Javed Mostafa

141210 javedJaved is the Director of the Carolina Health Informatics Program and the Director of the Laboratory of Applied Informatics Research. His research concentrates on information retrieval problems, particularly related to search and user-system interactions in large-scale document/data repositories.  He also serves as the Deputy Director of the Biomedical Informatics Core at the NC Translational & Clinical Sciences Institute and has current research engagements in biomedical data mining, analysis, visualization, user interface design, and multi-modal human-computer interaction. He regularly serves on program and organizing committees for major conferences and participates as reviewer for major grant initiatives. Javed served as an associate editor for the ACM Transactions on Information Systems. for eight years.  He currently serves on the editorial board of the Journal of the Association for Information Science & Technology and he also serves as an associate editor of the ACM Transactions on Internet Technology.

Translating scientific advances into health care improvements is a passion for Javed, and based on support from UNC’s Translational & Clinical Sciences Institute he co-founded a company concentrating on patient-centric decision support and streamlined care workflow called Keona Health. In UNC, Javed holds a joint faculty position in information science in the School of Information and Library Science and in the Biomedical Research Imaging Center in the School of Medicine. Additionally, he holds the title of Adjunct Professor of Community and Family Medicine, School of Medicine, Duke University.

Publications

2010

Scalability of Findability: Efficient and Effective Retrieval Operations in Large Information Networks
Proceedings of the 33rd annual international ACM SIGIR conference on research and development in information retrieval, 2010

Ke, W., & Mostafa, J.(2010).Scalability of Findability: Efficient and Effective Retrieval Operations in Large Information Networks. Proceedings of the 33rd annual international ACM SIGIR conference on research and development in information retrieval.

The North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences Institute: Activities of the Biomedical Informatics Core Clinical and Translational Science Journal, 2010

Mostafa, J., & Moore, C. (2010). The North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences Institute: Activities of the Biomedical Informatics Core. Clinical and Translational Science Journal. Wiley-Blackwell.

Using Viewfinder to mine Alzheimer’s Patient Images to Identify Cohorts
2010 AMIA Summit on Clinical Research Informatics, 2010-03-12

Mostafa, J. & Agarwal, M. (2010). Using Viewfinder to mine Alzheimer’S Patient Images to Identify Cohorts. Proceedings of 2010 AMIA Summit on Clinical Research Informatics, San Francisco, CA, 12-13 March, 2010. [Fulltext]

2009

A Referral Approach to Finding Medical Informatics Reviewers
Workshop on Intelligent Biomedical Information Systems in conjunction with the 12th International Conference on Network-based Information Systems, 2009-08-19

Ke., W., & Mostafa, J. (2009). A referral approach to finding medical informatics reviewers. Proceedings of the Workshop on Intelligent Biomedical Information Systems in conjunction with the 12th International Conference on Network-based Information Systems, pp.194-199, Indianapolis, IN, August 19-21, 2009.