Biomedical Informatics Team

Biomedical Informatics Team

The BMI team at the University of Florida is a highly collaborative and interdisciplinary group of faculty with expertise in big data analytics, social media, security and privacy, software engineering, applied ontologies, biosurvelliance, electronic health records, public health information systems, decision theory and more. Read a full publications list for the UF BMI team here.


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William Hogan, M.D., M.S.

Professor, Health Outcomes & Policy
Director of Biomedical Informatics, University of Florida Clinical and Translational Science Institute

Expertise: Clinical informatics, public health informatics, biosurvelliance, electronic health records, clinical decision support, research informatics, and data standards.
Read the full bio here.

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François Modave, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Health Outcomes & Policy
mHealth Lab Lead

Expertise: Biomedical informatics, decision-making, decision theory, their applications to clinical problems, and public health.
Read the full bio here.

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Jiang Bian, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Health Outcomes & Policy

Expertise: Biomedical informatics, network science, big data analytics, social media, security and privacy, and software engineering.
Read the full bio here.

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Amanda Hicks, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Health Outcomes & Policy

Expertise: Biomedical informatics, applied ontology, Wordnets, ontologically representing socially constructed entities, gender identity terms as related to LGBT health and medical terminologies, and applied logic.
Read the full bio here.

Post-Doctoral Researchers

juan-circle-cropJuan Antonio Lossio-Ventura, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Associate

Expertise: BioNLP, natural language processing, biomedical text mining, data mining, biomedical ontologies, and semantic web.
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Selja Seppälä, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Associate

Expertise: Applied ontology, terminology, natural language processing, and lexical semantics.
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NameTitlePhone NumberE-mailRoom/Cubicle
Loiacono, AlexanderApplication Programmer II(352) 294-8360atloiaco@ufl.edu2197 Mowry Road, 164
Mendoza, TonaIT Senior(352) 627-9472tonamendoza@ufl.edu2197 Mowry Road, 152
Rejack, NicholasData Management Analyst III(352)
2197 Mowry Road, 168
Schmidt, ErikSystems Admin/Programmer V(352) 273-8487cavedivr@ufl.edu2197 Mowry Road, 158
Smith, MeganResearch Coordinator II(352) 294-8417megandsmith@ufl.eduCTRB 2253-3
Sura, Andrei Application Programmer II(352) 294-8358asura@ufl.edu2197 Mowry Road, 166
Vasconcelos, MirelaAdmin Support Assistant(352) 273-7979mvasconcelos@ufl.eduCTRB 3227-C04
White, SonyaAssistant Director, Research Admin(352) 294-8359sonyahwhite@ufl.edu2197 Mowry Road, 150

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