Research Topics: 
Communication, Generalizability, Recruitment, Data Quality, Learning Health System, Text Mining, Knowledge Representation, Team Science, Evaluation


Communication Analysis and Dialogue Support  (Back to Top)  

Hruby GW, Rasmussen LV, Hanauer D, Patel V, Cimino JJ, Weng C,
A Multi-Site Cognitive Task Analysis for Biomedical Query Mediation,
International Journal of Medical Informatics, 2016, in press.

Hruby GW, Hoxha J, Chandar P, Mendonca E, Hanauer D, Weng C,
A Data-driven Concept Schema for Defining Clinical Research Data Needs,
International Journal of Medical Informatics, 2016 Jul;91:1-9. PMID: 27185504 [PDF]

Hruby GW, Matsoukas K, Cimino JJ, Weng C,
Facilitating Biomedical Researchers’ Interrogation of Electronic Health Records Data: Ideas from Outside of Biomedical Informatics,
J Biomed Inform, 2016 Mar 10. pii: S1532-0464(16)00044-7. Volume 60, April 2016, Pages 376–384. PMID: 26972838. [PDF]

Hoxha J, Weng C,
Leveraging Dialog Systems Research to Assist Biomedical Researchers’ Interrogation of Big Clinical Data,
J Biomed Inform, 2016, in press. [PDF]

Hoxha J, Chandar P, He Z, Hanauer D, Cimino JJ, Weng C,
DREAM: Classification Scheme for Dialog Acts in Clinical Research Query Mediation,
J Biomed Inform, 2016 Feb;59:89-101. PMID: 26657707

Hanauer DA*, Hruby GW*, Fort D, Rasmussen L, Mendonça EA, Weng C,
What Is Asked in Clinical Data Request Forms? A Multi-site Thematic Analysis of Forms Towards Better Data Access Support,
Proc of AMIA 2014 Fall Symp, Nov 15-19, 2014, Washington DC, 616-625. (*: equal-contribution first author) (Nominee for Distinguished Paper)

Hruby GW, Cimino JJ, Patel V, Weng C,
Toward a Cognitive Task Analysis for Biomedical Query Mediation,
2014 AMIA Joint Summits on Translational Science, in press.

Hruby GW, Boland MR, Cimino JJ, Gao J, Wilcox AB, Hirschberg J, Weng C,
Characterization of the Biomedical Query Mediation Process,
Proc of AMIA 2013 Clinical Research Informatics Summit, 18-22 March 2013, San Francisco, CA, 89-93. (Finalist to Distinguished Paper of 2013 AMIA Clinical Research Informatics Summit).

Clinical Trial Bias and Generalizability  (Back to Top)  

Sen A, Ryan P, Goldstein A, Chakrabarti S, Wang S, Koski E, Weng C,
Correlating Eligibility Criteria Generalizability and Adverse Events Using Big Data for Patients and Clinical Trials,
Annals of New York Academy of Sciences, in press.  PDF

Sen A, Goldstein A, Chakrabarti S, Wang S, Ryan P, Weng C,
GIST 2.0: A Scalable Multi-trait Metric for Quantifying Population Representativeness of Individual Clinical Studies,
J Biomed Inform, 2016, in press. PDF

He Z, Ryan P, Hoxha J, Wang S, Carini S, Sim I, Weng C,
Multivariate analysis of the population representativeness of related clinical studies,
J Biomed Inform, 2016 Jan 25. pii: S1532-0464(16)00008-3.  PMID: 26820188

Weng C,
Optimizing Clinical Research Participant Selection with Informatics,
Trends in Pharmacological Sciences 36 (2015), Cell Press, pp. 706-709. PDF

Ma H, Weng C,
Prediction of Black Box Warning by Mining Patterns of Convergent Focus Shift in Clinical Trial Study Populations Using Linked Public Data,
J Biomed Inform, 2016 Feb 3. pii: S1532-0464(16)00016-2. PMID: 26851401  Dataset & Algorithm in GitHub

Ma H, Weng C,
Identification of Questionable Exclusion Criteria in Mental Disorder Clinical Trials Using a Medical Encyclopedia,
2016 Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing, in press. (Travel Awardee)

