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Health care. Impact. Vision. Exploration. We are a welcoming and collaborative team that gives everyone a chance to contribute. We aim to transform healthcare and drive change via technology and strategy, often by reaching across traditional disciplines to spark future innovative partnerships and to prepare the next generation of healthcare leaders.  


Dave Mitten

David J. Mitten, M.D.

Director, UR Health Lab

Professor of Orthopedics and Biomedical Engineering


Michael Hasselberg

Michael J. Hasselberg, Ph.D., M.S.

Co-Director, UR Health Lab

Chief Digital Health Officer, UR Medicine

Assoc. Professor of Psychiatry, Clinical Nursing, and Data Science

Data Core

Alex ClarkAlex Clark, M.S.
Data Engineer



Steve DrurySteve Drury, M.S.
Data Analyst

Kathleen Fear Kathleen Fear, Ph.D.
Director of Data & Analytics; Asst. Professor, School of Nursing

Carly Hochreiter Carly Hochreiter
Senior Data Analyst & Programmer

Lisa PinkLisa Pink, M.S.
Data Scientist


Education Core

Wendi Cross Wendi Cross, Ph.D.
Director of Education Core; Professor, Psychiatry and Pediatrics

Gevher Karboga Gevher Eylul Karboga
Human Subjects Research Coordinator

Meghan Plate Meghan Plate, M.A.
Assistant Director, Education Core


Software Engineering Core

Josef LenzJosef Lenz, B.S.
Software Engineer

Jeff LillieJeff Lillie, Ph.D.
Software Engineer

Cody RomanosCody Romanos
Application Developer

Cristiano TapparelloCristiano Tapparello, Ph.D.
Director of Software Engineering
Research Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering


Affiliated Faculty & Staff

Ajay AnandAjay Anand, Ph.D. 
Associate Professor, Data Science
Deputy Director, Goergen Institute of Data Science

Kevin Boyd Rev. Kevin M. Boyd
Associate Director, Chaplaincy Services


Vektra Casler Vektra Casler, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine


Adam Dziorny Adam Dziorny, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics and Biomedical Engineering

Conrad Gleber Conrad Gleber, M.D., M.B.A.
Senior Lecturer, Department of Psychiatry & Medicine

Sarah Howd Sarah M. Howd, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Medicine/Geriatrics
Associate Medical Director, Geriatrics Group

Sullafa Kadura Sullafa Kadura, M.D., M.B.A.
Assistant Professor, Clinical Medicine

Constantinos Ketonis Constantinos Ketonis, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Orthopaedics 

Gregg T. Nicandri Gregg T. Nicandri, M.D.
Chief Medical Information Officer, URMC
Professor, Orthopaedics 

Jose Perez Ramos José Perez Ramos, M.P.H., Ph.D.
Research Asst. Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pediatrics, and Public Health Sciences

Heather Reyes Heather Reyes, M.D., M.Eng.
Asst. Professor, Pediatrics
Pediatric Critical Care, GCH
Faculty, UR Health Lab

Spencer Rosero Spencer Rosero, M.D.
Professor, Cardiology
Interim Chief, Cardiology (SMD)

Mechelle Sanders Mechelle Sanders, Ph.D.
Senior Instructor, Family Medicine

Paul Soto Paul Soto, M.S.
Platform Manager, Microsoft 365, URMC Information Systems Division

Benjamin Suarez-Jiimenez Benjamin Suarez-Jimenez, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Neuroscience

Kostantinos Vasalos Kostantinos Vasalos, P.T., C.S.C.S., M.S.B.A.
Director, URMC Enterprise Rehabilitation Services

Jinjiao Wang Jinjiao Wang, Ph.D., R.N.
Assistant Professor & Postdoc Program Director, School of Nursing

Justin Zelenka Justin Zelenka, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Clinical Medicine

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