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Jake Luo Ph.D.
Associate Professor; Director, Center for Biomedical Data and Language Processing (BioDLP)
Department of Health Informatics & Administration


08/2013 - Present Director, College of Health Sciences, Center for Biomedical Data and Language Processing, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, WI 53211
08/2013 - Present Associate Professor, Department of Health Informatics and Administration, Biomedical Informatics, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, 53211
08/2015 - Present Adjunct Associate Professor, Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) of Southeast Wisconsin, Medical College of Wisconsin

Refereed Journal Publications/Original Papers
1. Luo J, Chen W, Wu M, Weng C. Systematic data ingratiation of clinical trial recruitment locations for geographic-based query and visualization. Int J Med Inform. 2017 12;108:85-91. PMCID: PMC5866921
2. Zhao Y, Fesharaki NJ, Li X, Patrick TB, Luo J. Semantic-Enhanced Query Expansion System for Retrieving Medical Image Notes. J Med Syst. 2018 Apr 25;42(6):105.
3. Zhao Y, Fesharaki NJ, Liu H, Luo J. Using data-driven sublanguage pattern mining to induce knowledge models: application in medical image reports knowledge representation. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak. 2018 07 06;18(1):61. PMCID: PMC6035419
4. Luo J, Erbe C, Friedland DR. Unique Clinical Language Patterns Among Expert Vestibular Providers Can Predict Vestibular Diagnoses. Otol Neurotol. 2018 10;39(9):1163-1171.
5. Benson LC, Cobb SC, Hyngstrom AS, Keenan KG, Luo J, O'Connor KM. Identifying trippers and non-trippers based on knee kinematics during obstacle-free walking. Hum Mov Sci. 2018 Dec;62:58-66.
6. Benson LC, Cobb SC, Hyngstrom AS, Keenan KG, Luo J, O'Connor KM. A Principal Components Analysis Approach to Quantifying Foot Clearance and Foot Clearance Variability. J Appl Biomech. 2019 Apr 01;35(2):116-122.
7. Zolnoori M, Fung KW, Patrick TB, Fontelo P, Kharrazi H, Faiola A, Wu YSS, Eldredge CE, Luo J, Conway M, Zhu J, Park SK, Xu K, Moayyed H, Goudarzvand S. A systematic approach for developing a corpus of patient reported adverse drug events: A case study for SSRI and SNRI medications. J Biomed Inform. 2019 02;90:103091.
8. Zolnoori M, Fung KW, Patrick TB, Fontelo P, Kharrazi H, Faiola A, Shah ND, Shirley Wu YS, Eldredge CE, Luo J, Conway M, Zhu J, Park SK, Xu K, Moayyed H. The PsyTAR dataset: From patients generated narratives to a corpus of adverse drug events and effectiveness of psychiatric medications. Data Brief. 2019 Jun;24:103838. PMCID: PMC6495095
9. Benson LC, Cobb SC, Hyngstrom A, Keenan KG, Luo J, O'Connor KM. Using a Single Ankle-Worn Accelerometer to Predict Lower Extremity Joint Range of Motion Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics (ISB'2017). .
10. Alarifi M, Luo J, Almanaa M, Altuwayjiri E. Physicians Satisfaction With Clinical Decision Support System: An Examination Of Alerts And Alert Fatigue 2nd International Saudi Health Informatics Conference (ISHIC 2017). .
11. Luo J, Wu M, Chen W. Geographical Distribution and Trends of Clinical Trial Recruitment Sites in Developing and Developed Countries Journal of Health Informatics in Developing Countries (JHIDC) . .
12. Luo J, Cisler RA. Discovering Outliers of Potential Drug Toxicities Using a Large-scale Data-driven Approach. Cancer Inform. 2016;15:211-217. PMCID: PMC5083124
13. Luo J, Eldredge C, Cho CC, Cisler RA. Population Analysis of Adverse Events in Different Age Groups Using Big Clinical Trials Data. JMIR Med Inform. 2016 Oct 17;4(4):e30. PMCID: PMC5088342
14. Zolnoori M, Patrick T, Conway M, Faiola A, Luo J. Evaluating Acceptability and Efficacy of Antidepressant Medications using Patients Comments in Social Media American Medical Informatics Association Annual Symposium. .
