MS in Biomedical Informatics Mentoring Faculty

MS in Biomedical Informatics MS in Biomedical Informatics Mentoring Faculty
Female Graduate Student with Classmates
MS in Biomedical Informatics MS in Biomedical Informatics Mentoring Faculty

A team of nationally and internationally recognized NYU School of Medicine faculty teaches MS in biomedical informatics courses at the Sackler Institute of Graduate Biomedical Sciences. Our faculty also act as mentors to students.

Richard Bonneau, PhD
Professor, Departments of Biology and Computer Science, NYU Graduate School of Arts and Science
Research focus: systems biology and protein modeling

Stuart Brown, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Cell Biology
Research focus: data management and data analysis of high-throughput next-generation DNA sequencing technology, including ChIP-seq, Human Microbiome Project, and cancer mutation screening

Zhe Chen, PhD
Assistant Professor, Departments of Psychiatry, and Neuroscience and Physiology
Research focus: signal processing, machine learning, computational statistics, biomedical and neural engineering, computational neuroscience

David Fenyö, PhD
Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology
Research focus: dynamics of cellular processes

Kasthuri Kannan, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology
Research focus: genomics and bioinformatics

Charles S. Peskin, PhD
The Silver Professor of Mathematics and Neural Science, Department of Mathematics, NYU Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences
Research focus: mathematical modeling and computer simulation for problems arising in biology and medicine

Aaditya Rangan, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, NYU Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences
Research focus: large-scale scientific modeling of physical, biological, and neurobiological phenomena; the development of efficient numerical methods and related analysis

Matthew Rockman, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Biology, Center for Genomics and Systems Biology, NYU Graduate School of Arts and Science
Research focus: evolutionary and molecular causes of heritable variation in animals

Kelly Ruggles, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
Research focus: human health and biology through multi-omic integration, data visualization, and mathematical modeling; application and development of informatics methods to inform cancer proteogenomics, lipidomics, and biomarker identification

Dennis Shasha, PhD
Professor, Department of Computer Science, NYU Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences
Research focus: machine learning applied to genomics, proteomics, and causality networks

Mark Siegal, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Biology, Center for Genomics and Systems Biology, NYU Graduate School of Arts and Science
Research focus: evolutionary systems biology, robustness and evolution of complex traits

Phillip Ross Smith, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Cell Biology
Research focus: electron microscopic structure determination

Daniel Tranchina, PhD
Professor, Departments of Biology and Mathematics, NYU Graduate School of Arts and Science
Research focus: computational neuroscience, phototransduction, stochastic problems in cellular and molecular biology, statistical analysis and modeling of genome-scale data

Aristotelis Tsirigos, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Pathology
Research focus: computational genomics

Christine Vogel, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, Center for Genomics and Systems Biology, NYU Graduate School of Arts and Science
Research focus: mass spectrometry, quantitative proteomics, dynamical systems, translation regulation, stress response, protein evolution

Clinical Informatics Mentoring Faculty

Yindalon Aphinyanaphongs, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Population Health
Research focus: information retrieval and machine learning in support of evidence-based medicine

Jessica Athens, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Population Health
Research focus: novel uses of big data, geographic determinants of chronic health conditions, and small-area estimation

Saul Blecker, MD, MHS
Assistant Professor, Departments of Population Health and Medicine
Research focus: epidemiology, outcomes and quality of care for heart failure and related chronic diseases such as diabetes

R. Scott Braithwaite, MD, MSc
Professor, Departments of Population Health and Medicine
Research focus: optimization of quality and value in healthcare, incorporating methods of decision science, comparative effectiveness and cost effectiveness

Michael Cantor, MD
Associate Professor, Departments of Population Health and Medicine
Research focus: biomedical informatics, healthcare information technology, quality improvement, clinical genomics, personalized medicine, biomedical ontologies

Yu Chen, PhD, MPH
Associate Professor, Departments of Population Health, Environmental Medicine, and Medicine
Research focus: environmental factors related to the risk of clinical and preclinical endpoints of cancer and cardiovascular disease

Joshua Chodosh, MD
The Michael L. Freedman Professor of Geriatric Research, Department of Medicine 
Professor, Department of Population Health
Research focus: understanding diseases and treatment effectiveness in geriatric populations

Isaac Galatzer-Levy, PhD
Research Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry
Research focus: resilience, post-traumatic stress disorder, trauma, latent growth mixture modeling, supervised machine learning

Leora Horwitz, MD, MHS
Associate Professor, Department of Population Health
Research focus: systems and practices intended to bridge gaps or discontinuities in care

Joshua D. Lee, MD, MSc
Associate Professor, Departments of Population Health and Medicine
Research focus: novel treatments of addiction, criminal justice populations, re-entry drug treatment, and medical education surrounding substance abuse

Jennifer McNeely, MD, MS
Assistant Professor, Departments of Population Health and Medicine
Research focus: addiction medicine

Richard Niederman, DDS
Professor, Chairperson, NYU College of Dentistry
Research focus: epidemiology and health promotion

Kelly Quinn, PhD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Department of Population Health
Research focus: social determinants of chronic and infectious health outcomes with a focus on racial, ethnic, socioeconomic, and geographic inequities

Neil Rambo, MLibr
Director, NYU Health Sciences Library
Director, Division of Knowledge Informatics
Research focus: library support for research data management

James Robinson, MEd
Research Assistant Professor, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Research focus: data management of adult and child psychiatric clinical trial networks

Mark Schwartz, MD
Professor, Departments of Population Health and Medicine
Research focus: Macroscope electronic health record surveillance

Donna Shelley, MD, MPH
Associate Professor, Department of Population Health
Research focus: tobacco control policy research, implementation science with a specific focus on studying healthcare systems

Alisa Surkis, PhD, MLS
Translational Science Librarian and Instructor, NYU Health Sciences Library
Research focus: medical center efforts for research resource discovery and research networking