Whois Omolola Ogunyemi, PhD

Director, Center for Biomedical Informatics, Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science, 2007 – present
Associate Professor, Medical Sciences Institute, Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science, 2007 – present
Assistant Professor of Radiology, Harvard Medical School, 2003 – 2007
Member of the affiliated faculty, Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology (HST), 2003 – 2007
Instructor in Radiology, Harvard Medical School, 1999 – 2003
Research Associate, Decision Systems Group, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, 1999 – 2007


Teaching (Biomedical Informatics) :

Guest lecturer, UCLA BME 220, Introduction to Medical Informatics, Fall 2007, Fall 2008
Course director and co-instructor, HST 952, Computing for Biomedical Scientists, Fall 2001 – Fall 2003
Co-instructor, Electronic Medical Records and Decision Support, Nelson R. Mandela School of Medicine, University of Natal, Durban, South Africa, January/February 2003.
Co-instructor, Intensive Introduction to Medical Informatics and Telemedicine, Nelson R. Mandela School of Medicine, University of Natal, Durban, South Africa, January/February 2002.
Guest lecturer on Bayesian network applications, HST 951, Medical Decision Support, Spring 2000
Advisor to post-doctoral fellows in the Harvard-MIT-NEMC-BU biomedical informatics program, 1999 – 2007


Education:

1999, PhD, Computer and Information Science, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
1994, MSE, Computer and Information Science, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
1993, BA, Computer Science, Barnard College, Columbia University, New York, NY

Research Interests:

3D graphics and visualization
Reasoning under uncertainty
Medical decision support
Machine learning

Research Projects:

CEDRIC: Charles Drew University Electronic Disease Registry to Improve Chronic Care
Predictive modeling of chronic kidney disease in HIV-positive individuals
TraumaSCAN-Web: Assessing penetrating trauma with 3D models of anatomy and Bayesian networks
Breast cancer risk assessment with Bayesian networks
FACTS (Finding Appropriate Clinical Trials for women with breast cancer)
GLIF (The Guideline Interchange Format)

Services and Activities:

NIH Study Section: Biomedical Library and Informatics Review Committee, National Library of Medicine, 2003 – 2007
Scientist reviewer, Department of Defense Breast Cancer Research Program, 2007
Scientist reviewer, Department of Defense Prostate Cancer Research Program, 2008
Editorial Board Member, Computers in Biology and Medicine, 2005 – present

Interesting links:

Computational geometry pages
Graphics gems repository
Directory of Bayesian network software packages
A Bayesian network repository
The Surgical Planning Lab at Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Java 3D information
Visualization Toolkit (VTK) home page

 

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