Peer Reviewed and Accepted Paper and Platform Presentations


Peer Reviewed Papers:

  1. Tucker, Josh S; Miller, Matthew W; Weinstein, Harris; Hoyt, Richard; Eckrich, Daniel; Burrows, Evanette K; Soucek, Victoria; Razzaghi, Hanieh; Utidjian, Levon H; Bailey, Charles C. “Design and Refinement of a Data Quality Assessment Workflow for a Large Pediatric Research Network.” eGEMs. March 2019.
  2. Yang JZ, Yeates KO, Sullivan L, Singichetti B, Newton A, Xun PC, Taylor HG, MacDonald J, Pommering T, Tiso M, Cohen DM, Huang YG, Patterson J, Lu ZL.“Rest Evaluation for Active Concussion Treatment (ReAct) Protocol: A Prospective Cohort Study of Levels of Physical and Cognitive Rest after Youth Sports-related Concussion.”BMJ Open.March 2019.
  3. Sezgin E, Lin S.“Technology-Based Interventions, Assessments, and Solutions for Safe Driving Training for Adolescents: Rapid Review.”JMIR mHealth uHealth. January 2019.
  4. Dunn, Amy; Patterson, Jeremy; Biega, Charmaine; Grishchenko Alice; Luna, John; Stanek, Joseph; Strouse, Robert. A Novel Clinician-Orchestrated Virtual Reality Platform for Distraction During Pediatric Intravenous Procedures in Children With Hemophilia: Randomized Controlled Trial. JMIR Serious Games. (2019) Jan 9;7(1):e10902. doi: 10.2196/10902.
  5. Lin, En-Ju D; Hefner, Jennifer; Zeng, Xianlong; Moosavinasab, Soheil; Huber, Thomas; Klima, Jennifer; Liu, Chang; Lin, Simon. A Deep Learning Model for Pediatric Patient Risk Stratification. American Journal of Managed Care. Oct 2019 (In Press)
  6. Kelly I. Kamimura-Nishimura, Jeffery N. Epstein, Tanya E. Froehlich, James Peugh, William B. Brinkman, Rebecca Baum, William Gardner, Joshua M. Langberg, Phil Lichtenstein, David Chen, Kelly J. Kelleher. Factors Associated with ADHD Medication Use in Community Care Settings. Journal of Pediatrics. July 2019
  7. Bonnie Krebs, Dalena Sanderson, Patty Moreland, Jenna Kavanaugh, Rebecca Roeder, Richard Hoyt, Kristen Wedel, Thomas Chovanec, David Chen, Steve Rust, Jeffrey Auletta.  Nationwide Children's Hospital BMT Smart Forms. Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation. March 2019
  8. Zhen Wang, Xiang Yue, Soheil Moosavinasab, Yungui Huang, Simon Lin, Huan Sun. SurfCon: Synonym Discovery on Privacy-Aware Clinical Data. KDD (Accepted 2019)

Platform Presentations:

  1. Soheil Moosavinasab, David Chen, Yungui Huang, Simon Lin. Text Analytics in a Pediatric Hospital: What we learned at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Advancing Analytics in Children’s Hospitals Conference. June 2019
  2. Lindsay Alfano, David Chen, Steve Rust, Linda Lowes. Pre-symptomatic spinal muscular atrophy: reality or myth? 23rd Annual Spinal Muscular Atrophy Researcher Meeting. June 2019
  3. Tyler Gorham, Laura Rust, Richard Hoyt, Steve Rust. Analytics is a team Sport.  Advancing Analytics in Children’s Hospitals Conference. June 2019
  4. Yang JZ; Baily M; Strouse R; Bambach S, Singichetti B; Newton A; Asa N. Society for Advancement of Violence and Injury Research (SAVIR) Conference. May 2019


Peer Reviewed Papers:

