About Us

Program Director

Jake Y. Chen, Ph.D.

Professor of Genetics, Computer Science and Biomedical Engineering
Chief Bioinformatics Officer
Associate Director, UAB Informatics Institute

Informatics Team

Jelai Wang

Architecture, Design, and Tech Support
Informatics Architect
UAB Informatics Institute​

Head shot of Matthew Wyatt (Information Services Consultant, UAB Health System; Assistant Director of Biomedical Informatics, UAB Center for Clinical and Translational Science), 2017.
Matthew Wyatt

Clinical Data Access
Director of Clinical Research Informatics
UAB Informatics Institute

Knowledge Curation Taskforce

Eric Zhang– Chair
Tarun Mamidi – Co-Chair
Elias Awad – Editing & Publishing Committee Chair
Maani Kamal – Secretary
Thi Tran-nguyen – Coordination & Communication Committee Chair

Web Team

Heather Watts

Communication Specialist
UAB Informatics Institute​

Nafisa Ajala

Informatics Program Specialist
UAB Informatics Institute