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Stephen B. Johnson, PhD

Professor, Department of Population Health

clinical research informatics, health informatics, natural language processing, sociotechnical research

My research involves designing and evaluating information systems in patient care, clinical research and basic research. The science supporting this work explores models of collaboration among biomedical professionals, in terms of specialized patterns of workflow, language use and social organization. This research applies advanced methods in information architecture, database design, and natural language processing to the biomedical domain. Important applications of this work include development of information systems to support data management, sharing and discovery, and the use of natural language processing to extract information from unstructured biomedical texts to support data analysis and decision making. The long-term goals of this research are to apply sociotechnical approaches to improve communication, collaboration and efficiency in the health domain. 



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New York , NY 10016

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Course Director, Seminar in Biomedical Informatics

Director, Clinical Research Informatics

Faculty Director of Datacore

PhD from New York University

Ancker, Jessica S; Benda, Natalie C; Sharma, Mohit M; Johnson, Stephen B; Weiner, Stephanie; Zikmund-Fisher, Brian J

Risk analysis. 2022 Dec; 42(12):2656-2670

Zheng, Yaguang; Dickson, Victoria Vaughan; Blecker, Saul; Ng, Jason M; Rice, Brynne Campbell; Melkus, Gail D'Eramo; Shenkar, Liat; Mortejo, Marie Claire R; Johnson, Stephen B

JMIR diabetes. 2022 May 16; 7(2):e34681

Mao, Jialin; Sedrakyan, Art; Sun, Tianyi; Guiahi, Maryam; Chudnoff, Scott; Kinard, Madris; Johnson, Stephen B

Pharmacoepidemiology & drug safety. 2022 Apr; 31(4):442-451

Campion, Thomas R; Sholle, Evan T; Pathak, Jyotishman; Johnson, Stephen B; Leonard, John P; Cole, Curtis L

Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association. 2022 Mar 15; 29(4):677-685

Cox, Suzanne Morrison; Johnson, Stephen B; Shiu, Eva; Boren, Sue

Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association. 2021 Mar 18; 28(4):856-861

Albert, Paul J; Dutta, Sarbajit; Lin, Jie; Zhu, Zimeng; Bales, Michael; Johnson, Stephen B; Mansour, Mohammad; Wright, Drew; Wheeler, Terrie R; Cole, Curtis L

PLoS one. 2021 Mar; 16(4):e0244641

Reynolds, Harmony R; Adhikari, Samrachana; Pulgarin, Claudia; Troxel, Andrea B; Iturrate, Eduardo; Johnson, Stephen B; Hausvater, Anaïs; Newman, Jonathan D; Berger, Jeffrey S; Bangalore, Sripal; Katz, Stuart D; Fishman, Glenn I; Kunichoff, Dennis; Chen, Yu; Ogedegbe, Gbenga; Hochman, Judith S

New England journal of medicine. 2020 06 18; 382(25):2441-2448

Sholle, Evan T; Pinheiro, Laura C; Adekkanattu, Prakash; Davila, Marcos A; Johnson, Stephen B; Pathak, Jyotishman; Sinha, Sanjai; Li, Cassidie; Lubansky, Stasi A; Safford, Monika M; Campion, Thomas R

Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association. 2019 Aug 01; 26(8-9):722-729