Yaorong Ge

College of Computing and Informatics
Software Information Systems
Graduate Program Director, Health Informatics and Analytics; Professor

Education: Ph.D. in Computer Science-Medical Imaging, Vanderbilt University

Courses Taught: Big Data Design, Storage, and Provenance in Healthcare HCIP 6160, Advanced Health Data Integration HCIP 6393, Introduction to Programming for Health Informatics HCIP 5376

Dr. Yaorong Ge's research focuses on imaging informatics, health informatics and intelligent informatics systems development. He has participated in many research projects funded by National Institutes of Health, has co-founded and managed a health informatics software startup until its acquisition, and has successfully commercialized a number of novel technologies via patent licensing. His recent research interests include human-centered intelligent treatment planning in intensity modulated radiation therapy, machine learning approaches to understanding cardiotoxicity in cancer treatment, dataset knowledge resource development, and social media in health and healthcare.