He Z, Chandar P, Ryan PB, Weng C,
Simulation-based Evaluation of the Generalizability Index for Study Traits,
AMIA Annu Fall Symp, 2015, in press. PDF (Distinguished Paper Award)

He Z, Wang S, Borhanian E, Weng C,
Assessing the Collective Population Representativeness of Related Type 2 Diabetes Trials by Combining Multiple Public Data Resources,
Proc of MedInfo’2015, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 19-23 August, accepted. PDF

He Z, Carini S, Sim I, Weng C,
Visual Aggregate Analysis of Eligibility Features in Clinical Trials,
Journal of Biomedical Informatics, 2015 Jan 20. pii: S1532-0464(15)00007-6. PMID: 25615940  PDF

He Z, Carini S, Hao T, Sim I, Weng C,
A Method for Analyzing Commonalities in Clinical Trial Target Populations,
Proc of AMIA 2014 Fall Symp, Nov 15-19, 2014, Washington DC, 1777-1786. PMID: 25954450

Weng C, Li Y, Ryan P, Zhang Y, Gao J, Liu F, Bigger JT, Hripcsak G,
A Distribution-based Method for Assessing The Differences between Clinical Trial Target Populations and Patient Populations in Electronic Health Records,
Applied Clinical Informatics, Vol. 5: Issue 2 2014, 463-479. PMID: 25024761 PDF

Yaman A, Chakrabarti S, Sen A, Weng C,
How Have Cancer Clinical Trial Eligibility Criteria Evolved Over Time?
Proc of 2016 AMIA Joint Summits, San Francisco, CA, March 2016, in press. PDF

Weng C
, Yaman A, Lin K, He Z,
Trend and Network Analysis of Common Eligibility Features for Cancer Trials in ClinicalTrials.gov,
Smart Health Lecture Notes in Computer Science Volume 8549, 2014, pp 130-141

* Hao T, Rusanov A, Boland MR, Weng C,
Clustering Clinical Trials with Similar Eligibility Criteria Features,
J Biomed Inform, 2014 Feb 1. pii: S1532-0464(14)00011-2. PMID: 24496068

EHR Data Quality Issues for Secondary Use for Research  (Back to Top)  

Kahn MG, Callahan TJ, Barnard JG, Bauck A, Brown JS, Estiri H, Görg C, Holve E, Johnson SG, Liaw ST, Lopez MH, Meeker D, Ong TC, Ryan PB, Shang N, Weiskopf NG, Weng C, Zozus MN, Schilling LM,
A Harmonized Data Quality Assessment Framework for the Secondary Use of Electronic Health Record Data,
eGEMS, 2016, in press.

McKillop M, Polubriaginof F, Weng C,
Examination of Temporal ICD Coding Bias Related to Acute Diseases,
AMIA 2015 Fall Symp, in press.

Rusanov A, Weiskopf NG, Wang S, Weng C,
Hidden in plain sight: bias towards sick patients when sampling patients with sufficient electronic health record data for research,
BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making, 2014, PDF [link]. Best Paper Selection for Clinical Research Informatics, IMIA Year Book 2015, Synopsis, Link)

* Weiskopf NG, Bakken S, Weng C,
Are EHR Data Suitable for Secondary Use? Researcher Views.
2014 AMIA Joint Summits on Translational Science, in press.

Fort D, Weng C, Bakken S, Wilcox AB,
Considerations for Using Research Data to Verify Clinical Data Accuracy,
2014 AMIA Joint Summits on Translational Science, in press.(Student Paper Competition Finalist)

* Weiskopf NG, Rusanov A, Weng C,
Sick Patients Have More Data: The Non-Random Completeness of Electronic Health Records
Proc of AMIA 2013 Fall Symp, 1472-7, November 2013.

