Omolola Ogunyemi, PhD
Title Associate Professor
Institution Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science
Department Preventive and Social Medicine
School College of Medicine
Address 1731 E. 120th Street,2nd Floor, LSRNE Building
Telephone (323) 249-5732
Fax (323) 249-5726
Email
Awards and Honors
1991 New York City Transit Authority: Internship award: “Outstanding Achievement & Exceptional Performance.”
1997 American Medical Informatics Association Fall Symposium: Nominated for a Best Paper award.
1998 AT&T Research: Second place winner, Ph.D. division, student poster competition.
2003 National Library of Medicine: Member, Biomedical Library and Informatics Review Committee (2003-2007).
2005 American Medical Informatics Association Fall Symposium: Nominated for a Distinguished Paper award.
2010 National Library of Medicine: Member, Literature Selection and Technical Review Committee (2010-2014).
2011 American Medical Informatics Association Fall Symposium: Nominated for a Diana Forsythe award.
2013 National Library of Medicine: Chair, Literature Selection and Technical Review Committee (2013-2014).
Overview
Lola Ogunyemi is a computer scientist and biomedical informatics researcher. Her research interests include computerized medical decision support, reasoning under uncertainty, 3D graphics and visualization, and machine learning. Her current research focuses on developing and evaluating novel computerized decision support systems for different biomedical domains, including trauma, breast cancer, diabetes, depression, chronic kidney disease, and HIV. She has been principal investigator on a National Library of Medicine-funded R01 study of computerized decision support for penetrating trauma, and on a National Cancer Institute-funded R03 study of individualized breast cancer risk prediction using Bayesian networks. She is currently Director of Charles Drew University's Center for Biomedical Informatics and a co-chair of the UCLA CTSI's biomedical informatics program. She is also an Associate Adjunct Professor of Radiological Sciences in the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA with the Medical Imaging Informatics group.

Dr. Ogunyemi holds an undergraduate degree in Computer Science from Barnard College, Columbia University and an M.S.E, and Ph.D. in Computer and Information Science from the University of Pennsylvania. Before moving to Charles Drew University to become the Director of the Center for Biomedical Informatics, Dr. Ogunyemi was a biomedical informatics faculty member in the Department of Radiology at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School from 1999 until 2007. She was also a member of the affiliated faculty in the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology from 2003 until 2007. She served as a faculty member in the Boston-area National Library of Medicine-funded biomedical informatics fellowship training program (1999-2007). She has taught graduate level biomedical informatics courses in the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, at UCLA, and short courses on informatics at the University of Natal (now KwaZulu-Natal), Durban, South Africa. She served as an editorial board member of the journal Computers in Biology and Medicine from 2007 until 2013. She served on the National Library of Medicine's Biomedical Library and Informatics Review Committee study section from 2003-2007 and on the National Library of Medicine's Literature Selection and Technical Review Committee from 2010-2014 as a member and as chair (2013-2014). She is currently an editorial board member for the Journal of Biomedical Informatics (2015 - 2022) and a member of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's Health Information Technology Research study section (2016 - 2019).
Education & Training
Teaching
CDU MBS 520, Principles of Biomedical Informatics, Thursdays 6 - 8 p.m., Fall 2016, Fall 2017, Fall 2018.

