Graduation 2020 for Biomedical Informatics Graduate Program Degree Candidates

Congratulations to all OHSU Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology (DMICE) graduates for the June 7, 2020 ceremony that was virtual this year because of the Covid-19 pandemic. They join our alumni include 782 individuals with 872 degrees and certificates dating back to 1998. The program has awarded 374 master’s degrees and 31 PhD degrees.

Here are all the graduates with their respective thesis or capstone topics:

Doctor of Philosophy in Biomedical Informatics

Christopher Jae Hoekstra, National Library of Medicine Postdoctoral Fellow
The impact of context on the use of information systems to manage clinical quality

Kristen Marie Stevens, National Library of Medicine Predoctoral Fellow
A reward system polygenic risk score for predicting obesity and substance addiction

Ryan Michael Swan, National Library of Medicine Predoctoral Fellow
Development of a network-based measure of genetic risk and its application in preterm birth and retinopathy of prematurity

Master of Science in Bioinformatics and Computational  Biomedicine

David Rath Ball
VarGraph: a decision support tool for variant classification using pathway databases

Megan Elena Grout
Internship at Phase Genomics: Application of Hi-C technology to novel genome assembly and metagenomics annotation.
Internship at Spiral Genetics: Evaluating HLA variant recovery with BioGraph technology

Alfonso Miguel Poire
Internship at J Craig Venter Institute: Probing molecular interactions in the nitrogen- fixing cyanobacteria-feather moss symbiosis

Benjamin Joseph Tate
Internship at OHSU, Dept. of Dermatology: Towards clustering of user-submitted mole images

Xiao Wang
Internship at Omics Data Automation: Deep learning-based analysis of histopathological images of lung cancer

Colleen Xu
Internship at Omics Data Automation: Implementing and extending an algorithm to infer disease risk genes from multiomics data and GWAS

Daniel Boyd Yaeger, National Library of Medicine Postdoctoral Fellow
Internship at OHSU, Dept. of Medical Informatics & Clinical Epidemiology: Challenges and progress in applying machine learning to the diagnosis of a rare disease

 

Master of Science in Biomedical Informatics

Carter Hoffman
Species level identification of the bladder microbiome

Benjamin Wilson Sanders, National Library of Medicine Postdoctoral Fellow
The informatics of early intervention referrals: a national nested mixed methods study

Master of Science in Health and Clinical Informatics

Abdulaziz Suliman A Alhomod
Women’s cancer screening decision aid for Arabic-speaking women

Carrie K Baker
Internship at Kettering Health Network: Medical resident clinical informatics curriculum

Dave R Boston
Internship at OCHIN: Impact of patient demographic variables on the success of specialist referral completion in the safety net

Summer Eleanor Carrillo
Internship at Oregon Health Authority: Early hearing detection and intervention information system

Amelia Glatha Drace, OHSU Clinical Informatics Subspecialty Fellow
Inter-visit care in ambulatory clinics: a qualitative analysis

Coleman Hilton
Implementing biomedical query mediation for the Shriners Health Outcomes Network

Adarsha Kattaya Ramegowda
Evaluation of pain medication power plan implementation in Cerner

Barry Marc Newman
Strategic alignment and effectiveness of governance in healthcare informatics

Jennifer Allen Pacheco
Electronic health record phenotyping to facilitate the categorization of genetic variants of uncertain significance

Nhat Minh Pham, OHSU Clinical Informatics Subspecialty Fellow
Internship at OHSU, Dept. of Medical Informatics & Clinical Epidemiology: The devel- opment of an informatics curriculum for quality improvement training in clinical settings

Ngoc Thy Bao Tran, OHSU Clinical Informatics Subspecialty Fellow
Development and validation of an image analysis method for quantifying CD138 immunohistochemical marker in plasma cell neoplasms

Master of Biomedical Informatics

Chelsea Amanda Guest
Oregon’s alternate medical home: evaluating successes and challenges of creating an integrated care setting in Oregon’s certified community behavioral health clinics

Christopher Andrew Hollweg
Data-driven mobile medical care program using the replicating effective programs framework

Colton David Hood
An analysis of the delivery of maritime telehealth

Thad Patrick Jarmon
A review of current literature that measures agreement between patient self-report data and a reference standard

Kyle Austin Marshall
Comparison of ordering tools in compliance with treatment protocols in the emergency department

Swetha Yenduru
Patient bridge—major step towards full interoperability

Graduate Certificate in Biomedical Informatics

Adam Christopher Dziorny
Sowjanya Gowrisankaran
Richard Robert Hammel
Abigail Elizabeth Huang
Tamara Porter Miller
Eric Matthew Puster
Brian H Tran, OHSU Clinical Informatics Subspecialty Fellow

Graduate Certificate in Health and Clinical Informatics

Robby Emile Atala
Nicole Caitlin Bowman
Ryan O’Connell
Sandeep Regmi
Valerie Lockhart Welch

 

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