* Weiskopf NG, Hripcsak G, Sushmita S, Weng C,
Defining and measuring completeness for electronic health records for secondary use.
J Biomed Inform, 2013, Jun 29. doi:pii: S1532-0464(13)00085-3. 10.1016/j.jbi.2013.06.010. [Epub ahead of print]. (Best Talk for Day 2 of the 2013 NLM Informatics Training Conference ) (PMID: 23820016)

* Weiskopf NG, Weng C,
Methods and Dimensions of EHR Data Quality Assessment: Enabling Reuse for Clinical Research,
J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2013 Jan 1;20(1):144-51, PMID: 22733976

* Botsisa T, Hartvigsena G, Chen F, Weng C,
Secondary Use of EHR: Data Quality Issues and Informatics Opportunities,
Proc of Clinical Research Informatics Summit 2010, 1-5. PMID: 21347133.

* Carlo L, Chase H, Weng C,
Aligning Structured and Unstructured Medical Problems Using UMLS,
Proc of AMIA 2010 Fall Symposium, 91-95. PMID: 21346947

* Li, L, Chase H, Patel C, Friedman C, and Weng C.
Comparing ICD9-Encoded Diagnoses and NLP-Processed Discharge Summaries for Clinical Trials Pre-Screening: A Case Study.
Proc of 2008 AMIA Fall Symposium . 2008. 404-408. PMID: 18999285

Using EHRs for Research  (Back to Top)  

Rusanov A, Prado P, Weng C,
Unsupervised Time-Series Clustering Over Lab Data for Automatic Identification of Uncontrolled Diabetes,
IEEE International Conference on Healthcare Informatics 2016 (ICHI 2016), Chicago, October 4-7, 2016, in press.

Wang Y, Wu P, Liu Y, Weng C, Zeng D,
Learning Optimal Individualized Treatment Rules from Electronic Health Record Data,
IEEE International Conference on Healthcare Informatics 2016 (ICHI 2016), Chicago, October 4-7, 2016, in press.

Hassid BG, Lucas AL, Salomao M, Weng C, Liu F, Khanna LG, Kumar S, Hwang C, Chabot JA, Frucht H,
Absence of Pancreatic Intraepithelial Neoplasia (PanIN) Predicts Poor Survival Following Resection of Pancreatic Cancer,
Pancreas, accepted on March 20, 2014.

Vawdrey DK, Weng C, Herion D, Cimino JJ,
Enhancing EHRs to Support Clinical Research,
2014 AMIA Joint Summits on Translational Science, in press.

Overby CL, Kohane I, Williams MS, Starren JB, Bottinger E, Gottesman O, Denny JC, Weng C, Tarczy-Hornoch P, Hripcsak G.
Opportunities for Genomic Clinical Decision Support Interventions,
Special Issue on EHR integration of Genetics in Medicine, in press.  PMID: 24051479

* Overby CL, Pathak J, Haerian K, Perotte A, Murphy S, Bruce K, Johnson S, Talwalker J, Chute C, Kullo I, Friedman C, Shen Y, Gottesman O, Ellis S, Bottinger E, Hripcsak G, Weng C,
A collaborative approach to develop an electronic health record phenotyping algorithm for drug-induced liver injury,
J Am Med Inform Assoc, 2013, in press. PMID: 23837993

Weng C, Li Y, Berhe S, Boland MR, Gao J, Hruby GW, Steinman RC, Lopez-Jimenez C, Busacca L, Hripcsak G, Bakken S, Bigger JT,
An Integrated Model for Patient Care and Clinical Trials (IMPACT) to Support Clinical Research Visit Scheduling Workflow for Future Learning Health Systems,
J Biomed Inform, 2013 May 16. PMID: 23684593.

Weng C, Appelbaum P, Hripcsak G, Kronish I, Busacca L, Davidson KW, Bigger JT,
Using EHRs to Integrate Research with Patient Care: Promises and Challenges,
J Am Med Inform Assoc, 2012, Sep 1;19(5):684-7, PMID: 22542813

* Boland MR, Hripcsak G, Albers DJ, Wei Y, Wilcox AB, Wei J, Li J, Lin S, Breene M, Myers R, Zimmerman J, Papapanou P, Weng C,
Discovering Medical Conditions Associated with Periodontitis Using Linked Electronic Health Records,
J of Clin Periodontol, 2013, 2013 May; 40 (5): 474-82. PMID: 23495669.

