Senior Research Staff

Yaming Li

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Li, Yaming
Cube 518b
5607 Baum Boulevard, Suite 500
Pittsburgh
PA
15206
(412) 624-8150

Senior Research Specialist

Publications: 

Radovic A, Li Y, Landsittel D, Stein BD, Miller E. A Social Media Website (Supporting Our Valued Adolescents) to Support Treatment Uptake for Adolescents With Depression and/or Anxiety and Their Parents: Protocol for a Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial. JMIR Res Protoc. 2019 Jan 23;8(1):e12117. doi: 10.2196/12117. PMID: 30672741. PMCID: PMC6264211.

Malarkodi (Malar) Jebathilagam Samayamuthu

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Samayamuthu, Malar
Department of Biomedical Informatics
Cubicle 435j
5607 Baum Boulevard, Suite 400
412-624-3236

Senior Research Scientist

John Aronis, PhD

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Aronis, John
412-624-5100

Research Scientist


Education:

BA (1979, Mathematics) State College of New York (New Paltz)
MS (1981, Mathematics) Syracuse University
PhD (1993, Intelligent Systems) University of Pittsburgh

Jeremy Espino, MD, MS

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Espino, Jeremy
Department of Biomedical Informatics
Senior Research Associate Director of Information Technology, Real-time Outbreak and Disease Surveillance Laboratory
Room 435
5607 Baum Boulevard
Pittsburgh, PA 15206
412-648-7344
Senior Research Scientist
Director of Information Technology and Open Source Software Development
Director of Information Technology, Real-time Outbreak and Disease Surveillance Laboratory
Publications: 

Fisher AM, Mtonga TM, Espino JU, Jonkman LJ, Connor SE, Cappella NK, Douglas GP. User-centered design and usability testing of RxMAGIC: a prescription management and general inventory control system for free clinic dispensaries. BMC Health Serv Res. 2018 Sep 10;18(1):703. doi: 10.1186/s12913-018-3517-8. PMID: 30200939. PMCID: PMC6131751.

Rexit R, Tsui FC, Espino JU, Chrysanthis PK, Wesaratchakit S, Ye Y. An analytics appliance for identifying (near) optimal over-the-counter medicine products as health indicators for influenza surveillance. J Manager Infor Systems. 2015;48:151-63.

Amin W, Tsui FC, Borromeo C, Chang CH, Espino JU, Ford D, Hwang W, Kapoor W, Lehmann H, Martich GD, Morton S, Paranjape A, Shirey W, Sorensen A, Becich MJ, Hess R. PaTH: towards a learning health system in the Mid-Atlantic region. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2014;21(4):63-6 doi: 10.1136/amiajnl-2014-002759. Epub 2014 May 12. PMID: 24821745. PMCID: PMC4078296.

Rexit R, Tsui F, Espino J, Wesaratchaki S, Ye Y, Chrysanthis PK. Using a distributed search engine to identify optimal product sets for use in an outbreak detection system. International Workshop on Collaborative Big Data, 2012 8th International Conference on Collaborative Computing. 2012: 560-566. doi: 10.4108/icst.collaboratecom.2012.250728

Chapman WW, Dowling JN, Baer A, Buckeridge DL, Cochrane D, Conway MA, Elkin P, Espino J, Gunn JE, Hales CM, Hutwagner L, Keller M, Larson C, Noe R, Okhmatovskaia A, Olson K, Paladini M, Scholer M, Sniegoski C, Thompson D, Lober B. Developing syndrome definitions based on consensus and current use. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2010 Sep-Oct;17(5):595-601. PMID: 20819870. PMCID: PMC2995670

Rexit R, Tsui FC, Espino JU, Wesaratchakit S, Ye Y, Chrysanthis PK. Using a distributed search engine to identify optimal product sets for use in an outbreak detection system. International Workshop on Collaborative Big Data (C-Big 2012); 2012 Oct 14 - 17; Pittsburgh, PA. 2014 Oct. 560-66.

Tsui FC, Espino JU, Weng Y, Choudary A, Su HD, Wagner MM. Key design elements of a data utility for national biosurveillance: event-driven architecture, caching, and Web service model. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2005:739-43. PMID: 16779138. PMCID: PMC1560630

Wagner MM, Tsui FC, Espino J, Hogan W, Hutman J, Hersh J, Neill D, Moore A, Parks G, Lewis C, Aller R. National Retail Data Monitor for public health surveillance. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2004 Sep 24; 53 Suppl:40-2. PMID: 15714625

Wagner MM, Espino J, Tsui FC, Gesteland P, Chapman W, Ivanov O, Moore A, Wong W, Dowling J, Hutman J. Syndrome and outbreak detection using chief-complaint data--experience of the Real-Time Outbreak and Disease Surveillance project. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2004 Sep 24;53 Suppl:28-31. PMID: 15714623

Espino JU, Wagner MM, Tsui FC, Su HD, Olszewski RT, Lie Z, Chapman W, Zeng X, Ma L, Lu ZW, Dara J. The RODS Open Source Project: removing a barrier to syndromic surveillance. Medinfo. 2004, 11 Pt 2: 1192-6. PMID: 15361001

Espino JU, Wagner M, Szczepaniak C, Tsui FC, Su H, Olszewski R, Liu Z, Chapman W, Zeng X, Ma L, Lu Z, Dara J, Centers for Disease, Control and Prevention. Removing a barrier to computer-based outbreak and disease surveillance--the RODS Open Source Project. MMWR – Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2004, 53 Suppl: 32-9. PMID: 15714624

Wagner MM, Robinson JM, Tsui FC, Espino JU, Hogan WR. Design of a national retail data monitor for public health surveillance. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2003 Sep-Oct; 10(5):409-18. Epub 2003 Jun 4. PMID: 12807802. PMCID: PMC212777.

Gesteland PH, Gardner RM, Tsui FC, Espino JU, Rolfs RT, James BC, Chapman WW, Moore AW, Wagner MM. Automated syndromic surveillance for the 2002 Winter Olympics. J Amer Med Inform Assoc. 2003, 10(6): 547-54. PMID: 12925547. PMCID: PMC264432.

Tsui FC, Espino JU, Dato VM, Gesteland PH, Hutman J, Wagner MM. Technical description of RODS: a real-time public health surveillance system. J Amer Med Inform Assoc. 2003, 10(5): 399-408. PMID: 12807803. PMCID: PMC212776

Espino JU, Hogan WR, Wagner MM. Telephone triage: a timely data source for surveillance of influenza-like diseases. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2003:215-9. PMID: 14728165. PMCID: PMC1480215

Lober WB, Karras BT, Wagner MM, Overhage JM, Davidson AJ, Fraser H, Trigg LJ, Mandl KD, Espino JU, Tsui FC. Roundtable on bioterrorism detection: information system-based surveillance. J Amer Med Inform Assoc. 2002, 9, 2: 105-15. PMID: 11861622. PMCID: PMC344564

Espino JU, Wagner MM. Accuracy of ICD-9-coded chief complaints and diagnoses for the detection of acute respiratory illness. J Amer Med Inform Assoc. 2001: 164-168. PMID: 11833477. PMCID: PMC2243564

 

Chunhui Cai, PhD

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Cai, Chunhui
Room 519B
5607 Baum Boulevard
Pittsburgh
PA
15206
412-648-9016

Senior Research Specialist

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