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Ram Raghavan

I am broadly interested in spatially-enabled computational epidemiology of vector-borne and infectious diseases and applications of geospatial approaches for enhancing animal/public health. I extensively use Geographic Information System (GIS) and remote-sensing concepts in my research alongside geo-statistical, correlative modeling, and Bayesian approaches for understanding spatio-temporal dynamics of non-stationary epidemiological processes. Our current and prior research

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Li-Wu Chen

Throughout his career, Dr. Chen has directed many research projects in the areas of health services and policy research, rural health research, health economics, and public health services and systems research (PHSSR), publishing policy briefs, research finding briefs, reports to public health agencies, and peer-reviewed manuscripts to inform policy makers, public health practitioners, and health

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Xing Song

My research interests are in biomedical informatics, machine learning and statistical learning algorithms, data mining and knowledge discovery. My long-term research goal is to use novel computational algorithms to discover clinically meaningful knowledge from integrated healthcare databases and apply that knowledge to understand and improve population health. I joined University of Kansas Medical Center in

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Rene Cortese

Rene Cortese, PhD is a Research Assistant Professor with a joint appointment at the Departments of Child Health and Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health. Dr. Cortese studies epigenetics of complex diseases to detect and understand how complex diseases develop, progress, are inherited, and can be treated. Dr. Cortese received his MSc in Biological Sciences from

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Eileen Avery

Eileen Avery’s research interests are centered on health disparities, social demography, crime and social control as public health concerns, and survey methodology. The importance of space and place is an overlapping focus across these interests. Past work examined the ways that income inequality, disorder, race-ethnic composition, social resources and so forth are associated with health

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Mirna Becevic

Dr. Becevic’s research is focused on telemedicine and telehealth and the role of virtual care in improving key patient outcomes. In particular, her research focuses on using telehealth technologies to improve access to care for rural and underserved patients. This includes early screening, timely diagnosis, appropriate use of the healthcare system and distance continuing medical

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