15. Luo J, Zhang GQ, Wentz S, Cui L, Xu R. SimQ: real-time retrieval of similar consumer health questions. J Med Internet Res. 2015 Feb 17;17(2):e43. PMCID: PMC4376128
16. Luo J, Apperson-Hansen C, Pelfrey CM, Zhang GQ. RMS: a platform for managing cross-disciplinary and multi-institutional research project collaboration. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak. 2014 Nov 30;14:106. PMCID: PMC4264263
17. Nambison P, Luo Z, Patrick T, Cisler R. Social Medical, Big Data and Public Health Informatics: Towards a Systematic Detection of Depression from Tweets Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. .
18. Cui L, Xu R, Luo Z, Wentz S, Scarberry K, Zhang GQ. Multi-topic assignment for exploratory navigation of consumer health information in NetWellness using formal concept analysis. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak. 2014 Aug 03;14:63. PMCID: PMC4131492
19. Xue J, Luo Z, Li P, Ding Y, Cui Y, Wu Q. A residue-free green synergistic antifungal nanotechnology for pesticide thiram by ZnO nanoparticles. Sci Rep. 2014 Jul 14;4:5408. PMCID: PMC4097348
20. Luo J, Pelfrey C, Zhang GQ. Visualizing and evaluating the growth of multi-institutional collaboration based on research network analysis. AMIA Jt Summits Transl Sci Proc. 2014;2014:60-6. PMCID: PMC4419767
21. Luo Z, Zhang GQ, Xu R. Mining patterns of adverse events using aggregated clinical trial results. AMIA Jt Summits Transl Sci Proc. 2013;2013:112-6. PMCID: PMC3814483
22. Cui L, Luo Z, Wentz S, Scarberry K, Xu R, Zhang G-Q. Semi-Automatic, Conjunctive Organization of Consumer Health Information in NetWellness Using UMLS and Formal Concept Analysis AMIA Annual Symposium. .
23. Luo Z, Zhang GQ, Teagno J, Xu R. Large-Scale Analysis of Serious Adverse Events Reporting in Clinical Trials Funded by For-Profit and Not-For-Profit Agencies AMIA Joint Summits on Translational Science. .
24. Luo Z, Miotto R, Weng C. A human-computer collaborative approach to identifying common data elements in clinical trial eligibility criteria. J Biomed Inform. 2013 Feb;46(1):33-9. PMCID: PMC3524400
25. Luo J, Wu M, Gopukumar D, Zhao Y. Big Data Application in Biomedical Research and Health Care: A Literature Review. Biomed Inform Insights. 2016;8:1-10. PMCID: PMC4720168
26. Sahoo SS, Tao S, Parchman A, Luo Z, Cui L, Mergler P, Lanese R, Barnholtz-Sloan JS, Meropol NJ, Zhang GQ. Trial prospector: matching patients with cancer research studies using an automated and scalable approach. Cancer Inform. 2014;13:157-66. PMCID: PMC4259509
27. Nambison P, Luo J, Kapoor A. Social Media and Big Data: Can tweet moods predict illness and hospital visits in a region? APHA conference 141st Annual Meeting. .
28. Luo Z, Johnson SB, Lai AM, Weng C. Extracting temporal constraints from clinical research eligibility criteria using conditional random fields. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2011;2011:843-52. PMCID: PMC3243135
29. Weng C, Wu X, Luo Z, Boland MR, Theodoratos D, Johnson SB. EliXR: an approach to eligibility criteria extraction and representation. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2011 Dec;18 Suppl 1:i116-24. PMCID: PMC3241167
30. Luo Z, Yetisgen-Yildiz M, Weng C. Dynamic categorization of clinical research eligibility criteria by hierarchical clustering. J Biomed Inform. 2011 Dec;44(6):927-35. PMCID: PMC3183114
31. Luo Z, Duffy R, Johnson S, Weng C. Corpus-based Approach to Creating a Semantic Lexicon for Clinical Research Eligibility Criteria from UMLS. Summit Transl Bioinform. 2010 Mar 01;2010:26-30. PMCID: PMC3041551
32. Luo Z, Johnson SB, Weng C. Semi-Automatically Inducing Semantic Classes of Clinical Research Eligibility Criteria Using UMLS and Hierarchical Clustering. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2010 Nov 13;2010:487-91. PMCID: PMC3041461
33. Graham C, Bell D, Luo Z. Multi-agent reinforcement learninga??an exploration using Q-learning Research and Development in Intelligent Systems XXVI. .
