Our Team

Alphabetical Order by Last Name

Team Members


Mohammed Ali
AI-Garadi

Postdoctoral Scholar


Interest:
Sports, Science

Expertise:
NLP, Social Media,
Surveilliance Methods

Nimita Deshpande

Undergraduate Intern


Interest:
Music, Dance

Yao Ge

PhD Student


Expertise:
BioNLP (NER)

Yuting Guo

PhD Student


Interest:
Programming, Anime

Expertise:
NLP, Deep Learning

Whitney Bremer

Project Manager/
Software Engineer


Interest:
Mobile App Development,
Clinical Informatics

Expertise:
iOS Development,
Program Management,
Project Management

Sahithi Lakamana

Systems Software Engineer


Interest:
Data Visualization, Data
Classification, Coding,
Art and Crafts

Expertise:
Python and Data
Visualization

Ruqi Liao

Undergraduate Student


Interest:
Reading, Traveling

Abeed Sarker

Principal Investigator


Interest:
Programming, Sports, Music,
Literature, Gaming, Big Data, AI

Expertise:
NLP, Applied Machine Learning,
Social Media Mining,
Patient-centered Data Science

Drew Walker

PhD Rotation Student


Interest:
Language and Bias,
NLP, Data Science,
Skateboarding, Surfing,
Gaming, Music

Expertise:
Adolescent/Young Adult Palliative Care,
Social and Behavioral Health,
Program Implementation and Evaluation

Joni Leigh-Webster

PhD Rotation Student


Interest:
Social media,
Health, Inequality,
Race and Racism,
Mental Health

Yuan-Chi Yang

Postdoctoral Scholar


Interest:
Machine Learning, Natural
Language Processing, Data
Science, Quantum
Computation, Physics

Beak Beak

Professor of Screaming


Interest:
Screaming, Chewing Paper

Expertise:
Running Over Keyboards,
Disrupting Meetings

Oreo

Professor of Cleaning


Interest:
Cleaning, Recharging, Getting Stuck

Expertise:
Inefficient Graph Traversal,
Random Walk

Collaborators


Jeanmarie Perrone

Professor
University of Pennsylvania


Expertise:
Opioid Stewardship,
Emergency Medicine,
Medical Toxicology, Addiction Medicine

Imon Banerjee

Lead AI Scientist
Mayo Clinic


Expertise:
NLP, Computer Vision,
Biomedical Data Mining and Predictive Modeling

Hannah Cooper

Professor
Emory University


Expertise:
Addiction/Substance Abuse,
Behavior and Health, Health Disparities,
HIV/AIDS Prevention, Social Epidemiology

Michael Goodman

Professor
Emory University


Expertise:
Public Health, Cancer Epidemiology
Cancer Risk Evaluation

David T. Grande

Associate Professor
University of Pennsylvania


Expertise: Health Policy, Medical Professionalism,
Influences of Marketing, Urban Health

Graciela Gonzalez Hernandez

Associate Professor
University of Pennsylvania


Expertise:
Biomedical Informatics, NLP,
Social Media Mining

Sangmi Kim

Assistant Professor
Emory University


Expertise:
Data Science, Health Disparities,
Public Health Nursing,
Vulnerable Populations,
Women's Health

Jennifer Love

NIH Research Fellow
Mount Sinai


Expertise:
Emergency Medicine

Diego Molla-Aliod

Senior Lecturer
Macquarie University


Expertise:
NLP, Information Extraction,
Text-based Question Answering,
Text Summarisation

Cecile Paris

Chief Research Scientist
Data61


Expertise:
NLP, Artificial Intelligence,
Social Media Analytics

Anthony Spadaro

Associate Fellow
University of Pennsylvania


Expertise:
Epidemiology, Health Equity,
Policy, Qualitative Methods,
Social Determinants of Health,
Substance Abuse

Davy Weissenbacher

Postdoctoral Researcher
University of Pennsylvania


Expertise:
NLP, Biomedical Informatics,
Machine Learning

Jane M. Zhu

Assistant Professor
Oregon Health and Sciencs University


Expertise:
Internal Medicine, Health Care Markets,
Provider Behavior and Incentives

Alumni


Xiangjue Dong

Graduate Research Assistant


Interest:
Piano, Long-distance running,
Sports

Expertise:
NLP, AI

Abimbola Leslie

Graduate Research Assistant


Interest:
Movies, Music, Traveling

Expertise:
Public Health

Botao Li

Graduate Research Assistant


Interest:
Movies, Music, Traveling

Expertise:
Public Health

Sabrina Li

Undergraduate Research Assistant


Demi Majekodunmi

Undergraduate Research Assistant


Wesley Siu

Graduate Research Assistant


Angle Xie

Undergraduate Research Assistant


Interest:
Tennis, Music,
Artificial Intelligence

Expertise:
Data Analytics, Programming,
NLP