• 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

Go to Cybersecurity In Healthcare

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.
Assistant Professor of 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 an incoming student for MS in Health Informatics from the School of Informatics and Computing (SoIC) at IUPUI. Prior to this… Read More

Snigdha Kodela

Graduate Research Assistant
Snigdha Kodela completed Bachelor of Pharmacy from Osmania University and is currently pursuing MS in Health Informatics at IUPUI. Previously, she worked as a Scientific Sales Executive with Sanofi India Ltd for four years. Her research interests include health data analysis and management.

Shruti Apte

Graduate Research Assistant
Shruti is an MS in HI student at IUPUI. She has an undergraduate degree as Dental Surgeon from Indore, India and has worked as a Tele-dental Consultant. Her research interest are in analyzing and visualizing healthcare data to get meaningful insights and in using ML for prediction of relevant factors.

Jahnavi Pinnamraju

Graduate Research Assistant,
NSF Cybersecurity Innovation Project
Jahnavi is currently pursuing MS in HI at IUPUI. She has completed Doctor of Pharmacy (Post Baccalaureate) degree from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, India. After completion of Pharm D, she worked as a Physician Assistant at a hospital for a period of 16 months.

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 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

Sravya Devisetty

Graduate Research Assistant
Sravya Devisetty is currently pursuing MS in Health Informatics at IUPUI and has completed her under-graduation in Bachelor of Dental Surgery from NTR University of Health Sciences, Visakhapatnam, India. Read more

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.

Monica Yamsani

Graduate Research Assistant
Monica is currently pursuing an MS in Health Informatics at IUPUI. She has a Bachelor’s in Dental Surgery from Dr. NTR University of health sciences. She has two years working experience as a dental surgeon and a clinical data analyst at Berkowits clinic.

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.

Harini Suram

Graduate Research Assistant
Harini Suram is a Health Informatics graduate student at IUPUI. She graduated from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences in Bangalore, India, with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree and has worked as a Dental Surgeon for about a year. Her research interests are in Data… Read More

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.

Vandana Munjal

Research Assistant, UX Designer
Vandana is pursuing Masters in Human-Computer Interaction and Design at IUPUI. She has a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Chitkara University, Punjab. She learned developing and UX concepts and applied them in real-world scenarios… read more

Heather Orr

Graduate Research Assistant
Heather Orr is currently pursuing a MS in Health Informatics at IUPUI. She has completed a BS in Pre-Allied Health/ Pre-Physical Therapy from Baldwin Wallace University in Berea, Ohio. Her research interests include healthcare data analytics and visualization.