Biomedical Informatics

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Subha Madhavan, MS, PhDDirector : Subha Madhavan, MS, PhD
Dr. Madhavan is Director of Clinical Informatics at Georgetown University Medical Center. In this role, she has designed and built the Georgetown Database of Cancer (G-DOC), a cutting-edge data integration platform and integrative knowledge discovery system for the oncology and translational research communities.

Prior to joining Georgetown, Dr. Madhavan served as the Associate Director of Product and Program Management in the Life sciences informatics area at NCI"s Center for Biomedical Informatics and Information Technology (CBIIT).
She is an expert on many areas of biomedical informatics, and draws on a wealth of experience and talents to advance the GHUCCTS agenda.
William Southerland, PhDCo-Director : William Southerland, PhD

Dr. William M. Southerland is a Professor of Biochemistry in the Howard University College of Medicine, the Program Director for the Howard University Research Centers in Minority Institutions (RCMI) Program and the Howard University Center for Computational Biology & Bioinformatics (CCBB). 

Dr. Southerland"s expertise is in the area of structural modeling, simulation of biomolecules with special emphasis on the interaction mechanisms of small molecules with both proteins and DNA.  Dr. Southerland"s interests also include translational bioinformatics.

Adil Alaoui, MS, MBACo-Director of the IT Infrastructure Task : Adil Alaoui, MS, MBA

Adil Alaoui provides leadership, integrated management, and strategic direction to align innovative healthcare requirements with technical solutions. Mr. Alaoui is responsible for the design and implementation of Innovative Health Information Exchange approaches to integrate disparate systems and maintain heterogeneous data in secure research data repositories. He also directs the development of tools and complex technology solutions in support of GUMC’s systems medicine vision and leads the development and implementation of efficient and effective Health Information Technology Solutions. He is the lead IT architect for GHUCCTS.

Prior to joining ICBI, Mr. Alaoui led the development and successful implementation of several global Telehealth and Teleradiology projects sponsored by the National Library of Medicine (NLM), DoD and Department of State. Mr. Alaoui is an adjunct lecturer at the Nursing and Health Sciences School at Georgetown University.

Focus areas: Strategies for future healthcare informatics capabilities including technology infrastructure, electronic health records, mobile health applications, multi-center information management and the combination of business administration with innovative information technologies.

Additional Team Members

  • Anas Belouali (Clinical Informatics)
  • Kanchi Krishnamurthy (Clinical Informatics)
  • Ian Brooks (Clinical Informatics)
  • Stephen Fernandez (Clinical Informatics)
  • Peter McGarvey, PhD (Bioinformatics Scientist, Translational Research)
  • Yuriy Gusev, PhD (Senior Bioinformatician, Education)
  • Krithika Bhuvaneshwar, MS (Research Associate, Data Analyst)