Dr. Mary Regina Boland

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Welcome to my homepage. I am currently a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Informatics at the University of Pennsylvania. I run the Fertility and Health Informatics Lab at the University of Pennsylvania. My UPenn lab website is located here
Latest information on my work can be found at the Fertility and Health Informatics Lab website.

I am also a member of the Department of Biomedical and Health Informatics (DBHi) at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). 

Recently Accepted Papers!!
  1. MR Boland. A Model Investigating Environmental Factors that Play a Role in Female Fecundity or Birth Rate. PLOS ONE. 2018; In press.
  2. 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 Assoc2018 In press.
  3. R Duan, MR Boland*, JH Moore, Y Chen. ODAL: A one-shot distributed algorithm to perform logistic regressions on electronic health records data from multiple clinical sites. In Press at 2019 Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing. *Equal-contribution first-author

Education

PhD Biomedical Informatics, 2017 Columbia University, 2013-2017
Doctoral Thesis: Systems-Level Approach to Understand the Seasonal Factors of Early Development with Clinical and Pharmacological Applications
MPhil Biomedical informatics, 2016 Columbia University.

MA Biomedical Informatics, 2012 Columbia University, 2010-2012
Masters Thesis: Associating Periodontal Diseases with Medical Conditions by Linking Medical and Dental Records

BS Bioinformatics, 2010 Saint Vincent College, 2006-2010
Undergraduate Thesis: Functional Annotation of Putatively Conserved Non-Coding Regions in B. floridae
Minors: Computer Science, History

Recent Publications

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