Quincy MM, Weng C, Shafer SL, Smiley RM, Flood PD, Mirza FG,
Impact of Cervical Effacement and Fetal Station on Progress during the First Stage of Labor: A Biexponential Model.
Am J Perinatol. 2013 Dec 11. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 24338118

* Hruby GW, Bakken S, Mickiernan J, Weng C,
A Centralized Research Data Repository Enhances Retrospective Outcomes Research Capacity: A Case Report,
J Am Med Inform Assoc, 2013, May 1;20(3):563-7. PMID: 23322812.

Miller R, Smiley R, Daniel D, Weng C, Emala C, Blouin J, Flood P.
Beta-2 adrenoceptor genotype and progress in term and late preterm active labor.
Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2011. Aug; 205(2):137.e1-7. PMID: 21600547

* Zhao D, Weng C,
Combining PubMed Knowledge and EHR data to Develop a Weighted Bayesian Network for Pancreatic Cancer Prediction.
J Biomed Inform. 2011 (44): 859-868. PMID: 21642013

* Botsis T, Anagnostou V, Hartvigsen G, Hripcsak G, Weng C,
Developing a multivariable prognostic model for pancreatic endocrine tumors using the clinical data warehouse resources of a single institution,
Applied Clinical Informatics, 2010, 38-49. PMID: 21552466

* Botsis T, Anagnostou VK, Hartvigsen G, Hripcsak G, Weng C,
Modeling prognostic factors in resectable pancreatic adenocarcinomas,
Cancer Informatics, 2009:7,281-291. PMID: 20508721

Zhang J, Weng C, Niyogi P,
Graphical Analysis of Population Structure on Rheumatoid Arthritis Data,
BMC Proceedings. 2009 Dec 15;3 Suppl 7:S110. PMID: 20017975

Liu F, Weng C, Yu H,
Natural Language Processing, Electronic Health Records, and Clinical Research,
In: Richesson RL, Andrews JE, Editors. Clinical Research Informatics. , 428 pages, Springer; 2012 edition (February 12, 2012), ISBN-10: 1848824475, ISBN-13: 978-1848824478. 

Text Mining and Knowledge Representation for Clinical Trial Eligibility Criteria (Back to Top)  

Hoxha J, Jiang G, Weng C,
Automated Learning of Domain Taxonomies from Text using Background Knowledge,
J Biomed Inform, 2016, in press.

Hao T, Liu H, Weng C,
Valx: A System for Extracting and Structuring Numeric Comparison Statements from Text,
Methods of Information in Medicine, 2016, in press. [PDF]

Hao T, Weng C,
Adaptive Semantic Tag Mining from Heterogeneous Clinical Research Texts,
Methods of Information in Medicine, 2015, in press.

Weng C, Payne P, Velez M, Johnson SB, Bakken S,
Towards Symbiosis in Knowledge Representation and Natural Language Processing for Structuring Clinical Practice Guidelines,
Stud Health Technol Inform. 2014;201:461-9. PMID: 24943582

Weng C,

Temporal Knowledge Acquisition from Clinical Research Documents for Community-based Clinical Research Data Standards Development,
2014 AMIA Joint Summits on Translational Science, podium presentation, in press.

* Miotto R, Weng C,
Unsupervised Mining of Frequent Tags for Efficient Clinical Eligibility Text Indexing,
J Biomed Inform, 2013, in press. PMID: 24036004

* Miotto R, Jiang S, Weng C,
eTACTS: A Method for Dynamically Filtering Clinical Trial Search Results,
J Biomed Inform, 2013, in press. PMID: 23916863  (Open access PDF and eTACTS system)

* Boland MR, Miotto R, Weng C,
A Method for Probing Disease Relatedness Using Common Clinical Eligibility Criteria,
Stud Health Technol Inform. 2013;192:481-5. PMID: 23920601

* Hao T, Rusanov A, Weng C,
Extracting and Normalizing Temporal Expressions in Clinical Data Requests from Researchers,
International Health Informatics Conference, Beijing, China, 3-4 August 2013, 41-51. (online link)

* Boland MR, Miotto R, Gao J, Weng C,
Feasibility of Feature-based Indexing, Clustering, and Search of Clinical Trials on ClinicalTrials.gov: A Case Study of Breast Cancer Trials
,
Methods of Information in Medicine,
2013 May 13;52(4). PMID: 23666475.

