Hi, I am a physician and a public health expert, turned information scientist. I believe information technology grounded in systems thinking can transform our healthcare.

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PROJECTS

  Sensing the Subconcious   Our involuntary nervous responses to stress and relaxation experiences are hidden within the subtle variations of heart rate. This project utilizes hear rate variability measurement to detect subconscious responses to stress and relaxation stimuli in Virtual Reality.

Sensing the Subconcious

Our involuntary nervous responses to stress and relaxation experiences are hidden within the subtle variations of heart rate. This project utilizes hear rate variability measurement to detect subconscious responses to stress and relaxation stimuli in Virtual Reality.

  Smartphone App design for community pollution monitoring   Interface Design for EPA's air quality challenge that helps engage communities in monitoring their local air quality data and encourages them to learn more and take action to improve their environment.

Smartphone App design for community pollution monitoring

Interface Design for EPA's air quality challenge that helps engage communities in monitoring their local air quality data and encourages them to learn more and take action to improve their environment.

  Interactive decision support system for depression diagnosis    HopeAssist  is a system proposed to help physicians make better diagnosis and treatment choices for depression patients. It comprises of a Smartphone App for physicians and Interactive Voice Response (IVR) service for patients, which jointly provide decision support based on WHO  mhGAP  guide.

Interactive decision support system for depression diagnosis

HopeAssist is a system proposed to help physicians make better diagnosis and treatment choices for depression patients. It comprises of a Smartphone App for physicians and Interactive Voice Response (IVR) service for patients, which jointly provide decision support based on WHO mhGAP guide.

  Visualizing abandoned houses in USA   A team project on visualizing the facts and challenges associated with abandoned properties in the United States.   Link to web page    Link to report

Visualizing abandoned houses in USA

A team project on visualizing the facts and challenges associated with abandoned properties in the United States.

Link to web page

Link to report

POSTS

  How to use machine learning to predict hospital readmissions?  — Part 1 and 2 published

How to use machine learning to predict hospital readmissions? — Part 1 and 2 published

  How to create a professional visualization showing events on time series data in MS Excel?

How to create a professional visualization showing events on time series data in MS Excel?

  A detailed walk-through of our project on stress-detection using Heart Rate Variability sensing.

A detailed walk-through of our project on stress-detection using Heart Rate Variability sensing.

  A framework for First Amendment questions in digital spaces

A framework for First Amendment questions in digital spaces

  How agile paradigm differs from traditional project style software development?

How agile paradigm differs from traditional project style software development?

  Using Highcharts as a JavaScript newbie

Using Highcharts as a JavaScript newbie

  Organizing Primary Health Care Information across Pakistan.

Organizing Primary Health Care Information across Pakistan.