Kun Huang, PhD
- Director of Data Sciences and Informatics, Precision Health Initiative
- Chair, Genomic Data Sciences, Precision Health Initiative
- Assistant Dean for Data Sciences, IU School of Medicine
- Professor of Medicine, IU School of Medicine
- Senior Investigator, Center for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, IU School of Medicine
- Senior Investigator, Regenstrief Institute
Dr. Huang leads the development of innovative informatics solutions as part of the IU Precision Health Initiative, laying the foundation for a suite of technologies and strategies that will support and enhance biomedical research and define IU’s approach to precision health. Dr. Huang received bachelor's degrees in biology and computer science in 1996 from Tsinghua University in Beijing, China. From 1996 to 2004, he studied at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he obtained Master of Science degrees in molecular and systems physiology, electrical engineering and mathematics, as well as a PhD in electrical and computer engineering. His research interests include translational bioinformatics and integrative genomics tools for precision health, bioinformatics, computational biology, bioimage informatics and machine learning.
Peter J. Embi, MD
- President and CEO, Regenstrief Institute
- Associate Dean for Informatics and Health Services Research, IU School of Medicine
- Sam Regenstrief Professor of Health Services Research and Regenstrief Professor of Medical Informatics, IU School of Medicine
- Director of Informatics, Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute
- Vice President for Learning Health Systems, IU Health
Dr. Embi is an internationally recognized researcher, educator, and leader in the field of clinical and translational research informatics, with numerous peer-reviewed publications and presentations describing his innovations in the field. Dr. Embi serves as president and CEO of the Regenstrief Institute, and he holds related leadership roles at Indiana University and IU Health. He previously served in various leadership positions at The Ohio State University, including Interim Chair of Biomedical Informatics, Informatics Director of the OSU Center for Clinical and Translational Science, and Chief Research Information Officer at the OSU Wexner Medical Center. Prior to that, he was on the faculty of the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, where he was the founding director of the UC Center for Health Informatics. Among his numerous awards recognitions, Dr. Embi is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, a Fellow of the American College of Medical Informatics, and he is Chair-Elect of the Board of Directors of the American Medical Informatics Association.
Yunlong Liu, PhD
- Interim Director, Center for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, IU School of Medicine
- Professor of Medical and Molecular Genetics and Professor of Biostatistics, IU School of Medicine
Dr. Liu's laboratory uses systems biology approaches to understand regulatory mechanisms of gene expression, including transcriptional regulation, post-transcriptional regulation, and epigenetic regulation. This area involves several interdisciplinary components, including functional genomics, genetics, computational and statistical modeling, computer science/engineering, and data management.
Shaun J. Grannis, MD
- Director, Center for Biomedical Informatics, Regenstrief Institute
- Clem McDonal Investigator in Biomedical Informatics, IU School of Medicine
- Associate Professor of Family Medicine, IU School of Medicine
- Research Scientist, Regenstrief Institute
Dr. Grannis collaborates closely with national and international public health stakeholders to advance technical infrastructure and data-sharing capabilities. He is a member of World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Center for the Design, Application, and Research of Medical Information Systems, where he provides consultancy on issues related to health information system identity management and implementing automated patient record matching strategies.
Bill Barnett, PhD
- Chief Information Officer, Precision Health Initiative
Dr. Barnett helps to lead service informatics strategy and operations for the IU Precision Health Initiative. Areas of focus include data management, data sharing, and electronic medical records repositories; workflows and data analytics; clinical research systems and systems integration, and portals and community outreach.