Zhe He, Ph.D

Zhe He
Methods Core Lead, CTBScience
Assistant Professor, School of Information, FSU College of Communication and Information

Dr. Zhe He is an Associate Professor in the School of Information at the Florida State University and a Core Affiliate of the Institute for Successful Longevity. Dr. He also holds courtesy appointments with the Department of Behavioral Sciences and Social Medicine in the FSU College of Medicine and within the FSU Department of Computer Science. Dr. He is the Lead of the Methods Core at the Center for Translational Behavioral Science and is the Informatics Lead of the FSU-UF Clinical and Translational Science Award. His research lies in biomedical and health informatics, clinical research informatics, data mining, knowledge representation, and big data analytics. The overarching goal of his research is to improve the population health and advance biomedical research through the collection, analysis, and application of electronic health data from heterogeneous sources. As Principal Investigator, Dr. He has been funded by National Institutes of Health, Eli Lilly and Company, Amazon, NVIDIA, FSU Council on Research and Creativity, and Institute for Successful Longevity. His papers received a number of prestigious recognitions including two Distinguished Paper Awards of AMIA 2015 and 2017 Annual Symposium. He is Associate Editor of BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making.
Dr. He earned his Bachelors degree from Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, his Masters degree in Computer Science from Columbia University and his PhD in Computer Science from the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). Before joining FSU, he was a Postdoctoral Research Scientist at Department of Biomedical Informatics at Columbia University. 

Research Interests

clinical research informatics, biomedical ontologies, consumer health informatics, natural language processing, and big data analytics