* 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. PMID: 22846169

Weng C, Wu X, Luo Z, Boland M, Theodoratos D, Johnson SB,
EliXR: An Approach to Eligibility Criteria Extraction and Representation.
J Am Med Inform Assoc, 2011: 18: i116-i124. PMID: 21807647 (Distinguished Paper of 2011 AMIA Clinical Research Informatics Summit).

* Luo Z, Yetisgen-Yildiz M, Weng C,
Dynamic Categorization of Clinical Research Eligibility Criteria by Hierarchical Clustering,
J Biomed Inform, 2011 (44): 927-935. PMID: 21689783

* Luo Z, SB Johnson, AM Lai, Weng C,
Extracting Temporal Constraints from Clinical Research Eligibility Criteria Using Conditional Random Fields,
Proc of 2011 AMIA Fall Symposium, 843-847. PMID: 22195142 (Student Paper Competition Finalist)

* Boland MR, Tu SW, Carini S, Sim I, Weng C,
ELIXR-TIME: A Temporal Knowledge Representation for Clinical Research Eligibility Criteria,
Proc of 2012 AMIA Clinical Research Informatics Summit, 71-80, San Francisco, CA, 2012.  PMID: 22779055

Weng C, Tu SW, Sim I, Richesson R,
Formal Representations of Eligibility Criteria: A Literature Review,
J Biomed Inform: 43(2010), 451-467. PMID: 20034594

* Luo Z, Johnson SB, Weng C,
Semi-Automatic Induction of Semantic Classes from Free-Text Clinical Research Eligibility Criteria Using UMLS,
Proc of AMIA 2010 Fall Symp, 487-491. PMID: 21347026

* Luo Z, Duffy R, Johnson SB, Weng C,
Corpus-based approach to create a semantic lexicon for clinical research eligibility criteria using UMLS,
Proc of AMIA Clinical Research Informatics Summit 2010, 26-30. PMID: 21347142

Informatics for Clinical Trials Recruitment  (Back to Top)

Paulson M, Weng C,
Desiderata for Major Eligibility Criteria in Breast Cancer Trials,
AMIA 2015 Fall Symp, in press.

Kang T, Elhadad N, Weng C,
Initial Readability Assessment of Clinical Trial Eligibility Criteria,
AMIA 2015 Fall Symp, in press. AMIA 2015 Fall Symp, in press.

Miotto R, Weng C,
Case-based Reasoning Using Electronic Health Records Identifies Eligible Patients for Clinical Trials,
Journal of American Medical Informatics Association, 2015, in press. PMID: 25769682

* Jiang SY, Weng C,
Cross-System Evaluation of Clinical Trial Search Engines,
2014 AMIA Joint Summits on Translational Science, in press.

Miotto R, Jiang S, Weng C,
eTACTS: A Method for Dynamically Filtering Clinical Trial Search Results,
J Biomed Inform, 2013 Dec;46(6):1060-7. PMID: 23916863

Weng C, Batres C, Borda T, Weiskopf NG, Wilcox AB, Bigger JT, Davidson K,
A Real-Time Screening Alert Improves Clinical Trial Recruitment Efficiency,
Proc of 2011 AMIA Fall Symp., 1489-93. PMID: 22195213

Weng C, Bigger JT, Busacca L, A Wilcox, A Getaneh,
Comparing the Effectiveness of a Clinical Data Warehouse and a Clinical Registry for Supporting Clinical Trial Recruitment: A Case Study.
Proc of AMIA 2010 Fall Symposium, 867-71. PMID: 21347102

Thadani S, Weng C*, Bigger JT, Ennever J, Wajngurt D,
Electronic Screening Improves Efficiency of Clinical Trials Recruitment,
J Am Med Inform Assoc, 2009, 16(6), 869-873. PMID: 19717797 (*: corresponding author)

