• PLHI receives $826,795 NSF grant for Radiology Future of Work

Research Areas

The different innovations that we do in health informatics
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Radiology Information Systems

At Purkayastha Laboratory, one of our research focal points is in the area of improving Radiological Information Systems. We believe healthcare should be patient-centric and one of the ways…Read More

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Biomedical Data Analysis

With the recent development in the effort made by the US government to reimage the clinical research infrastructure to overcome some of the challenges we currently face is related to the…Read More

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Mobile Health

One of our goals at Purkayastha Laboratory is to inquire more into how we can improve Preventive Care and Population Health Management. We have engaged in a wide …Read More

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Electronic Health Records

One of our goals at Purkayastha Laboratory is to develop consolidated Electronic Medical Systems that would cater for the need of every section in a healthcare establishment…Read More

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Cybersecurity In Healthcare

As organizations seek to protect their patient information (PHI) with growing threats, at Purkayastha lab we are determined to work towards deflecting threats… …Read More

Our Team

Saptarshi Purkayastha

Principal Investigator.
Director, Health Informatics
Dr. Purkayastha’s research interests are in EHR systems, mHealth, eHealth Architectures, health information standards and interoperability. He has special interest in developing innovative approaches to teaching high-school to graduate-level students… Read More

Judy W. Gichoya

Associate Researcher
& Radiologist
Dr. Gichoya is an informatician specializing in radiology. She has extensive experience in deploying health information systems in many countries around the world. Her current interests are in machine learning and artificial intelligence in radiology… Read More

John Burns

PhD student, IT Project Manager
& Informatics Director at IUSM Dept of Radiology and Imaging Sciences
John Lee Burns is a Doctoral student in the Health and Bioinformatics program, minoring in Data Science. He holds an MS in Health informatics, a BS in Computer Science, and is Project Management Professional (PMP) certified. Read more

Priyanshu Sinha

Graduate Research Assistant
Priyanshu did his Bachelor’s in Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) from Jaypee Institute of Information Technology, Noida, India, and is currently pursuing an MS in Health Informatics from the School of Informatics and Computing (SoIC) at IUPUI. Prior to this… Read More

Atika Rahman Paddo

PhD student
Research Assistant
Atika completed BS majoring in Electrical & Electronic Engineering from Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology and is a PhD student in the ECE dept at IUPUI. Her research interests include ML model development in healthcare and biomedical engineering.

Akhil Joseph

Graduate Research Assistant
Akhil Joseph is a graduate student in Health Informatics from the School of Informatics and Computing (SOIC) at IUPUI. He holds a Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) degree from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore, India. His research interests are in clinical data analysis… Read More

Regina Merine

Graduate Research Assistant
Regina Merine is a Health Informatics graduate student at IUPUI. She is from a pharmacy background with Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) degree from Rajiv University of Health Sciences, Bangalore, India. Her research interest lies in healthcare data analysis… Read More

Garric Mathias

Graduate Research Assistant
Garric Mathias completed his Bachelors in Computer Engineering from University of Mumbai and is currently pursuing his Masters in Applied Data Science at IUPUI. Previously, he has worked as a Senior Software Engineer in the IT industry for about four years… Read More

Pranavi Shakkari

Graduate Research Assistant
Pranavi Shakkari is currently pursuing MS in Health Informatics at IUPUI. She has completed her Bachelor of Dental Surgery(BDS) from NTR University of Health Sciences, India, and worked as Dental Surgeon. Her research interests include health care data analysis, visualization, and storytelling.

Sirasapalli Santosh Kumar

Graduate Research Assistant
S. Santosh Kumar is pursuing MS in Health Informatics at IUPUI. He holds a Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D) from Andhra University, India, and completed his internship at Gleneagles Global Hospitals. His research interests include applications of machine learning and clinical data analysis, visualization and data management.

Sharon Anthony

Graduate Research Assistant
Sharon Anthony is currently pursuing MS in Health Informatics at IUPUI. She has a bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering from Dr. DY Patil School of Engineering, India. Prior to moving to the US, she worked as a Technical Consultant Associate at Allscripts (India), LLP … Read more

Anushka Agrawal

Graduate Research Assistant
Anushka Agrawal is currently pursuing her Masters in Health Informatics at IUPUI. She has a Bachelor’s in biotechnology and a graduate diploma in computer applications. Her research areas include machine learning, clinical data analysis and database management systems

Hope Willis

Undergraduate Research Assistant
Hope Willis is currently pursuing her BS degree in Biomedical Informatics with a specialization in Bioinformatics at IUPUI. She is eager to learn new skills that will allow her to expand her knowledge in the health research field. Her research interests are in biomedical and clinical data analysis.