About Masoud Rouhizadeh
Masoud Rouhizadeh M.A., Prof.MS., M.S., Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor in the University of Florida College of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy, under the AI in the Health Sciences Initiative.
The primary focus of Dr. Rouhizadeh’s research involves applying machine learning and natural language processing methods for identifying clinical concepts from unstructured text and converting them into structured data. Another major part of his research has been developing clinical ontologies and lexical resources, as well as computational models for identifying social and behavioral determinants of health.
Before joining the UF, Dr. Rouhizadeh was a Faculty Instructor at Biomedical Informatics and Data Science and the natural language processing lead at the Institute for Clinical and Translational Research at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Prior to JHU, he was a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Pennsylvania’s World Well-Being Project and then at the Penn Institute for Biomedical Informatics. He obtained his Master’s and Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering from Oregon Health and Science University and his Master’s in Human Language Technology from the University of Trento, Italy.
- AI Applications in Healthcare
- AI Applications in Mental Health
- AI-based Analysis of Cognitive and Language Impairments
- Clinical Natural Language Processing
- Identifying Social and Behavioral Determinants of Health from EHR