Wilcox AB, Natarajan K, Weng C,
Using Personal Health Records for Automated Clinical Trials Recruitment: the ePaIRing Model,
Proc of AMIA Translational Bioinformatics Summit 2009, San Francisco March 15-17, 2009, 136-140. PMID: 21347187

Weng C, Embi P,
Informatics Support for Clinical Trial Recruitment,
In: Richesson RL, Andrews JE, Editors. Clinical Research Informatics, 428 pages, Springer; 2012 edition (February 12, 2012), ISBN-10: 1848824475, ISBN-13: 978-1848824478.

Semantic Processing and Knowledge Representation  (Back to Top)

Gordan C, Weng C,
Combining Expert Knowledge and Knowledge Automatically Acquired from Electronic Data Sources for Continued Ontology Evaluation and Improvement
J Biomed Inform, 2015 Jul 23. pii: S1532-0464(15)00154-9. PMID: 26212414. PDF

Weng C, Payne P, Velez M, Johnson SB, Bakken S,
Towards Symbiosis in Knowledge Representation and Natural Language Processing for Structuring Clinical Practice Guidelines,
Stud Health Technol Inform. 2014;201:461-9. PMID: 24943582

* Gordon CL, Pouch S, Cowell LG, Boland MR, Platt HL, Goldfain A, Weng C,
Design and Evaluation of a Bacterial Clinical Infectious Diseases Ontology,
Proc of AMIA 2013 Fall Symp, student paper, in press, November 2013. (Student Paper Competition Finalist)

* Woo JH, Lai AM, Chung WK, Weng C,
Knowledge-based Similarity Analysis of Risk Predisposition in Personal Genomes: Proof of Concept,
Proc of 2011 AMIA Fall Symposium, 1524-1528. PMID: 22195217 (Student Paper Competition Finalist)

Weng C, Tu SW, Sim I, Richesson R,
Formal Representations of Eligibility Criteria: A Literature Review
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J Biomed Inform: 43(2010), 451-467. PMID: 20034594

Weng C, Kahn MG, Gennari JH,
Temporal Knowledge Representation for Scheduling Tasks in Clinical Trial Protocols.
Proceedings of the American Medical Informatics Association Fall Symposium (AMIA'02). San Antonio TX. Nov. 2002, 879 – 883. PMID: 12463951

Team Sciences  (Back to Top)

Bales ME, Dine DC, Merrill JA, Johnson SB, Bakken S, Weng C,
Associating Co-authorship Patterns with Publications on High-Impact Journals,
J Biomed Inform, 2014, in press.

Johnson SB, Bales ME, Dine DC, Bakken S, Albert PJ, Weng C,
Automatic generation of investigator bibliographies for institutional research networking systems,
J Biomed Inform, accepted on March 19, 2014. PMID: 24694772

Yoon S, Trembowelski S, Steinman RC, Bakken S, Weng C,
Temporal Analysis of the Usage Log of a Research Networking System,
2014 AMIA Joint Summits on Translational Science, in press.

* Boland MR, Trembowelski S, Bakken S, Weng C,
An Initial Log Analysis of Usage Patterns on a Research Networking System,
Clin Transl Sci., 2012, Aug; 5(4):340-7, PMID: 22883612

 Gallagher D, Larson EL, Wang YH, Richards B, Weng C, Hametz P, Begg MD, Chung WK, Boden-Albala B, Akabas SR.
Identifying interdisciplinary research priorities to prevent and treat pediatric obesity in new york city.
Clin Transl Sci. 2010 Aug; 3(4):172-7. PMID: 20718818

Weng C, Gallagher D., Bales M., Bakken S., and Ginsberg H.N.
Understanding Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Collaborations: A Campus-Wide Survey of Obesity Experts.
Proc of 2008 AMIA Fall Symposium. 2008. 798-802. PMID: 18999235

Gennari JH, Weng C, McDonald DW,
Asynchronous Communication among Clinical Researchers: A Study for System Designs,
International Journal of Medical Informatics, 2005, 74(10), 797-807. PMID: 16023408

Weng C,
Why is it hard to support group work in distributed healthcare organizations: empirical knowledge about of the social-technical gap.
Proc of American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) Annual Fall Symposium, Washington DC, US, October 22- 24, 2005, pp804-808. PMID: 16779151

Weng C,
Annotation and Asynchronous Collaborative Writing,
CSCW’04 Doctoral Consortium, November 2004, Chicago, IL, Conference Supplement.

