Program Faculty

The Health Informatics program is part of the broader Data Science Initiative (DSI) at UNC Charlotte.  To learn more about our faculty's research agenda please visit the Faculty Connections page.

Dr. Christopher Blanchette
Director, DSI for CHHS Director, Health Informatics and Outcomes Research Academy, Associate Professor, UNC Charlotte

Dr. Christopher Blanchette

College of Health and Human Services Public Health Sciences

Ph.D., Pharmaceutical Health Services Research, 2007, University of Maryland
M.S., Epidemiology, 2007, University of Maryland
P.G.C., Clinical Research Management, 2003, Duke University
M.A., Medical Sociology, 2002, UNC Charlotte
B.A., History, 2000, UNC Charlotte
B.S., Psychology, 2000, UNC Charlotte

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Dr. Cory Brouwer
Director, Bioinformatics Services Division, Associate Professor

Dr. Cory Brouwer

College of Computing and Informatics Bioinformatics and Genomics

Ph.D., Molecular Biology, Iowa State University

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Dr. Keith Carnes
Research Assistant Professor

Dr. Keith Carnes

College of Health and Human Services Public Health Sciences

Ph.D., Health Services Research,
UNC Charlotte.

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Dr. Shi Chen
Assistant Professor

Dr. Shi Chen

College of Health and Human Services Public Health Sciences

Ph.D., Entomology, Penn State University.
Ph.D., Operations Research, Penn State University.

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Dr. Bei-Tseng Chu
Professor, Software and Information Systems, UNC Charlotte

Dr. Bei-Tseng Chu

College of Computing and Informatics Software and Information Systems

Ph.D. Computer Science, 1988, University of Maryland, College Park

M.S., Computer Science, 1985, University of Maryland College Park

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Dr. Eric Delmelle
Associate Professor

Dr. Eric Delmelle

College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Geography & Earth Sciences

Ph.D., Geography, State University
of New York, Buffalo

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Dr. Wenwen Dou
Assistant Professor

Dr. Wenwen Dou

College of Computing and Informatics Computer Science

Ph.D., Computer Science, UNC Charlotte.

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Dr. Micheal Dulin
Director for the Academy of Population Health Innovation, Professor, UNC Charlotte

Dr. Micheal Dulin

MD, University Of Texas 

Ph.D. in Neurophysiology, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Chief Medical Officer, Tresata Health

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Dr. Michael Dulin
Professor

Dr. Michael Dulin

College of Health and Human Services Public Health Sciences

Ph.D., Neurophysiology,
University of Texas Medical School, Houston.

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Dr. Melinda Forthofer
Chair of the Department of Public Health Sciences, Professor

Dr. Melinda Forthofer

College of Health and Human Services Public Health Sciences

Ph.D., Health Behavior/Health Education and
Sociology, University of Michigan.

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Dr. Yaorong Ge
Associate Professor

Dr. Yaorong Ge

College of Computing and Informatics Software and Information Systems

Ph.D., Computer Science-Medical Engineering,
1995, Vanderbilt University.

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Dr. Misrad Hadzikadic
Professor

Dr. Misrad Hadzikadic

College of Computing and Informatics Software and Information Systems

Ph.D., Computer Science,
Southern Methodist University.

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Dr. Andrew Harver
Professor, Public Health Sciences, UNC Charlotte

Dr. Andrew Harver

College of Health and Human Services Public Health Sciences

Ph.D., Psychology-Psycholophysiology, 1984, Ohio University
M.S., Psychology Experimental, 1982, Ohio University B.S., Psychology, 1979, University of Washington

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Dr. Gordon Davis Hull
Associate Professor

Dr. Gordon Davis Hull

College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Philosophy

Ph.D., Philosophy, Vanderbilt University.

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Dr. Daniel Janies
Carol Grotnes Belk Distinguished Professor of Bioinformatics and Genomics, UNC Charlotte

Dr. Daniel Janies

College of Computing and Informatics Bioinformatics and Genomics

Ph.D., Biology, University of Florida

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Dr. Thomas Kitrick
Associate Faculty

Dr. Thomas Kitrick

College of Computing and Informatics Software and Information Systems

Ph.D., Systems Theory, Walden University.

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Dr. Michael Korvink
Associate Faculty, UNC Charlotte

Dr. Michael Korvink

 

MA, Religious Studies, UNC Charlotte

University of Notre Dame, Research Fellowship, Biocultural Anthropology - NSF Research Fellowship

Senior Data Scientist, Premier, Inc

Health Informatics Advisory Board

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Dr. James Laditka
Associate Professor

Dr. James Laditka

College of Health and Human Services Public Health Sciences

Ph.D., Public Administration, Syracuse University.
Doctor of Arts, SUNY Albany.

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Dr. Sarah Laditka
Associate Professor

Dr. Sarah Laditka

College of Health and Human Services Public Health Sciences

Ph.D., Public Administration, 1995, Syracuse University
M.A., Economics, 1994, Syracuse University
M.B.A., Finance, 1992, Syracuse University
B.P.S., Health Services Management, 1987,
State University of New York Institute of Technology
A.A.S., Registered Nursing, 1979, State University of New York
B.A. English Literature, 1974, Colgate University

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Dr. Celine Latulipe
Associate Professor, Software and Information Systems, UNC Charlotte

Dr. Celine Latulipe

Ph.D., Computer Science, 2006, University of Waterloo

M. Math, Computer Science, 2000, University of Waterloo

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Dr. Mary Lou Maher
Chair of the Department of Software and Information Systems, Professor

Dr. Mary Lou Maher

College of Computing and Informatics Software and Information Systems

Ph.D., Civil Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University.

