This Directory includes Faculty, Staff, Students, and Alumni selectable by category, search or alphabetical by last name. Over 110 students have graduated from the Department of Biomedical Informatics (25+ PhD, 50+ MS, 25+ Certificate). The diversity of careers available to DBMI alumnus is evident in their biographies. Many of our graduates are teaching and performing research in academic institutions, such as Vanderbilt University, Arizona State University, and New York University while others have entered private industry with companies such as Cerner Corporation and Boston Scientific; some have positions in government agencies, such as the NIH and AHRQ, while others are at major medical centers, serving in roles such as Chief Medical Information Officer. We maintain a database of the career paths of our graduates. If you are an alumnus, please contact us if you would like to submit or update information!

Joy Roy

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Research Interests:

Interested in the application of machine learning in the development of novel methods that aid in biomedical data processing and inferring conclusions about medical diagnosis & prognosis, public health, and mechanisms of diseases. Furthermore, he is interested in the communication of medical information.

Doctoral Student, Department of Biomedical Informatics

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BS (2019, Bioinformatics and Computer Science) University of Maryland, Baltimore County

BA (2019, Mathematics) University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Career Objective:

Joy is interested in both industry and academia. He likes to program and teach.  He will go where he thinks he can contribute the most!


Roy, J., Cheung, E., Bhatti, J., Muneem, A., & Lobo, D. (2020). Curation and annotation of planarian gene expression patterns with segmented reference morphologies. Bioinformatics (Oxford, England)36(9), 2881–2887.

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