Weng C, Gennari JH,
Asynchronous Collaborative Writing through Annotations,
Proc of ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW’04), Nov. 2004, Chicago, IL, pp 578-81.

McDonald DW, Weng C, Gennari JH,
The Multiple Views of Inter-organizational Authoring,
Proc of ACM Conference on Computer-supported Cooperative Work (CSCW’04), November 2004, Chicago, IL, pp 564-73.

Weng C, Gennari JH, McDonald DW,
A Collaborative Clinical Trial Protocol Writing System,
11th World Congress on Medical Informatics (MedInfo’04), San Francisco, CA. November 2004, pp 1481-6. PMID: 15361061

Gennari JH, Weng C, McDonald DW, Benedetti J, Green S,
An Ethnographic Study of Collaborative Clinical Trial Protocol Writing,
11th World Congress on Medical Informatics (MedInfo’04), San Francisco, CA. November 2004, pp 1461-5. PMID: 15361057

New Design or Evaluation Methodologies  (Back to Top)

Weng C, Boland MR, So Y, Rusanov A, Lopez C, Steinman RC, Busacca L, Bakken S, Bigger JT,
Using Software to Elicit User Needs for Clinical Research Visit Scheduling,
2014 AMIA Joint Summits on Translational Science, in press.

* Boland MR, Rusanov A, So Y, Lopez-Jimenez C, Busacca L, Steinman RC, Bakken S, Bigger JT, Weng C,
From Expert-Derived User Needs to User-Perceived Usability and Usefulness: A Two-Phase Mixed-Methods Evaluation Framework,
J Biomed Inform, 2013, in press. PMID: 24333875

* Boland MR, Hripcsak G, Shen Y, Chung WK, Weng C,
Defining a Comprehensive Verotype Using Electronic Health Records for Personalized Medicine,
J Am Med Inform Assoc special issue on EHR phenotyping, in press. PMID: 24001516
 
* Overby C, Weng C, Haerian K,  Perotte A, Hripcsak G,
Evaluation Considerations for EHR-based Phenotyping Algorithms: A Case Study for Drug Induced Liver Injury,
Proc of AMIA 2013 Translational Bioinformatics Summit, 18-22 March 2013, San Francisco, CA, 130-134. (Finalist to Distinguished Paper of 2013 AMIA Translational Bioinformatics Summit).

Kahn MG, Weng C,
Clinical Research Informatics: A Conceptual Perspective.
J Am Med Inform Assoc, 2012, Jun 1;19(e1):e36-e42, PMID: 22523344

Weng C, Gennari JH, Fridsma DB,
User-centered Semantic Harmonization: A Case Study,
J Biomed Inform, 2007, 40(3), 353-364. PMID: 17452021

Weng C, McDonald DW, Gennari JH,
Participatory Design of a Collaborative Clinical Trial Protocol Writing System.
International Journal of Medical Informatics, 2007, 76S, 245-251. PMID: 16798070

Weng C, Levine B, Mun SK,
Software Architecture and Engineering for Patient Records: Current and Future,
Military Medicine, 2009, 174, 4:1. PMID: 19562959

Zhu X, Fan JW, Borato D, Weng C, Cimino JJ,
A Review of Auditing methods Applied to Controlled Biomedical Terminologies,
J Biomed Inform, 2009, Jun;42(3):413-25. PMID: 19285571

Weng C, Becich M, Fridsma D,
Collective Domain Modeling across Clinical Trials Standards: Needs, Challenges, and Design Implications,
The 2nd International Conference on Information Technology and Communications in Health, Feb 2007, Victoria, Canada.