• 198 Citations
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Research Interests

Director of Clinical Research Informatics, Northwestern University Clinical And Translational Sciences Institute (NUCATS) Associate Director of Cancer Informatics Core for Clinical Research, Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Vanderbilt U

… → 2011

MD, American University of Beirut

… → 2001


  • Big Data
  • Biomedical Ontologies
  • Clinical Research
  • Clinical Trial Methodology
  • Genomic Medicine/Personalized Medicine
  • Medical Informatics
  • Team Science
  • Translational Research

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Grants 2013 2023

Medical History Taking
Point-of-Care Systems
Medical Records

Research Output 2003 2018

  • 198 Citations
  • 19 Article
  • 2 Conference contribution
  • 1 Review article
12 Citations (Scopus)

Cell-free DNA and circulating tumor cells: Comprehensive liquid biopsy analysis in advanced breast cancer

Rossi, G., Mu, Z., Rademaker, A. W., Austin, L. K., Strickland, K. S., Costa, R. L. B., Nagy, R. J., Zagonel, V., Taxter, T. J., Behdad, A., Wehbe, F., Platanias, L. C., Gradishar, W. J. & Cristofanilli, M., Feb 1 2018, In : Clinical Cancer Research. 24, 3, p. 560-568 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Circulating Neoplastic Cells
Breast Neoplasms

Empowering genomic medicine by establishing critical sequencing result data flows: The eMERGE example

Aronson, S., Babb, L., Ames, D., Gibbs, R. A., Venner, E., Connelly, J. J., Marsolo, K., Weng, C., Williams, M. S., Hartzler, A. L., Liang, W. H., Ralston, J. D., Devine, E. B., Murphy, S., Chute, C. G., Caraballo, P. J., Kullo, I. J., Freimuth, R. R., Rasmussen, L. V., Wehbe, F. & 4 othersPeterson, J. F., Robinson, J. R., Wiley, K. & Overby Taylor, C., Oct 1 2018, In : Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association. 25, 10, p. 1375-1381 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Clinical Decision Support Systems
Point-of-Care Systems
Health Personnel
2 Citations (Scopus)

MiRNA-processing gene methylation and cancer risk

Joyce, B. T., Zheng, Y., Zhang, Z., Liu, L., Kocherginsky, M., Murphy, R. L., Achenbach, C. J., Musa, J., Wehbe, F., Just, A., Shen, J., Vokonas, P., Schwartz, J., Baccarelli, A. A. & Hou, L., May 1 2018, In : Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention. 27, 5, p. 550-557 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neoplasm Genes
DNA Methylation
1 Citations (Scopus)

A Machine Learning Algorithm for Identifying Atopic Dermatitis in Adults from Electronic Health Records

Gustafson, E., Pacheco, J., Wehbe, F., Silverberg, J. I. & Thompson, W. K., Sep 8 2017, Proceedings - 2017 IEEE International Conference on Healthcare Informatics, ICHI 2017. Cummins, M., Facelli, J., Meixner, G., Giraud-Carrier, C. & Nakajima, H. (eds.). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 83-90 8 p. 8031135

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Electronic Health Records
Atopic Dermatitis
Natural Language Processing
Genome-Wide Association Study
Logistic Models

Intensive Care Unit Outcomes Among Patients With Cancer After Palliative Radiation Therapy

Kruser, J. M., Rakhra, S. S., Sacotte, R. M., Wehbe, F., Rademaker, A. W., Wunderink, R. G. & Kruser, T. J., Nov 15 2017, In : International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics. 99, 4, p. 854-858 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Palliative Care
Intensive Care Units
radiation therapy