Yaorong Ge

College of Computing and Informatics
UNC Charlotte
Software Information Systems
PROFESSOR, GRADUATE PROGRAM DIRECTOR, HEALTH INFORMATICS AND ANALYTICS

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

Biography:
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.