Faculty

Thomas P. Agresta, M.D., M.B.I.

Professor, Family Medicine

Research Interests: Health informatics including the optimal use and adoption of electronic health records (EHRs), primary care use of health information tools, clinical decision support, use of smartphones and handheld computers in education and patient care, and patient-centered use of technology.

860.679.3198
agresta@uchc.edu
195 Farmington Ave, Suite 3080
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Thomas Agresta, M.D., M.B.I.
Thomas Agresta, M.D., M.B.I.

Michael Blechner, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Research Interests: Semantic web and medical ontologies, intelligent tutoring systems, Integration of electronic health records (EHRs) into undergraduate and post-graduate medical training, and dimensional data warehousing to support clinical operations.

860.679.8831
mblechner@uchc.edu
Building C, Ground Floor Room 059 (CG059)
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Michael Blechner, M.D.
Michael Blechner, M.D.

Reinhard Laubenbacher, Ph.D.

Professor, Cell Biology
Professor, Computational Biology, Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine
Director, Center for Quantitative Medicine

Research Interests: Computational biology, systems biology, cancer systems biology, modeling and simulation of biological networks, applied discrete mathematics, symbolic computation, computational algebra and algebraic geometry, and the mathematical foundation of computer simulation.

860.436.7516
laubenbacher@uchc.edu
195 Farmington Ave, Suite 3080
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Reinhard Laubenbacher, Ph.D.
R. Laubenbacher, Ph.D.

Pedro Mendes, Ph.D.

Professor, Cell Biology

Research Interests: Computational systems biology including development of modeling and simulation software, construction of biochemical models, parameter estimation and systems identification, reverse engineering biological network, and biological data mining using machine learning.

860.679.7632
pmendes@uchc.edu
195 Farmington Ave, Suite 3080
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Pedro Mendes, Ph.D.
Pedro Mendes, Ph.D.

M. Paola Vera-Licona, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Cell Biology

Research Interests: Mathematical and computational biology including computational systems biology of cancer, reverse-engineering of biological networks, network theory, development and application of algorithms for mathematical modeling and analysis of biological networks, and discovery and development of combinations of targeted therapies. Mathematical areas include mathematical modeling, finite dynamical systems, polynomial dynamical systems, combinatorics, graph theory, and computational algebra.

860.679.7625
veralicona@uchc.edu
195 Farmington Ave, Suite 3080
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M. Paola Vera-Licona, Ph.D.
M. Paola Vera-Licona, Ph.D.

Xiaoyan Wang, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Family Medicine

Research Interests: Electronic health records, natural language processing, longitudinal data analytical methods, big data integration and analytics, text and data mining, knowledge discovery, mobile health, clinical outcome evaluation and pharmacovigilance.

860.679.3544
xiaowang@uchc.edu
195 Farmington Ave, Suite 3080
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Xiaoyan Wang, Ph.D.
Xiaoyan Wang, Ph.D.