  1. Prinzbach A, Moosavinasab S, Rust S, Boyle B, Barnard JA, Huang Y, Lin S. "Comorbidities in Childhood Celiac Disease: A Phenome Wide Association Study using the Electronic Health Record." J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2018 May 9.
  2. David Chen, Steve Rust, En-Ju D. Lin, Simon Lin, Leslie Nelson, Lindsay Alfano and Linda P. Lowes. 2018. Prediction of Clinical Outcomes of Spinal Muscular Atrophy Using Motion Tracking Data and Elastic Net Regression. In Proceedings of 9th ACM International Conference on Bioinformatics, Computational Biology and Health Informatics (ACM-BCB'18). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 9 pages. (
  3. Lundine, Jennifer P., Stacy M. Harnish, Rebecca J. McCauley, Deena Schwen Blackett, Alexandra Zezinka, David Chen, and Robert A. Fox. "Adolescent Summaries of Narrative and Expository Discourse: Differences and Predictors." Language, speech, and hearing services in schools (2018): 1-18.
  4. M. Das, E. Fosler-Lussier, S. Lin, S. Moosavinasab, D. Chen, S. Rust, Y. Huang, R. Ramnath, "Phrase2VecGLM: Neural generalized language model--based semantic tagging for complex query reformulation in medical IR," Proceedings of BioNLP, 2018.
  5. Sezgin E, Weiler M, Weiler A, Lin S. "An Ecosystem of Digital-Health Solutions is Needed for Teens with Chronic Conditions Transitioning to Self-management and Independence", Journal of medical internet research, In press, 2018 DOI: 10.2196/10285 (IF: 4.76, #1 ranked Journal in Medical informatics domain at Google Scholar).
  6. Gasior AC, Reck C, Lane V, Wood RJ, Patterson J, Strouse R, Lin S, Cooper J, Gregory Bates D, Levitt MA. Transcending Dimensions: a Comparative Analysis of Cloaca Imaging in Advancing the Surgeon's Understanding of Complex Anatomy. J Digit Imaging. 2018 Oct 22. doi: 10.1007/s10278-018-0139-y
  7. Swaminathan R, Huang Y, Miller K, Pastore M, Hashimoto S, Jacobson T, Mouhlas D, Lin S.   Transferring Exome Sequencing Data from Clinical Laboratories to Healthcare Providers: Lessons Learned at a Pediatric Hospital. Front Genet. 2018
  8. Patel AD, Glynn P, Falke AM, Reynolds M, Hoyt R, Hoynes A, et al. Impact of a Make-A-Wish experience on healthcare utilization. Pediatr Res. 2019;85: 634–638.
  9. Oliver EA, Klebanoff M, Yossef-Salameh L, Oza-Frank R, Moosavinasab S, Reagan P, Muglia L, Buhimschi CS, Buhimschi IA.  Preterm Birth and Gestational Length in Four Race-Nativity Groups, Including Somali Americans.  Obstetrics & Gynecology. 131(2):281–289, FEBRUARY 2018, DOI: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000002427, PMID: 29324604
  10. Nunley S, Glynn P, Rust S, Vidaurre J, Albert DVF, Patel AD. A Hospital-Based Study on Caregiver Preferences on Acute Seizure Rescue Medications in Pediatric Epilepsy Patients: Intranasal Midazolam versus Rectal Diazepam. Epilepsy & Behavior, Volume 92, 2019, 53-56, ISSN 1525-5050,

Platform Presentations:

  1. Rust L, Gorham T. Optimizing Predictors of Pediatric Inpatient Deterioration: Transforming Anecdotes to Data-Driven Evidence. American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference, Orlando, FL. November 2018.
  2. Nelson L, Alfano L, Chen D, Miller N, Dugan M, Rust S, Lin E, Lin S, Wang-Price S, Swank C, Thompson M, LowesL. Use of the ACTIVE-mini for quantifying movement in infants with Spinal Muscular Atrophy. 23rd International Congress of the Muscle Society. October 2018
  3. Royston LK, Nowak A, Dooley D, Rust S, Chen D, Mathew T, Hoffman J, Wright R, Casamassimo P.  Early Childhood Caries: A Predictive Model Using Variables Regularly Documented During Well-Child Visit.  Pediatrics Aug 2019, 144 (2 MeetingAbstract) 717; DOI: 10.1542/peds.144.2_MeetingAbstract.717


