Current Research Activities



Publications

  • 2016
    • Braithwaite, S.R., Giraud-Carrier, West, J., Barnes, M., and Hanson, C.L. (2016). Validating Machine Learning Algorithms for Twitter Data Against Established Measures of Suicidality. JMIR Mental Health, 3(2):e21.
    • Fortuna, C., Giraud-Carrier, C. and West, J. (2016). Hand-to-Mouth Motion Tracking in Free-Living Conditions for Improved Weight Control. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Healthcare Informatics, 341-348.
    • Seaman, I. and Giraud-Carrier, C. (2016). Prevalence and Attitudes About Illicit and Prescription Drugs on Twitter. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Healthcare Informatics, 14-17.
  • 2015
    • Chary, M., Genes, N., Giraud-Carrier, C., Hanson, C., Nelson, L., and Manini, A.F. (2015). Estimating nonmedical use of prescription opioids in the United States from social media. Short oral and poster presentation at European Association of Poison Centres and Clinical Toxicologists Annual Congress, Malta. (abstract published in Clinical Toxicology).
  • 2014
    • Hanson, C. L., West, J. H., Thackeray, R., Barnes, M. D., Downey, J. (2014). Understanding and predicting social media use for health information and support among community health center patients. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 16(11), e270.
    • Smiley, S., Nielsen, J., Gurgel, R., Zielinski, B., Wright, B., Wang, A., Auduong, P., Foster, N., Giraud-Carrier, C., and Anderson, J. (2014). Validation of quantitative regional atrophy dementia classification in a large clinical MRI sample. Poster at the Organization for Human Brain Mapping (OHBM) Annual Meeting, #1119.
    • Seeley, M., Clement, M., Giraud-Carrier, C., Snell, Q., Bodily, P., Fujimoto, S., Kauwe, J., Ridge. P.G. (2014) A Structured Approach to Ensemble Learning for Alzheimer’s Disease Prediction. In Proceedings of the Fifth ACM Conference on Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, and Health Informatics, 605-606.
    • Jashinsky, J., Argyle, T., Burton, S., Hanson, C.L., West, J., Giraud-Carrier, C., Barnes, M. (2014). Tracking Suicide Risk Factors through Twitter in the U.S. Crisis: The Journal of Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention, 35(1):50-59.
    • Burton, S.H., Morris, R.G., Giraud-Carrier, C.G., West, J.H. and Thackeray, R. (2014). Mining Useful Association Rules from Questionnaire Data. Intelligent Data Analysis. 18(3):479-494.
  • 2013
    • Thackeray, R., Burton, S.H. , Giraud-Carrier, C., Rollins, S. and Draper, C. (2013). Using Twitter for Breast Cancer Prevention: An Analysis of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. BMC Cancer, 13:508.
    • Hanson, C.L., Cannon, B., Burton, S.H. and Giraud-Carrier, C. (2013). An Exploration of Social Circles and Prescription Drug Abuse through Twitter. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 15(9):e189.
    • Burton, S.H., Tew, C.V., Cueva, S.S., Giraud-Carrier, C.G., Thackeray, R. (2013). Social Moms and Health: A Multi-platform Analysis of Mommy Communities. In Proceedings of the IEEE/ACM Conference on Advances in Social Network Analysis and Mining (ASONAM), 169-174.
    • Teng, C., Canfield, E. (2013) DicomProp: a Software Tool for Searching and Organizing DICOM Images with Native Operating Systems Functionalities in a Non-PACS Environment. Submitted.
    • Hanson, C.L., Burton, S., Giraud-Carrier, C., West, J., Barnes, M., and Hansen, B. (2013). Tweaking and Tweeting: Exploring Twitter for Nonmedical Use of a Psychostimulant Drug (Adderall) Among College Students. Journal of Medical Internet Research. 15(4):e62.
    • Lee, J. and Giraud-Carrier, C. (2013). Results on Mining NHANES Data: A Case Study in Evidence-based Medicine. Computers in Biology and Medicine. 43(5):493-503
    • Neiger, B., Thackeray, R., Burton, S., Giraud-Carrier, C., Fagen, M. (2013). Evaluating Social Media's Capacity to Develop Engaged Audiences in Health Promotion Settings: Use of Twitter Metrics as a Case Study. Health Promotion Practice. 14(2), 157-162.
  • 2012
    • Burton, S.H., Tanner, K.W., Giraud-Carrier, C.G., West, J.H. and Barnes M.D. (2012). "Right Time, Right Place Health" Health Communication on Twitter: Value and Accuracy of Location Information. Journal of Medical Internet Research. 14(6):e156 [PMID: 23154246]
    • Burton, S.H., Tanner, K.W. and Giraud-Carrier, C.G. (2012). Leveraging Social Networks for Anytime-Anyplace Health Information. Network Modeling Analysis in Health Informatics and Bioinformatics. 1(4), 173-181.
