POP Seminar Guest Speaker: AI Faculty Candidate, Dr. Rouhizadeh, Ph.D. on Thurs, 06/17/2021

candidate HouhizadehPlease join us Thursday, 06/17/2021 for POP Research seminar of the Summer 2021, held from 11:00am-12:00pm in Communicore C1-17 on campus, via Zoom. We will be welcoming  Masoud Rouhizadeh, Ph.D., M.Sc., M.A. as our guest speaker.

Dr. Rouhizadeh is a Faculty Instructor at Biomedical Informatics and Data Science, and the natural language processing lead of the Institute for Clinical and Translational Research at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

The primary focus of Masoud’s research involves applying machine learning and natural language processing methods for identifying clinical concepts from unstructured text and converting them into structured data. Another major part of his research has been developing clinical ontologies and lexical resources, as well as computational models for identifying social and behavioral determinants of health.

Before joining JHU, Masoud was a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Pennsylvania’s World Well-Being Project and then at Penn Institute for Biomedical Informatics. He obtained his Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering from Oregon Health and Science University, and his Master’s in Human Language Technology from the University of Trento, Italy.

To join the meeting: Please contact Katherine Morris, Motomori Lewis,  or Valarie Jackson for the Zoom link and password.