About Yonghui Wu
Dr. Yonghui Wu is an Associate Professor with Tenure in the College of Medicine, Department of Health Outcomes & Biomedical Informatics at the University of Florida. He also serves as the Director of Natural Language Processing (NLP) at UF Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) and OneFlorida Clinical Research Consortium. Dr. Wu’s research interests include natural language processing (NLP), machine learning, computational drug repurposing, and applications of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies to electronic health records for clinical and translational research. He has published over 80 peer-reviewed papers and has been the principal investigator for grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute.
Dr. Wu received his Ph.D. from the Harbin Institute of Technology, School of Computer Science with a focus on natural language processing. Then, he entered medical informatics research with a motivation to help improve the quality of healthcare delivery and the safety of patients. He has Biomedical informatics training at Vanderbilt University and the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.