Ian Brooks

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Research Scientist

PhD, Bryn Mawr College

(217) 333-6080
ianb [at] illinois.edu

Curriculum Vitae   

Research Focus

Public and global health informatics, epidemiology, cyberinfrastructure, data analytics, and One Health.


Other Professional Appointments

Director of Health Sciences, National Center for Supercomputing Applications
Faculty Affiliate, The Center for Health, Aging, and Disability
Faculty Affiliate, Center for African Studies

Research Projects

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INDICATOR: An Information System for Monitoring the Health of a Community

INDICATOR is a novel information system for collecting, integrating, and analyzing data from multiple sources to provide public health decision makers real-time data on the health of their community. Data comes from sources as varied as emergency department visits, school attendance, veterinary clinics, and social media postings and together have been used to change public policy in outbreak events.

Funding for this project was provided by the Carle Foundation, Centers for Disease...


Selected Publications, Papers, and Presentations


Related Topics

Data Analytics, Science Processes, Social Informatics