Danny Wu

Danny T. Y. Wu

Asst Professor

Medical Sciences Building

6465

COM Biomedical Informatics - 0840

Medical Science Building (Room 6465)
231 Albert Sabin Way
Cincinnati, Ohio 45229

Professional Summary


Danny T.Y. Wu recently joined the University of Cincinnati Department of Biomedical Informatics (BMI) as an Assistant Professor. His research draws on human-computer interaction, data mining, information retrieval, and natural language processing to maximize the value of clinical data stored in electronic health records to improve care quality and support clinical and translational research. Wu received both his PhD and master’s degree from the University of Michigan School of Information prior to joining BMI. Before going to graduate school, he worked as a software engineer for four years. In addition to research, Wu is dedicated to education, service, and practical engagement. Wu was a senior analyst leading a programming team to develop, implement, and innovate dynamic data capture systems at the University of Michigan Congenital Heart Center; Wu was appointed as a Lecturer in the Department of Health Management and Policy at the University of Michigan in Fall 2015, teaching a graduate-level course on database systems and Internet applications; Wu served on the student editorial board of the Journal of American Medical Informatics Association in 2015 and 2016. 

Education

PhD, University of Michigan School of Information Ann Arbor, 2016 (Information Science)

MS, University of Michigan School of Information Ann Arbor, 2011 (Information Analysis and Retrieval)

BBA, National Taiwan Univeristy Taipei, 2003 (Information Management)

Positions and Work Experience

09-2014 -08-2016 Database Analyst/Programmer Sr., University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor

09-2015 -12-2015 Adjunct Lecturer, University of Michigan Department of Health Management and Policy, Ann Arbor

Research Support

Grant: #1708-04721 Investigators:Blevins, Jeffrey; Culley, Theresa; Johnson, Arlene; Lee, James; Wang, Xuemao; Wu, Tzu-Yu 01-01-2018 -06-30-2020 Andrew W. Mellon Foundation A Catalyst Model for Transdisciplinary Teams in Digital Scholarship: The University of Cincinnati’s Digital Scholarship Center Role:Collaborator $900,000.00 Awarded Level:Private Non-Profit

Grant: #URS Wu New Faculty Development Award – 2017/18 Investigators:Wu, Tzu-Yu 06-01-2018 -06-30-2019 UC's Research Support URS Wu New Faculty Development Award – 2017/18 Role:PI $2,500.00 Active Level:Internal UC

Grant: #2018 Mary K. Logan Research Grant Investigators:Wu, Tzu-Yu 07-01-2018 -06-30-2019 Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation Developing and Evaluating a Machine-Learning Algorithm to Detect Pediatric Weight Entry Errors Role:PI $40,000.00 Active Level:Private Non-Profit

Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

Hanauer, David A; Wu, Danny T Y; Yang, Lei; Mei, Qiaozhu; Murkowski-Steffy, Katherine B; Vydiswaran, V G Vinod; Zheng, Kai (2017. )Development and empirical user-centered evaluation of semantically-based query recommendation for an electronic health record search engine.Journal of biomedical informatics, ,67 ,1-10

Bradley, David J; Wu, Danny T Y; Goldberg, Caren S; Serwer, Gerald S; Lowery, Ray E; Donohue, Janet E; Hirsch-Romano, Jennifer C; Zheng, Kai; Pasquali, Sara K (2016. )Out of many, one: integrating data in the paediatric cardiovascular environment.Cardiology in the young, ,1-7

Wu, Danny T Y; Hanauer, David A; Mei, Qiaozhu; Clark, Patricia M; An, Lawrence C; Proulx, Joshua; Zeng, Qing T; Vydiswaran, V G Vinod; Collins-Thompson, Kevyn; Zheng, Kai (2016. )Assessing the readability of ClinicalTrials.gov.Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA, ,23 (2 ),269-75

Wu, Danny T Y; Hanauer, David A; Mei, Qiaozhu; Clark, Patricia M; An, Lawrence C; Lei, Jianbo; Proulx, Joshua; Zeng-Treitler, Qing; Zheng, Kai (2013. )Applying multiple methods to assess the readability of a large corpus of medical documents. Studies in health technology and informatics, ,192 ,647-51

Contact Information

Academic - Medical Science Building (Room 6465)
231 Albert Sabin Way
Ohio, 45229
Phone: 5135586464
wutz@ucmail.uc.edu