• Dr. Purkayastha along with Dr. Janga received an NLM R25 grant of $625,000 to train the next generation of biomedical data scientists through summer internship programs

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

Associate Professor
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 Professor – Emory University
& 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

Atika Rahman Paddo

PhD student in Electrical & Computer Engineering
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.

Robert Quick

PhD student; Associate Director of
the Cyberinfrastructure Integration Research Center
Robert is pursuing a PhD student in Applied Data Science at the Luddy School at IUPUI. He is the the Associate Director of the Cyberinfrastructure Integration Research Center which is part of the Pervasive Technology Institute… Read more

Khushboo Chandnani

UX Research Assistant
Khushboo is currently pursuing MS in Human-Computer Interaction at the School of Informatics and Computing at IUPUI. She completed a Bachelor of Engineering degree in IT from Mumbai, India. Prior to IUPUI, she did design freelancing and internships at global startup projects… Read More

Rohan Isaac

Graduate Research Assistant
Rohan Isaac is pursuing his Masters in Applied Data Science from the School of Informatics and Computing (SoIC) at IUPUI. He graduated from Anna University in India with a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering. Prior to starting his MS degree… Read More

Pallavi Singh

Graduate Research Assistant
Pallavi Singh is a graduate student of Health Informatics at the School of Informatics and Computing at IUPUI. She has completed her under graduation in a Bachelor of Dental Surgery(BDS) from People’s University, India. Before joining IUPUI… Read More

Shreyas Aswar

Graduate Research Assistant
Shreyas Aswar is pursuing his Masters in Applied Data Science at IUPUI. He graduated from Pune University, India with a Bachelor’s degree in CS. He has worked in multiple Data Science roles at Gut Lernen Technocraft. He has special interest in NLP, Predictive Analysis, Recommendation Engines.

Mohith Surya Kiran Kasula

Graduate Research Assistant
Mohith Surya Kiran Kasula is from Nellore, Andhra Pradesh, India. He is currently pursuing an MS in Health Informatics at the Luddy School of Informatics. He is a trained dental surgeon from NTR University… Read more

Madhuri Kokkalakonda

Graduate Research Assistant
Madhuri Kokkalakonda is a graduate student in Health Informatics at IUPUI. She completed Bachelor of Pharmacy from JNTU in Hyderabad, India. Her research interests are data analytics, Healthcare Cybersecurity, Data visualizations in EHR, and Machine learning.

Sri Harsha Sudalagunta

Graduate Research Assistant
Sri Harsha Sudalagunta is currently pursuing an MS in Health Informatics at the IU Luddy School of Informatics and Computing. He received a bachelor’s degree in dental surgery from Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences… Read more

Shikhar Shukla

Graduate Research Assistant
Shikhar Shukla is pursuing an MS in Health Informatics at IUPUI. Prior to IUPUI, he had a degree in Bachelor of Dental Surgery from Devi Ahilya University, India. He has 10 years of clinical experience as a Chief and Associate Dentist… Read more

Pallavi Vaswani

Graduate Research Assistant
Pallavi Vaswani is a graduate student of Health Informatics at IUPUI. Before coming to IUPUI, she completed her bachelor’s in dental surgery from India and worked as a Dental Assistant at one of the private dental clinics for 6 months… Read more

Megha Moncy

Graduate Research Assistant
Megha M. Moncy is a graduate student of Health Informatics at IUPUI. Before enrolling at IUPUI, she completed her bachelor’s degree in dental surgery (BDS) from People’s Dental College, India. Megha has been chosen for… Read more

Sadia Afreen

Graduate Research Assistant
& Program Assistant
Sadia has a bachelor’s in biotechnology and is currently pursuing MS in Health Informatics. She has experience in varied areas including bioinformatics, healthcare real estate, health IT R&D and molecular diagnosis… Read more