Mary Regina Boland, Ph.D.

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Assistant Professor of Informatics in Biostatistics and Epidemiology
Department: Biostatistics and Epidemiology

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Department of Biostatistics, Epidemiology & Informatics
University of Pennsylvania
421 Blockley Hall
423 Guardian Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19104
B.S. (Bioinformatics)
Saint Vincent College, 2010.
M.A. (Biomedical Informatics)
Columbia University, 2012.
Columbia University, 2016.
Ph.D. (Biomedical Informatics)
Columbia University, 2017.
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Selected Publications

J Moore, MR Boland, P Camara, G Gonzalez, B Himes, D Mowery, M Ritchie, L Shen, R Urbanowicz, J Holmes. : Preparing next generation scientists for biomedical big data: Artificial intelligence approaches. Personalized Medicine. Feb 2019 Notes: DOI:

MR Boland, NP Tatonetti. : Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder and Month of School Enrollment. NEJM 380(7): 692-693, Feb 2019.

R Duan#, MR Boland#, JH Moore, Y Chen. #first-author: ODAL: A one-shot distributed algorithm to perform logistic regressions on electronic health records data from multiple clinical sites. Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing Jan 2019.

MR Boland, C DeVoto. : Mapping Regional Effects of Exposure to Hydraulic Fracturing Fluid and Linking with Information on Toxicity. Presented at 2018 Fall Meeting, AGU, Washington DC, 10-14 December. (poster presentation) Dec 2018.

MR Boland, A Kashyap, J Xiong, JH Holmes, S Lorch. : Development and Validation of the PEPPER Framework (Prenatal Exposure PubMed ParsER) with Applications to Food Additives. J Am Med Inform Assoc. In press., Nov. 2018.

MR Boland, LH John, PR Rijnbeek. : Condition Coding Practice Differences Between USA, Asia and Europe. Presented at Observational Health Data Sciences and Informatics Symposium 2018, October 12, Bethesda MD, USA (podium presentation). Oct 2018.

MR Boland, MS Kraus, E Dziuk, AR Gelzer: Cardiovascular Disease Risk Varies by Birth Month in Canines. Scientific Reports 8: 7130, May 2018.

MR Boland: A Model Investigating Environmental Factors that Play a Role in Female Fecundity or Birth Rate. PLOS ONE, In press. 2018.

MR Boland, F Polubriginof, NP Tatonetti: Development of A Machine Learning Algorithm to Classify Drugs of Unknown Fetal Effect. Scientific Reports 7(1): 12839, Oct 2017.

MR Boland, P Parhi, R Miotto, R Carroll, U Iqbal, P-A Nguyen, M Schuemie, SC You, D Smith, S Mooney, P Ryan, Y-C Li, RW Park, J Denny, JT Dudley, G Hripcsak, P Gentine, NP Tatonetti.: Uncovering exposures responsible for birth season – disease effects: a global study. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association (JAMIA) Sept 2017.

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