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Healthcare Innovation Bridging Research, Informatics & Design Lab Collaborating Faculty

NYU Langone’s Healthcare Innovation Bridging Research, Informatics, and Design (HiBRID) Lab collaborating faculty work closely with HiBRID Lab on projects, grants, and publications, frequently attend HiBRID Lab events and serve as mentors for various HiBRID Lab team members.


Saul B. Blecker, MD, MHS

Associate Professor, Departments of Population Health and Medicine 
Associate Director, Research, Division of Hospital Medicine

Dr. Blecker is a general internal medicine physician and researcher focusing on improving the quality of care and outcomes for patients with chronic diseases.


Rumi Chunara, PhD

Associate Professor of Biostatistics, NYU School of Global Public Health
Associate Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, NYU Tandon School of Engineering
Director, NYU Center for Health Data Science

Dr. Chunara earned her PhD from the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology and her BSc from Caltech. Her research group focuses on developing computational and statistical approaches for acquiring, integrating, and using data to improve population and public health. She is an MIT TR35, NSF Career, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Grand Challenges, Facebook Research, and Max Planck Sabbatical award winner.


Valy Fontil, MD

Assistant Professor, Departments of Population Health and Medicine
Medical Director, Research, Family Health Centers at NYU Langone Health

Dr. Fontil is a primary care doctor, health services researcher, and digital health entrepreneur who specializes in innovations for high-risk, low-income populations and the safety-net health systems that provide care for these populations. His research employs implementation science methodologies, mathematical simulation modeling, and digital health technologies to improve the quality of outpatient medical care, especially for low-income and vulnerable populations.


Anna Van Meter, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Dr. Van Meter studies mood disorders and associated clinical phenomena, including suicide. Her current research program is focused on innovative, technology-based approaches to improve the rapid identification of symptoms and to facilitate access to evidence-based care. She has a K23 award from the National Institute of Mental Health to define the digital phenotype of bipolar disorder in adolescents to predict relapse and a NARSAD Young Investigator Award to identify proximal risk for suicide in youth using smartphone-based assessment.


Oded Nov, PhD

Professor of Technology Management, NYU Tandon School of Engineering

Dr. Nov received his PhD in management information systems at Cambridge University, UK. His research focuses on human-computer interaction, the future of work, and digital health work. Dr. Nov is a recipient of the National Science Foundation CAREER Award, and his research has been supported by the National Science Foundation, the National Academies Keck Initiative, the MacArthur Foundation, and Google.


Antoinette M. Schoenthaler, EdD

Professor, Departments of Population Health and Medicine
Associate Director of Research, Institute for Excellence in Health Equity

The focus of Dr. Schoenthaler’s research is the translation of evidence-based multilevel interventions into routine care to reduce cardiovascular disease disparities among patients followed at safety-net primary care practices. Specifically, her research seeks to develop and implement systems-level interventions that leverage digital health innovations to foster collaborative models of team care for improvement of medication adherence and disease control among patients with cardiovascular diseases.


Batia Wiesenfeld, PhD

The Andre J.L. Koo Professor of Management and Director of the Business and Society Program, NYU Stern School of Business

Dr. Wiesenfeld is an expert on the effective management of organizational change across industries and sectors. She studies how technology changes the future of work and organizations and how to manage employee and stakeholder reactions to layoffs, restructuring, remote work, and stigmatizing crises. Currently, much of her work focuses on how new artificial intelligence, machine learning, and digital health technologies are changing healthcare work and organizations.