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Robert Anthony Dennis, Ph.D. [ Edit Your Profile ]

Email Address: buddy@ucla.edu
Work Email Address: rdennis@mednet.ucla.edu

Fax Number: 310-267-5253
Work Phone Number: 310-206-2462

Office Address:
10833 Le Conte Ave.
BOX 957208, 62-005 CHS
Los Angeles, CA 90095

UCLA Director, Software & Database Development (CTRL)

Research Interests

Stats/Methods/Informatics, Stats/Methods/Informatics - Biomedical informatics, Stats/Methods/Informatics - Information Science

Ph.D., University of California Los Angeles, 1998 - 1998
M.A., University of California Los Angeles, 1991
B.A., University of California Santa Cruz, 1983


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.

Anton Peter A, Cranston Ross D, Kashuba Angela, Hendrix Craig W, Bumpus Namandjé N, Richardson-Harman Nicola, Elliott Julie, Janocko Laura, Khanukhova Elena, Dennis Robert, Cumberland William G, Ju Chuan, Carballo-Diéguez Alex, Mauck Christine, McGowan Ian, RMP-02/MTN-006: A Phase 1 Rectal Safety, Acceptability, Pharmacokinetic, and Pharmacodynamic Study of Tenofovir 1% Gel Compared with Oral Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate. AIDS research and human retroviruses. 2012; 28(11): 1412-21.
Anton Peter A, Saunders Terry, Elliott Julie, Khanukhova Elena, Dennis Robert, Adler Amy, Cortina Galen, Tanner Karen, Boscardin John, Cumberland William G, Zhou Ying, Ventuneac Ana, Carballo-Diéguez Alex, Rabe Lorna, McCormick Timothy, Gabelnick Henry, Mauck Christine, McGowan Ian, First phase 1 double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized rectal microbicide trial using UC781 gel with a novel index of ex vivo efficacy. PloS one. 2011; 6(9): e23243.
Becnel Boyd Lauren, Hunicke-Smith Scott P, Stafford Grace A, Freund Elaine T, Ehlman Michele, Chandran Uma, Dennis Robert, Fernandez Anna T, Goldstein Stephen, Steffen David, Tycko Benjamin, Klemm Juli D, The caBIG(R) Life Science Business Architecture Model. Bioinformatics (Oxford, England). 2011; 32(14): .
Ventuneac Ana, Carballo-Diéguez Alex, McGowan Ian, Dennis Robert, Adler Amy, Khanukhova Elena, Price Charles, