Rui Zhang, PhD

"Health Informatics to Facilitate Precision Medicine"


October 6, 2017 | 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. | 5-125 Moos Tower

Dr. Zhang is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Pharmaceutical Care & Health Systems, the Institute for Health Informatics, and the Data Science graduate program. He obtained his PhD in Health Informatics at the University of Minnesota. He has extensive research experience in the field of health and biomedical informatics, especially clinical natural language processing (NLP), biomedical text mining and translational informatics. His research interests include the secondly analysis of electronic health record (EHR) data for improving quality of patient care as well as discovery of pharmacovigilance knowledge through mining a large scale of biomedical literature. Dr. Zhang is the Principal Investigator on a NIH/NCCIH R01 research award entitled “An Informatics Framework for Discovery and Ascertainment of Drug-Supplement Interactions." His work on discovery of drug-supplement interactions has been highlighted by The Wall Street Journal and Fox News.


October 6 Seminar Poster