BMI Appoints Dr. Ram Gouripeddi as Research Assistant Professor
The Deparment of Biomedical Informatics is pleased to welcome Dr. Gouripeddi to the Department of Biomedical Informatics as a Research Assistant Professor effective December 1, 2012. Dr. Ram Gouripeddi earned his MS from Arizona State University (2009) and his medical degree from MGR Medical University, India. He is an Assistant Professor in the University of Utah’s Department of Biomedical Informatics.
He has broad interests in clinical and clinical research informatics. He participates in research in which investigators attempt to understand the requirements of the clinical research community and develop the means and tools to enable, accelerate and scale clinical research. In particular, these are in the use of informatics methods for comparative effectiveness research and health-services research; machine learning and data mining for knowledge discovery and personalized medicine; biomedical data modeling; biomedical terminologies and ontologies.
Dr. Gouripeddi was previously a Research Associate with the office of the AVP for Health Sciences Information Technology and continues to work with the FURTHeR team. He played an instrumental role in extending and deploying FURTHeR as a platform for comparative effectiveness research. Dr. Gouripeddi practiced medicine before obtaining his informatics training from Arizona State University.