Stats/Methods/Informatics, Stats/Methods/Informatics - Biomedical informatics, Stats/Methods/Informatics - Information Science
Robert A. Dennis is the managing director of the Computing Technologies Research Lab at the David Geffen School of Medicine (DGSOM), UCLA. His research interests and current projects center on medical informatics; clinical and research data collection, management, and reporting; Internet-based decision support authoring tools; interactive educational technology, communication, collaboration, learning, and assessment systems. He has conducted research in mathematical modeling of cognitive structures for the purpose of driving online instruction. Furthermore he has research interests and on-going projects in database design and development to support online research systems, community web applications, and Internet-based decision support systems for cancer patients. Prior to joining the DGSOM, he was a director of the Interactive Media Group at the Crump Institute for Molecular Imaging in the Department of Molecular and Medical Imaging. Prior to that he was a project director at the National Center for Research on Evaluation, Standards, and Student Testing, a research and development center funded by the Office of Educational Research and Improvement of the Department of Education. Robert Dennis is also the creator of the Mind-Matrix knowledge mapping system.