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Amar K. Das, MD, PhD

Title(s):
Adjunct Associate Professor of Biomedical Data Science
Adjunct Associate Professor of Psychiatry
Adjunct Associate Professor of The Dartmouth Institute

Department(s):
Biomedical Data Science
Psychiatry
The Dartmouth Institute

Education:
Psychiatry Residency, Columbia University/NYS Psychiatric Institute, 1997-2001
PhD (Biomedical Informatics), Stanford University, 2002
MD, Stanford University, 1997
BA (Anthropology/MMSS), Northwestern University, 1989

Programs:
Norris Cotton Cancer Center
Quantitative Biomedical Sciences
SYNERGY
The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice

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Contact Information:

Email: Amar.Das@Dartmouth.edu

Assistant: Lamar Moss
Asst. Email: Lamar.D.Moss@Dartmouth.edu


Professional Interests:

Research and teaching in biomedical informatics with a focus on clinical research and population health applications.

Research work focused on computational methods and semantic technologies for temporal data mining, social computing and collaborative intelligence.

Grant Information:



Selected Publications:

 

  • Weber, S.C, Lowe, H., Das, A., Ferris, T. A simple heuristic for blindfolded record linkage. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association [Epub ahead of print, Feb 1 2012]. (view details on MedLine)

  • Lee, W.N., Bridewell, W., Das, A.K. Alignment and clustering of breast cancer patients by longitudinal treatment history. Proceedings of the 2011 AMIA Annual Symposium (pp. 760-767), Washington, DC, 2011. (view details on MedLine)

  • Bridewell, W., Das, A.K. Social network analysis of physician interactions: the effect of institutional boundaries on breast cancer care. Proceedings of the 2011 AMIA Annual Symposium, Washington, DC, 2011. (view details on MedLine)

  • Hassanpour, S., O’Connor, M.J., Das, A.K. Evaluation of semantic-based information retrieval methods in the autism phenotype domain. Proceedings of the 2011 AMIA Annual Symposium (pp. 569-577), Washington, DC, 2011. (view details on MedLine)

  • Gaskin, G.L., Longhurst, C.A., Slayton, R., Das, A.K. Sociotechnical challenges of implementing an interoperable personal health record: lessons learned. Applied Clinical Informatics 2(4):406-419, 2011. (view details on MedLine)

  • O'Connor, M.J., Shankar, R.D., David B. Parrish, Das, A.K. Knowledge-data integration for temporal reasoning in a clinical trial system. International Journal of Medical Informatics 78(S1):S77-S85, 2009. (view details on MedLine)

  • Sharda, P., Das, A.K., Cohen, T.A., Patel, V.L. Customizing clinical narratives for the Electronic Medical Record interface using cognitive methods. International Journal of Medical Informatics 75(5):346-368, 2006. (view details on MedLine)

  • Das, A.K., Olfson, M., Gameroff, M.J., Pilowsky, D., Blanco, C., Feder, A., Gross, R., Neria, Y., Lantigua, R., Shea, S., Weissman, M.M. Screening for bipolar disorder in a low-income primary care practice. Journal of the American Medical Association 293(8):956-963, 2005. (view details on MedLine)

  • Musen, M.A., Tu, S.W., Das, A.K., Shahar, Y. EON: A component-based approach to automation of protocol-directed therapy. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association 3(6):367-388, 1996. (view details on MedLine)

  • Das, A.K., Musen, M.A. A temporal query system for protocol-directed decision support. Methods of Information in Medicine 33(4): 358-370, 1994. (view details on MedLine)