Health Informatics Faculty

Section Chief

Janusz Wojtusiak

Janusz Wojtusiak, PhD
Director, Center for Discovery Science and Health Informatics
Associate Professor
Section Chief, Programs in Health Informatics
Health Informatics, MS Program Director
jwojtusi@gmu.edu
703-993-4148
Northeast Module I, Room 108

Research Interests:
  • Health Informatics
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Clinical decision support
  • Healthcare knowledge discovery 

Program Faculty

Farrokh Alemi

Farrokh Alemi, PhD
Professor
falemi@gmu.edu
703-993-5779
Northeast Module 1 Room 128

Research Interests:
  • Causal analysis of massive data in electronic health records, including Bayesian Probability Networks
  • Predictive and personalized medicine
  • Trajectory of diseases and prognosis of patients with multiple comorbidities
  • Precision medicine and comparative effectiveness of medications
  • Online management of patients, including online counseling
  • Balanced (propensity matched) analysis of cost effectiveness of interventions
  • Use of data mining, natural language processing, and artificial intelligence in health services research

Sanja Avramovic

Sanja Avramovic, PhD, MS
Assistant Professor
savramov@gmu.edu
703-993-4548
Northeast Module I, Room 121

Research Interests:
  • Big data analysis
  • Health informatics
  • Bayesian networks
  • Predictive models

Phan Giang

Phan Giang, PhD, MSc, BSc
Associate Professor
pgiang@gmu.edu
703-993-4226
Northeast Module I, Room 127

Research Interests:
  • Mining text-based patient data
  • Problems of statistical forecasting with applications 

Panagiota Kitsantas

Panagiota Kitsantas, PhD
Professor
pkitsant@gmu.edu
703-993-9164
Northeast Module I, Room 115

Research Interests:
  • Applying data mining techniques and methods of categorical data analysis to investigate public health related issues in the fields of maternal and infant health and substance abuse among adolescents 

Sorina Madison

Sorina V. Madison, PhD, MD, MPH
Term Instructor
svlaicu1@gmu.edu
703-993-8571
Northeast Module I, Room 106



Hua Min

Hua Min, PhD
Assistant Professor
hmin3@gmu.edu
703-993-5648
Northeast Module I, Room 123

Research Interests:
  • Ontology based data integration
  • Ontology guided natural language processing (NLP)
  • Medical terminology structures and managements
  • Data warehousing