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Dr. Lawrence Mays
Chair, Bioinformatics and Genomics, Professor

Dr. Lawrence Mays

College of Computing and Informatics Bioinformatics and Genomics

Ph.D., Physiological Psychology/Psychobiology,
University of Virginia.

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Krista Melo
Associate Graduate Faculty, UNC Charlotte

Krista Melo

M.S. in Health Informatics, UNC Charlotte

Population Health Application Analyst at Carolinas HealthCare System

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Dr. Michael Moore
Executive Director, Academic Technology

Dr. Michael Moore

College of Health and Human Services

Ph.D., Instructional Design & Technology,
Virginia Tech.

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Dr. Joshua Noone

Dr. Joshua Noone

College of Health and Human Services

Ph.D., Health Services, UNC Charlotte.

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Dr. Noseong Park
Assistant Professor

Dr. Noseong Park

College of Computing and Informatics Software and Information Systems

Ph.D., Computer Science, University of
Maryland.

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Dr. Dipti Patel-Misra
Chief Analytics Officer, Associate Graduate Faculty, UNC Charlotte

Dr. Dipti Patel-Misra

Ph. D.  John Hopkins University

M.B.A., UNC Chapel Hill

Chief Data & Analytics Officer at CEP America

Leadership Coaching Certificate - Healthcare Coaching Institute

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Dr. Elena Plantonova
Associate Professor

Dr. Elena Plantonova

College of Health and Human Services Public Health Sciences

Ph.D., Healthcare Strategic Management,
University of Alabama, Birmingham.

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Dr. Sharon G. Portwood
Professor

Dr. Sharon G. Portwood

College of Health and Human Services Public Health Sciences

Ph.D., Psychology, University of Virginia.

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Dr. Elizabeth F. Racine
Associate Professor

Dr. Elizabeth F. Racine

College of Health and Human Services Public Health Sciences

DrPH, Johns Hopkins University,
Bloomberg School of Public Health

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Dr. Zbigniew Ras
KDD Lab Director, Professor

Dr. Zbigniew Ras

College of Computing and Informatics Computer Science

D.Sc. (Habilitation), Computer Science,
Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland.
Ph.D., Computer Science,
University of Warsaw, Poland.
MS, Math, University of Warsaw, Poland. 

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Dr. Shannon Reid
Assistant Professor

Dr. Shannon Reid

College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Criminal Justice and Criminology

Ph.D., Criminology, Law and Society,
University of California, Irvine.

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Dr. William B. Saunders
Assistant Professor

Dr. William B. Saunders

College of Health and Human Services Public Health Sciences

Ph.D., Epidemiology, UNC Chapel Hill.

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Dr. Shannon Schleuter
Data Scientist

Dr. Shannon Schleuter

College of Computing and Informatics

Ph.D., Bioinformatics, Iowa State University.

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Dr. Jessica Schlueter
Associate Professor

Dr. Jessica Schlueter

College of Computing and Informatics Bioinformatics and Genomics

Ph.D., Genetics, Iowa State University.

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Dr. Lisa Schulkind
Assistant Professor

Dr. Lisa Schulkind

Belk College of Business

Ph.D., Economics, University of
California, Davis.

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Dr. Mohamed Shehab
Associate Professor

Dr. Mohamed Shehab

College of Computing and Informatics Software and Information Systems

Ph.D., Computer Engineering,
Purdue University.

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Dr. Reginald Silver
Clinical Assistant Professor

Dr. Reginald Silver

Belk College of Business Business and Information Systems

DrPH, Public Health, University of NC at Chapel Hill
MBA, East Carolina University
BS, North Carolina State University

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Shawn Smith
RN, MSN, Organizational Development Consultant, Associate Graduate Faculty, UNC Charlotte

Shawn Smith

Masters in Nursing Education, University of Phoenix

BSN, University of Phoenix

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Felesia Stukes
Associate Graduate Faculty- UNC Charlotte

Felesia Stukes

Ph.D., Information Technology, 2015

Master of Science in Information Technology, UNC Charlotte, Charlotte, NC. 2003
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, North Carolina A&T State University-
Cum Laude, Greensboro, NC. 1998

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Dr. Jean-Claude Thill
Professor

Dr. Jean-Claude Thill

Belk College of Business, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Geography & Earth Sciences

Ph.D., Geography, UniversitĂ©
Catholique de Louvain, Belgium.

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Dr. Michael Thompson
Coordinator, MHA Program, Associate Professor

Dr. Michael Thompson

College of Health and Human Services Public Health Sciences

DrPH, Health Services Research and Evaluation,
Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health.
M.S., University of Maryland, Baltimore County.

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Dr. Kailas Venkitasubra

Dr. Kailas Venkitasubra

College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Project Mosaic

Ph.D., Geography & Urban Regional Analysis,
UNC Charlotte.

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Dr. Maureen Walsh Koricke
Associate Graduate Faculty

Dr. Maureen Walsh Koricke

College of Health and Human Services

Ph.D., Public Policy, UNC Charlotte.
M.S., D’Youville College, Buffalo, N.Y.

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Dr. David Wilson
Professor

Dr. David Wilson

College of Computing and Informatics Software and Information Systems

Ph.D., Computer Science/Artificial Intelligence, 2001, Indiana University
M.S., Computer Science, 1995, Indiana University
Faculty Director, DSBA Program 

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