  1. Utidjian, Levon H; Ruth, Byron J; Kahn, Michael; burrowse; Marsolo, Keith; Patibandla, Nandan; Razzaghi, Hanieh; Colvin, Ryan; Ranade, Daksha; Kitzmiller, Melody; Eckrich, Daniel "A longitudinal analysis of data quality in a large pediatric data research network" JAMIA, 2017 Nov.
  2. Swaminathan R, Huang Y, Astbury C, Fitzgerald-Butt S, Miller K, Cole J, Bartlett C, Lin S. “Clinical exome sequencing reports: current informatics practice and future opportunities.” J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2017 May 23. doi: 10.1093/jamia/ocx048. PubMed PMID: 28535206.
  3. Chen W, Durkin C, Huang Y, Adler B, Rust S, Lin S. “Simplified Readability Metric Drives Improvement of Radiology Reports: an Experiment on Ultrasound Reports at a Pediatric Hospital.”  J Digit Imaging. 2017 May 8. doi: 10.1007/s10278-017-9972-7. PubMed PMID: 28484918.
  4. Miller KE, Lin S. "Addressing a patient-controlled approach for genomic data sharing" Genet Med 2017 Nov


  1. Wei Chen, Krista K. Wheeler, Simon Lin, Yungui Huang, Huiyun Xiang, Computerized “Learn-As-You-Go” classification of traumatic brain injuries using NEISS narrative data, Accident Analysis & Prevention, Volume 89, April 2016, Pages 111-117, ISSN 0001-4575
  2. Chen, W., Huang, Y., Boyle, B., & Lin, S. (2016). The utility of including pathology reports in improving the computational identification of patients. Journal of pathology informatics7
  3. Utidjian L, Hoyt R, Reynolds M, "Identifying and Understanding Data Quality Issues in a Pediatric Distributed Research Network" abstract submitted to Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) 2016 Meeting in Baltimore, MD, April 30-May 3. 
  4. Cameron Best, Robert Strouse, Victoria Pepper, Ekene Onwuka, Toshiharu Shinoka, Kan Hor, and Christopher Breuer.  (2016, March)  3D-printing a closed disposable seeding system for rapid preparation of patient specific tissue engineered vascular grafts.  Poster presentation at: 9th Annual Translational to Clinical Regenerative Medicine Wound Care Conference; Columbus, OH.
  5. Alice Grinshencko, John Luna, Jeremy PattersonAlice Grishchenko, John Luna, and Jeremy Patterson. 2016. Voxel bay: VR as a distraction for pediatric pain. In ACM SIGGRAPH 2016 Talks (SIGGRAPH '16). ACM, New York, NY, USA, , Article 94 , 2 pages. DOI:
  6. Soheil Moosavinasab, Jeremy Patterson, Robert Strouse, Majid Rastegar-Mojarad, Kelly Regan, Philip R. O. Payne, Yungui Huang, Simon M. Lin, “RE:fine Drugs”: An Interactive Dashboard to Access Drug Repurposing Opportunities. Database Journal, Oxford Press, May 2016. Link
  7. Carl H. Backes MD, Elizabeth Bonachea MD, Brian K. Rivera MS,, Megan Reynolds BA, Claire Kovalchin BS, Kristina Reber MD, Molly Ball MD, Ronald Sutsko DO, Saketh Guntupalli MD, Charles V. Smith PhD, John Mahan MD, Melissa Carbajal MDPreparedness of Pediatric Residents for Fellowship:  A Survey of US Neonatology Fellowship Program Directors (In Press) Journal of PerinatologyPreparedness of pediatric residents for fellowship.pdf
  8. Regan, K., Moosavinasab, S., Payne, P., Lin, S. Drug Repurposing Hypothesis Generation Using the "RE:fine Drugs" System. J. Vis. Exp. (118), e54948, doi:10.3791/54948 (2016).
  9. *Wei Chen, *Soheil Moosavinasab, Anna Zemke, Ariana Prinzbach, Steve Rust, Yungui Huang, Simon Lin (2016). Evaluation of a Machine Learning Method to Rank PubMed Central Articles For Clinical Relevancy: NCH at TREC 2016 Clinical Decision Support Track. Text REtrieval Conference Link
  10. Anup D. Patel MD, Robert Moss, Steven W. Rust PhD, Jeremy Patterson, Robert Strouse MFA, Satyanarayana Gedela MD MRCP (UK), Jesse Haines, and Simon M. Lin MD MBA, Patient Centered Design Criteria for Seizure Detection Wearables. Epilepsy & Behavior


