)
Current Position: Pre-Doctoral Student in Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology, Oregon Health & Science University
Postdoctoral Advisees
2020-presentAlison Carroll, Pediatric Hospital Medicine Fellowship Scholarship Oversight Committee (Derek Williams, David Johnson, Co-Chairs)
2021-presentSiru Liu, Biomedical Informatics Postdoctoral Fellow Mentoring Committee (Adam Wright, Primary Mentor)
2021-presentBrian Douthit, Biomedical Informatics Postdoctoral Fellow Mentoring Committee (Michael Matheny, Primary Mentor)
Academic Advisees
2014-2015Jingwen Song, MSPH Advisor (Graduated)
Global Biostatistics and Data Science, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA
2015-2017Aaron Pedeaux, MS Advisor (Graduated)
Global Biostatistics and Data Science, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA
2014-2018Richard Davis, MD/MPH Advisor (Graduated)
Global Biostatistics and Data Science, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA
2016-2018Yulong Bai, MSPH Advisor (Graduated)
Global Biostatistics and Data Science, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA
2017-2018Chenzhou Pan, MSPH Advisor
Global Biostatistics and Data Science, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA
Research Projects
2012Elise Brune (Texas A&M University), CPRIT Summer Undergraduate Cancer Research Project, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX
Contraindicated in Cancer Patients”
2012Caitlin Keck (Cornell University), CPRIT Summer Undergraduate Cancer Research Project, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX
Project: “Evaluation of a Support Vector Machine to Identify Relevant Notes for Patients with Colorectal Cancer”
2012Karthik Sethuraman (The University of Pennsylvania), CPRIT Summer Undergraduate Cancer Research Project, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX
Project: “Comparative Analysis of Association Rule Mining, Crowdsourcing, and NDF-RT Knowledge Bases for Problem-Medication Pair Generation”
2017Chenchen Feng (Tulane University School of Medicine), UAB CCTS Summer Program in Comparative Effectiveness and Patient-Centered Outcomes Research, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
Project: “Evaluating Adverse Drug Events after Turning Off Low Priority Medication Alerts in an Ambulatory Setting”
2019Lanxi (Nancy) Liu (Vanderbilt University), Vanderbilt Biomedical Informatics Summer Program, Nashville, TN
Project: Evaluation of Biomedical Informatics Citation Statistics using a Google Scholar Scraper
2019Jackson McNabb (Duke University), Vanderbilt Biomedical Informatics Summer Program (VUMC-IBM Watson Collaboration), Nashville, TN
Project: Systematic Review of Artificial Intelligence-Based Clinical Decision Support Implementation
2019Sarah Wan (Vanderbilt University), Vanderbilt Biomedical Informatics Summer Program (VUMC-IBM Watson Collaboration), Nashville, TN
Project: Systematic Review of Artificial Intelligence-Based Clinical Decision Support Implementation
2019Aileen Wright (Vanderbilt University), Department of Biomedical Informatics Research Rotation, Nashville, TN
Project: Multiple Simultaneous Prescription Dosing Errors
2020Lindsey Knake (Vanderbilt University), Department of Biomedical Informatics Research Rotation, Nashville, TN
Project: Pitfalls of Using Structured Data in a Pediatric De-identified Database
2020David Moreno (BYU-Idaho), Vanderbilt Biomedical Informatics Summer Program, Nashville, TN
Project: Evaluation of Groupers to Improve Clinical Decision Support
2021Anuska Sharma (CUNY Hunter College), Vanderbilt Biomedical Informatics Internship (VUMC-IBM Watson Collaboration), Nashville, TN
Project: Machine learning-based prognostic analysis of COVID-19 patients using the Electronic Health Record (EHR) data