    • Hanson, C.L., Barrett, J., West, J., Barnes, M.D. (2012). Protecting public health in a social media world: Policy responses to online threats. Internet Journal of Public Health. 2(1)
    • Neiger, B., Thackeray, R., West, J., Hanson, C.L., Barnes, M. (2012). Use of social media in health promotion: Purposes, key performance indicators and evaluation metrics. Health Promotion Practice. 13(2), 159-164.
    • Huang, M., Hansen, D. Xie, B. (2012) Older Adults' Online Health Information Seeking Behavior. In Proceedings of the iConference 2012.
    • Thackeray, R., Neiger, B. L., Koch Smith, A., Van Wagenen, S. (2012). Adoption and Use of Social Media among State Health Departments. BMC Public Health, 12, 242.
    • Khechoyan, D., School, C., Brigfeld, C.B., Khosla, R.K., Saltzman, B., Teng, C., Ettinger, R., Gruss, J.S., Ellenbogen, R., and Hopper, R.A. (2012) Changes in Frontal Morphology after Single Stage Open Posterior-middle Vault Expansion for Sagittal Craniosynostosis. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 129(2):504-516.
    • West, J.H., Hall, P.C., Prier, K., Hanson, C.L., Giraud-Carrier, C., Neeley, E.S., Barnes, M.D. (2012) Temporal variability of problem drinking on Twitter. Open Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2(1), 43-48.
    • Burton, S., Morris, R., Hansen, J., Dimond, M., Giraud-Carrier, C., West, J. Hanson, C. and Barnes, M. (2012). Public Health Community Mining in YouTube. In Proceedings of the Second ACM International Health Informatics Symposium, 81-90.
    • West, J.H., Hall, P.C., Hanson, C.L., Barnes, M.D., Giraud-Carrier, C. and Barrett, J.S. (2012). There’s An App for That: Content Analysis of Paid Health & Fitness Apps. Journal of Medical Internet Research. 14(3):e72. [PMID: 22584372]
    • Hansen, D., and Johnson, C. (2012). Veiled Viral Marketing: Disseminating Information on Stigmatized Illnesses via Social Networking Sites. In Proceedings of the 2nd ACM SIGHIT International Health Informatics Symposium.
    • Teng, C., Green, C., Johnson, R., Jones, P., and Treasure, C. (2012) Mobile Ultrasound with DICOM and Cloud Connectivity. In Proceedings of IEEE-EMBS International Conference on Biomedical and Health Informatics (BHI).
  • 2011
    • West, J., Barnes, M.D., Hanson, C.L., McIntyre, E., Neiger, B., & Thackeray, R. (2011). Breastfeeding and blogging: Exploring the utility of blogs to promote breastfeeding. American Journal of Health Education. 42(2), 106-115.
    • Hanson, C.L., West, J., Neiger, B., Thackeray, R., Barnes, M.D., & McIntyre, E. (2011). Use and acceptance of social media among health educators. American Journal of Health Education. 42(4), 133-141.
    • Prier, K.W., Smith, M.S., Giraud-Carrier, C. and Hanson, C.L. (2011). Identifying Health-Related Topics in Twitter: An Exploration of Tobacco-Related Tweets as a Test Topic. In Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling and Prediction, 18-25.
    • Rostrom, T. and Teng, C. (2011) Secure Communications for PACS in a Cloud Environment. In Proceedings of 33rd International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC).
    • Harper, T. and Teng, C. (2011) Online Survey System for Image-based Clinical Guideline Studies Using the Delphi Method. In Proceedings of 33rd International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC).
  • 2010
    • Hesse, B. W., Hansen, D., Finholt, T., Munson, S., Kellogg, W., and Thomas, J. C. (2010). Social Participation in Health 2.0. Computer 43, 45-52.
    • Hansen, D., Shneiderman, B., and Smith, M. A. (2010). Analyzing Social Media Networks with NodeXL: Insights from a Connected World. Morgan Kaufmann.
    • West, J., Hall, P.C., Thackeray, R., & Hanson, C.L. (2010). Using social networking sites to support online individual health behavior change projects. Journal of Online Learning and Teaching. 6(3), 686-691.
    • Smith, M. and Giraud-Carrier, C. (2010). Bonding vs. Bridging Social Capital: A Case Study in Twitter. In Proceedings of the Second International Symposium on Social Intelligence and Networking, 385-392.
    • Teng, C., Shapiro, L.G., and Kalet, I.J. (2010) Head and Neck Lymph Node Region Delineation with Image Registration. BioMedical Engineering Online.
    • Teng, C., Mitchell, J., Walker, C., Swan, A., Davila, C., Howard, D., and Needham, T. (2010) A Medical Image Archive Solution in the Cloud. In Proceedings of International Conference on Software Engineering and Service Science (ICSESS).