NIH Awarded Grants
Publications
1. Ogunyemi OI, Gandhi M, Tayek C. Predictive Models for Diabetic Retinopathy from Non-Image Teleretinal Screening Data. AMIA Jt Summits Transl Sci Proc. 2019; 2019:472-477.
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2. George SM, Hayes EM, Fish A, Daskivich LP, Ogunyemi OI. Understanding the Knowledge Gap Experienced by U.S. Safety Net Patients in Teleretinal Screening. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2016; 2016:590-599.
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3. Ogunyemi O, Kermah D. Machine Learning Approaches for Detecting Diabetic Retinopathy from Clinical and Public Health Records. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2015; 2015:983-90.
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4. Ogunyemi O, George S, Patty L, Teklehaimanot S, Baker R. Teleretinal screening for diabetic retinopathy in six los angeles urban safety-net clinics: final study results. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2013; 2013:1082-8.
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5. Ogunyemi OI, Meeker D, Kim HE, Ashish N, Farzaneh S, Boxwala A. Identifying appropriate reference data models for comparative effectiveness research (CER) studies based on data from clinical information systems. Med Care. 2013 Aug; 51(8 Suppl 3):S45-52.
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6. Ogunyemi O, Moran E, Patty Daskivich L, George S, Teklehaimanot S, Ilapakurthi R, Lopez K, Norris K. Autonomy versus automation: perceptions of nonmydriatic camera choice for teleretinal screening in an urban safety net clinic. Telemed J E Health. 2013 Aug; 19(8):591-6.
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7. Ogunyemi O, Teklehaimanot S, Patty L, Moran E, George S. Evaluating predictive modeling's potential to improve teleretinal screening participation in urban safety net clinics. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2013; 192:162-5.
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8. George S, Moran E, Fish A, Ogunyemi L. Understanding the digital divide in the clinical setting: the technology knowledge gap experienced by US safety net patients during teleretinal screening. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2013; 192:946.
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9. George S, Hindman D, Ani C, Ogunyemi O, Mukherjee S, Ilapakurthi R, Verma M, Baker R, Dayrit M. Building Community Capacity: Skills and Principles. Rosemary M Caron and Joav Merrick, eds. Nova Science, New York. Development of a Clinical Information System in an Underserved Community Clinic: A Community Partnered Participatory Research Approach (CPPR). 2012.
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10. Fish A, George S, Terrien E, Eccles A, Baker R, Ogunyemi O. Workflow concerns and workarounds of readers in an urban safety net teleretinal screening study. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2011; 2011:417-26.
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11. Ogunyemi O, Terrien E, Eccles A, Patty L, George S, Fish A, Teklehaimanot S, Ilapakurthi R, Aimiuwu O, Baker R. Teleretinal screening for diabetic retinopathy in six Los Angeles urban safety-net clinics: initial findings. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2011; 2011:1027-35.
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12. Martins D, Ani C, Pan D, Ogunyemi O, Norris K. Renal dysfunction, metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular disease mortality. J Nutr Metab. 2010; 2010.
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13. Ogunyemi O, Mukherjee S, Ani C, Hindman D, George S, Ilapakurthi R, Verma M, Dayrit M. CEDRIC: a computerized chronic disease management system for urban, safety net clinics. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2010; 160(Pt 1):208-12.
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14. Ahmed BA, Matheny ME, Rice PL, Clarke JR, Ogunyemi OI. A comparison of methods for assessing penetrating trauma on retrospective multi-center data. J Biomed Inform. 2009 Apr; 42(2):308-16.
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15. Chun J, Schnabel F, Ogunyemi O. Assessing a Bayesian risk prediction model in a high-risk breast cancer population. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2007; 913.
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16. Ogunyemi O. Methods for reasoning from geometry about anatomic structures injured by penetrating trauma. J Biomed Inform. 2006 Aug; 39(4):389-400.
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17. Matheny ME, Ogunyemi OI, Rice PL, Clarke JR. Evaluating the discriminatory power of a computer-based system for assessing penetrating trauma on retrospective multi-center data. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2005; 500-4.
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18. Wang D, Peleg M, Tu SW, Boxwala AA, Ogunyemi O, Zeng Q, Greenes RA, Patel VL, Shortliffe EH. Design and implementation of the GLIF3 guideline execution engine. J Biomed Inform. 2004 Oct; 37(5):305-18.
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19. Boxwala AA, Peleg M, Tu S, Ogunyemi O, Zeng QT, Wang D, Patel VL, Greenes RA, Shortliffe EH. GLIF3: a representation format for sharable computer-interpretable clinical practice guidelines. J Biomed Inform. 2004 Jun; 37(3):147-61.
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20. Sordo M, Boxwala AA, Ogunyemi O, Greenes RA. Description and status update on GELLO: a proposed standardized object-oriented expression language for clinical decision support. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2004; 107(Pt 1):164-8.
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21. Peleg M, Boxwala AA, Tu S, Zeng Q, Ogunyemi O, Wang D, Patel VL, Greenes RA, Shortliffe EH. The InterMed approach to sharable computer-interpretable guidelines: a review. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2004 Jan-Feb; 11(1):1-10.
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22. Sordo M, Ogunyemi O, Boxwala AA, Greenes RA. GELLO: an object-oriented query and expression language for clinical decision support. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2003; 1012.
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23. Ogunyemi OI, Clarke JR, Ash N, Webber BL. Combining geometric and probabilistic reasoning for computer-based penetrating-trauma assessment. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2002 May-Jun; 9(3):273-82.
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24. Boxwala AA, Tu S, Peleg M, Zeng Q, Ogunyemi O, Greenes RA, Shortliffe EH, Patel VL. Toward a representation format for sharable clinical guidelines. J Biomed Inform. 2001 Jun; 34(3):157-69.
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25. Ash N, Ogunyemi O, Zeng Q, Ohno-Machado L. Finding appropriate clinical trials: evaluating encoded eligibility criteria with incomplete data. Proc AMIA Symp. 2001; 27-31.
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26. Peleg M, Ogunyemi O, Tu S, Boxwala AA, Zeng Q, Greenes RA, Shortliffe EH. Using features of Arden Syntax with object-oriented medical data models for guideline modeling. Proc AMIA Symp. 2001; 523-7.
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27. Ogunyemi O, Clarke JR, Webber B, Badler N. TraumaSCAN: assessing penetrating trauma with geometric and probabilistic reasoning. Proc AMIA Symp. 2000; 620-4.
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28. Peleg M, Boxwala AA, Ogunyemi O, Zeng Q, Tu S, Lacson R, Bernstam E, Ash N, Mork P, Ohno-Machado L, Shortliffe EH, Greenes RA. GLIF3: the evolution of a guideline representation format. Proc AMIA Symp. 2000; 645-9.
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29. Ogunyemi O, Webber B, and Clarke JR. . In Proceedings Thirteenth Annual IEEE Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems; Houston, TX. Using Bayesian Networks for Diagnostic Reasoning in Penetrating Trauma Assessment. 2000; 115-120.
 
30. Ogunyemi O, Webber B, and Clarke JR. . In Proceedings Eleventh Annual IEEE Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems; Lubbock, TX. Probabilistically predicting penetrating injury for decision support. 1998; 44-98.
 
31. Ogunyemi O, Webber B, Clarke JR. Probabilistic predictions of penetrating injury to anatomic structures. Proc AMIA Annu Fall Symp. 1997; 714-8.
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32. Chi DM, Kokkevis E, Ogunyemi O, Bindiganavale R, Hollick MJ, Clarke JR, Webber BL, Badler NI. Simulated casualties and medics for emergency training. Stud Health Technol Inform. 1997; 39:486-94.
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33. Ogunyemi O, Kaye J, Webber B, Clarke JR. Generating penetration path hypotheses for decision support in multiple trauma. Proc Annu Symp Comput Appl Med Care. 1995; 42-6.
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34. Badler N, Webber B., Clarke JR, Chi D, Hollick M, Foster N, Kokkevis E, Metaxas D, Ogunyemi O, Kaye J, Bindiganavale R. Military Telemedicine On-Line Today. Research, Practice and Opportunities. IEEE Computer Society Press. Medisim: Simulated medical corpsmen and casualties for medical forces planning and training. 1995.
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