34. Wu Q, Huang X, Bell DA, Qi G, Luo Z. Incremental Knowledge Base for Uncertain Reasoning Fuzzy Systems and Knowledge Discovery. .
35. Luo Z, Bell D, McCollum B, Wu Q. Learning to select relevant perspective in a dynamic environment Neural Networks, 2008 IJCNN 2008(IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence) IEEE International Joint Conference. .
36. Luo Z, Bell DA, McCollum B. Discover Relevant Environment Feature Using Concurrent Reinforcement Learning Twenty-Third Conference on Artificial Intelligence. .
37. Wu Q, Bell DA, Khokhar RH, Qi G, Luo Z. Autonomous Robot Control Using Evidential Reasoning Fuzzy Systems and Knowledge Discovery. .
38. Luo Z, Bell D, McCollum B. Skill combination for reinforcement learning. Intelligent Data Engineering and Automated Learning-IDEAL. .
39. Barzekar H, Ebrahimzadeh F, Luo J, Karami M, Robati Z, Goodarzi P. Adoption of Hospital Information System Among Nurses: a Technology Acceptance Model Approach. Acta Inform Med. 2019 Dec;27(5):305-310. PMCID: PMC7085343
40. Alarifi M, Patrick T, Jabour A, Wu M, Luo J. Full Radiology Report through Patient Web Portal: A Literature Review. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2020 05 22;17(10). PMCID: PMC7277373
41. Chesley N, Meier H, Luo J, Apchemengich I, Davies WH. Social factors shaping the adoption of lead-filtering point-of-use systems: an observational study of an MTurk sample. J Water Health. 2020 Aug;18(4):505-521.
42. Poetker DM, Friedland DR, Adams JA, Tong L, Osinski K, Luo J. Socioeconomic Determinants of Tertiary Rhinology Care Utilization. OTO Open. 2021 Apr-Jun;5(2):2473974X211009830. PMCID: PMC8053774
43. Alarifi M, Patrick T, Jabour A, Wu M, Luo J. Designing a Consumer-Friendly Radiology Report using a Patient-Centered Approach. J Digit Imaging. 2021 06;34(3):705-716. PMCID: PMC8329124
44. Alarifi M, Patrick T, Jabour A, Wu M, Luo J. Understanding patient needs and gaps in radiology reports through online discussion forum analysis. Insights Imaging. 2021 Apr 19;12(1):50. PMCID: PMC8055745
45. Luo J, Tong L, Crotty BH, Somai M, Taylor B, Osinski K, George B. Telemedicine Adoption during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Gaps and Inequalities. Appl Clin Inform. 2021 08;12(4):836-844. PMCID: PMC8426040
46. Alanazi EM, Abdou A, Luo J. Predicting Risk of Stroke From Lab Tests Using Machine Learning Algorithms: Development and Evaluation of Prediction Models. JMIR Form Res. 2021 Dec 02;5(12):e23440. PMCID: PMC8686476
47. Thomas A, Flanary V, Friedland DR, Adams JA, Tong L, Osinski K, Luo J. The impact of social determinants of health and clinical comorbidities on post-tympanotomy tube otorrhea. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2022 Jan;152:110986.
48. White SW, Bock JM, Blumin JH, Friedland DR, Adams JA, Tong L, Osinski K, Luo J. Analysis of socioeconomic factors in laryngology clinic utilization for treatment of dysphonia. Laryngoscope Investig Otolaryngol. 2022 Feb;7(1):202-209. PMCID: PMC8823153