    • Teng, C., Hopper, R.A., Khechoyan, D., Brown, J., and Hart, A. (2010) Quantitative Assessment of Supraorbital Osseous Bar Stability and Symmetry after Frontal Orbital Advancement for Unilateral Coronal Craniosynostosis. In Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedical Engineering (iCBBE).
  • 2009
    • Giraud-Carrier, C. (2009). Predictive Informatics: What Is Its Place in Healthcare? Roundtable at the Annual Conference and Exhibition of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS).
    • Giraud-Carrier, C., Pixton, B. and Rocha, R. (2009). Bariatric Surgery Performance: An Observational Study Using Data Mining Techniques. Journal of Intelligent Data Analysis, 15(3):741-754.
    • Teng, C., Richards, R., Amy, R., Coplen, T., Niepraschk, C., Ohene-Opare, A., Smith, M., and Ameh, L. (2009) An Interactive Online Education System for the Supplemental Nutrition Program. Journal of Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics, 7(6):25-29.
    • Teng, C. (2009) Managing DICOM Image Metadata with Desktop Operating Systems Native User Interface. (2009) In Proceedings of the 22nd IEEE International Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems (CBMS).
    • Shaikh, M.T., Teng, C., Archibald, J.K., Sperry, L.R., and Hansen, M.D.H. (2009) Automatic Identification and Tracking of Retraction Fibers in Time-Lapse Microscopy. In Proceedings of the 22nd IEEE International Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems (CBMS).
    • Teng, C., Richards, R., Amy, R., Coplen, T., Niepraschk, C., Ohene-Opare, A., Smith, M., and Ameh, L. (2009) An Interactive Online Education System for the Supplemental Nutrition Program. In Proceeding of the 7th International Conference on Education and Information Systems, Technologies and Applications (EISTA) 2009 1:109-113.
  • 2008
    • Hanson, C.L., Thackeray, R., Barnes, M.D., Neiger, B.L., & McIntyre, E. (2008). Integrating web 2.0 in health education preparation and practice. American Journal of Health Education, 39(3), 157-166.
    • Thackeray, R., Neiger, B.L., Hanson, C.L., & McKenzie, J.F. (2008). Enhancing promotional strategies within social marketing programs: Use of web 2.0 social media. Health Promotion Practice. 9(4), 338-343.
    • Giraud-Carrier, C. (2008). Improving Clinical Research with Predictive Informatics. Poster at the AMIA Clinical Research Informatics Working Group Expo.
    • Teng, C., Shapiro, L.G., Hopper, R.A., and Ver Halen, J. (2008) Pediatric cranial defect surface analysis for craniosynostosis postoperation CT images. In Proceedings of the 5th IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI), 620-623.
  • Older
    • Teng, C., Shapiro, L.G., Kalet, I., Rutter, C., and Nurani, R. (2007) Head and neck cancer patient similarity based on anatomical structural geometry. In Proceedings of the 4th IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI), 1140-1143
    • Teng, C., Shapiro, L.G., and Kalet, I. (2006) Automatic segmentation of neck CT images. In Proceedings of the 19th IEEE International Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems (CBMS), 442-445.
    • Teng, C., Shapiro, L.G., and Kalet, I. (2006) Head and neck lymph node region delineation using a hybrid image registration method. In Proceedings of the 3rd IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI), 462-465
    • Hansen, D. L., Derry, H. A., Resnick, P. J., and Richardson, C. R. (2003). Adolescents Searching for Health Information on the Internet: An Observational Study. Journal of Medical Internet Research 5, e25.
    • Richardson, C. R., Resnick, P. J., Hansen, D. L., Derry, H. A., and Rideout, V. J. (2002). Does pornography-blocking software block access to health information on the Internet? JAMA 288, 2887-2894
    • Teng, C., Austin-Seymour, M., Barker, J., Kalet, I., Shapiro, L.G., and Whipple, M. (2002) Head and Neck Lymph Node Region Delineation 3-D CT Image Registration. In Proceedings of the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) Fall Symposium, 767-771.
    • Langford, T., Giraud-Carrier, C. and Magee, J. (2001). Detection of Infectious Outbreaks in Hospitals through Incremental Clustering. In Proceedings of the 8th European Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Medicine (AIME'01), LNAI 2101, 30-39.
    • Bogacz, R., Brown, M.W. and Giraud-Carrier, C. (2001). Model of Familiarity Discrimination in the Perirhinal Cortex. Journal of Computational Neuroscience, 10:5-23.
    • Kennedy, C.J., Giraud-Carrier , C. and Bristol, D.W. (1999). Predicting Chemical Carcinogenesis Using Structural Information Only. In Proceedings of the 3rd European Conference on Principles of Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery (PKDD'99), 360-365.