Office of Chief Research Informatics Officer (CRIO)
The Office of Chief Research Informatics Officer (CRIO) oversees the Mount Sinai IT needs related to research infrastructure, data science and informatics education, taking advantage of the unique data assets, diverse patient population and informatics resources of the entire Mount Sinai Health System. The CRIO provides critical support to the School’s precision medicine initiative by bridging academic research needs with Mount Sinai’s clinical information systems and expanding IT infrastructure supporting clinical and translational research including e-consenting capabilities integrated with institution-wide biobanking efforts.
Joseph Finkelstein, MD, PhD
Chief Research Informatics Officer (CRIO)
Senior Associate Dean for Information Technology at ISMMS
Irena Parvanova, PhD
- Biomedical Informatics Engagement and Collaboration Network (BEACON)
- Clinical Annotation Project (CAP)
- Digital Concierge Service
- PROMIS Survey (Patient Reported Outcomes)
- IBM® MarketScan®
- Mount Sinai Digital Commons for Research
- NCATS National COVID Cohort Collaborative (N3C) Data Enclave
- Online Patient Engagement Tool in Cancer Clinical Trials
- Research & Innovation Cloud Hub (RICH)
- GDC and TCGA Data Access Service
- Multipurpose Scalable Electronic Informed Consent Platform
- Universal Consent for Mount Sinai Biorepository
- Collect and store identified leftover specimens
- Link specimens to Electronic Health Records
- Share samples and information with qualified researchers
- Comprehensive Research Data Integration Trust (CReDIT) for Electronic Biorepository Phenotyping
- Integrating disparate data sources
- Creation of unified query tool/reporting
- Implementing research consent management system
- Honest Broker Service for EMR research
- Proficiency in database management, SQL scripting, and EHR database design
- HIPAA trained, responsible conduct of human subject research
- Compliant with all regulatory frameworks.
Personalized Health Informatics (PHI) Lab
The PHI lab focuses on the development, evaluation, and implementation of evidence-based clinical decision support for personalized medicine. Current research projects include tailored interactive patient engagement in personalized health; pharmacogenomics-driven decision support for medication optimization; and analysis of heterogeneous health information datasets for building individualized patient care prediction models.
- Comprehensive Health Informatics Engagement Framework for Pulmonary Rehab
- Physical Telerehabilitation in Patients with Multiple Sclerosis With Significant Mobility Impairment
- Impact of Comprehensive Pharmacogenomic Testing on the Treatment of Major Depressive Disorder
- Enhancing the development of new regenerative medicine therapies by building a robust integrated Clinical Research Data Hub for clinical trials assessing stem cell-based therapies
Research Administration-Information Technology (RA-IT)
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