I am a third year Ph.D. student studying Computer Science
at University of California, Riverside (UCR).
I work in the Database Lab advised by
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Some of my recent projects include:
- Mining doctor search portals for attributes of top doctors
- Studying the demographics of Social Media
- Learning predictors of a patient's future medical concepts using a database of electronic health records (EHRs), where each EHR is represented as a set of medical concepts discretized over time.
- Efficient query processing across a database of EHRs, where each EHR and the query are represented as set of medical concepts from the UMLS -- a compilation of several medical ontologies.
- Analyzing the content of online social networks in the context of healthcare. This includes general social networks such as Twitter, and specialized health social networks such as WebMD.
- MedNa -- a web application for recording clinical notes. This application does not require any downloads or installation and the GUI is simple (a single textbox). Important medical concepts -- as defined by the healthcare professional -- are processed and visualized in real-time. Potential benefits include less data-entry errors and an increased understanding of a patient's EHR by machines.
Over the summer of 2011, I completed a Master's thesis in
Computer Science and received my M.S. degree. The thesis
titled Machine Learning for Diabetes Decision Support was completed under the guidance of
Professor Cindy Marling and Professor
Razvan Bunescu. More details are provided on the Publications tab.