  1. Rajeswari Swaminathan, Yungui Huang, Soheil Moosavinasab, Ronald Buckley, Christopher W Bartlett, Simon M Lin. A review on Genomics APIs. Computational and structural Biotechnology Journal. Published on October 31 2015
  2. Soheil Moosavinasab, Jeremy Patterson, Krista K. Wheeler, Robert Strouse, Huiyun Xiang, Yungui Huang, Simon M. Lin. "RE:fine NEISS": a real-time interaction search system for product-related injuries presented to US hospital emergency departments, Journal of Healthcare Information Management, 29 (3): 39-45, 2015
  3. Papautsky, E. L., Dominguez, C., Strouse, R., & Moon, B. (in press, Dec 2015). Integration of cognitive task analysis and design thinking for autonomous helicopter displays. Journal of Cognitive Engineering and Decision Making. DOI: 10.1177/1555343415602624 
  4. Dominguez, C., Strouse, R., Papautsky, L, & Moon, B. (2015).  Cognitive Design of an Application Enabling Remote Bases to Receive Unmanned Helicopter Resupply.  Journal of Human-Robot Interaction, 4(2), pp. 50-60.
  5. Chen W, Wheeler KK, Huang Y, Lin S, Sui DZ, Xiang H. Evaluation of Spatial Accessibility to Ohio Trauma Centers Using a GIS-based Gravity Model. British Journal of Medicine & Medical Research. 2015;10(7):1-12.
  6. Chen W, Kowatch R, Lin S, Splaingard M, Huang Y. Interactive Cohort Identification of Sleep Disorder Patients Using Natural Language Processing and i2b2. Applied Clinical Informatics. 2015;6(2):345-63.
  7. Zhou, X., Zheng, A., Yin, J., Chen, R., Zhao, X., Xu, W., ... & Lin, S. (2015). Context-Sensitive Spelling Correction of Consumer-Generated Content on Health Care. JMIR medical informatics, 3(3), e27.
  8. Zhang W, Yu Y, Hertwig F, Thierry-Mieg J, …, Lin SM, ... & Rosswog C (2015). Comparison of RNA-seq and microarray-based models for clinical endpoint prediction. Genome Biology, 16(1), 1-12. 
  9. Herr, T M, ..., Lin SM, … & Starren J (2015). Practical considerations in genomic decision support: The eMERGE experience. Journal of Pathology Informatics, 6(1), 50. 
  10. Ye Z, Kadolph C, Strenn R, Wall D, McPherson E, Lin S. WHATIF: An open-source desktop application for extraction and management of the incidental findings from next-generation sequencing variant data. Comput Biol Med. 2015 Apr 8. pii: S0010-4825(15)00106-7. doi: 10.1016/j.compbiomed.2015.03.028. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25890833.
  11. He M, Person TN, Hebbring SJ, Heinzen E, Ye Z, Schrodi SJ, McPherson EW, Lin SM, Peissig PL, Brilliant MH, O'Rawe J, Robison RJ, Lyon GJ, Wang K. SeqHBase: a big data toolset for family based sequencing data analysis. J Med Genet. 2015 Apr;52(4):282-8. doi: 10.1136/jmedgenet-2014-102907. Epub 2015 Jan 13. PubMed PMID: 25587064; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4382803.
  12. Bele A, Mirza S, Zhang Y, Ahmad Mir R, Lin S, Kim JH, Gurumurthy CB, West W, Qiu F, Band H, Band V. The cell cycle regulator ecdysoneless cooperates with H-Ras to promote oncogenic transformation of human mammary epithelial cells. Cell Cycle. 2015 Apr 3;14(7):990-1000. doi: 10.1080/15384101.2015.1006982. PubMed PMID: 25616580.
  13. Hebbring SJ, Rastegar-Mojarad M, Ye Z, Mayer J, Jacobson C, Lin S. Application of clinical text data for phenome-wide association studies (PheWASs). Bioinformatics. 2015 Feb 4. pii: btv076. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25657332.
  14. Rastegar-Mojarad M, Ye Z, Kolesar JM, Hebbring SJ, Lin SM. Opportunities for drug repositioning from phenome-wide association studies. Nature Biotechnology 2015 Apr 7;33(4):342-5. doi: 10.1038/nbt.3183. PubMed PMID: 25850054.