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Barbara L. Massoudi

Senior Research Health Scientist, Center for the Advancement of Health IT

Barbara L. Massoudi, MPH, PhD, has more than 20 years of experience in health, public health, and informatics and has specialized skills in epidemiology and environmental and occupational health. Her current research interests include documenting and reengineering the business processes of public health, knowledge management, electronic health records, personal health records, health information exchange, updating the National Agenda for Public Health Informatics, and public health informatics training and competencies. She previously led the Impact Analysis of the Health Information Security and Privacy Collaborative for AHRQ, and the Assessment of Variation and Solutions report for the first phase of the project. Dr. Massoudi is adjunct assistant professor of informatics at the Rollins School of Public Health of Emory University and chair of the Public Health Informatics Working Group of the American Medical Informatics Association.


Graduate Certificate in Public Health Informatics, Rollins School of Public Health of Emory University; PhD, Occupational Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh; MS, Public Health in Environmental Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh; BS, Public Health, Southern Connecticut State University.

Latest Publications

Public Health Informatics Innovation and Dissemination through the Beacon Communities
Haque, S., Danoff, D.S., Massoudi, B., Soper, P.J., & Vincent, A. (Oct 2012)
An informatics agenda for public health: summarized recommendations from the 2011 AMIA PHI Conference — Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association
Massoudi, B.L., Goodman, K.W., Gotham, I.J., Holmes, J.H., Lang, L., Miner, K., et al. (Sep 2012)
Self-reported fever and measured temperature in emergency department records used for syndromic surveillance — Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association
Kass-Hout, T.A., Buckeridge, D., Brownstein, J., Xu, Z., McMurray, P., Ishikawa, C.K.T., Gunn, J., & Massoudi, B.L. (Sep 2012)
"Can You See It Now? Good": Usability Testing of a Mobile Health Application
Cook, S., Sembajwe, R., Geisen, E., & Massoudi, B. (May 2011)
A web-based intervention to support increased physical activity among at-risk adults — Journal of Biomedical Informatics
Massoudi, B.L., Olmsted, M.G., Zhang, Y., Carpenter, R.A., Barlow, C.E., & Huber, R. (Oct 2010)
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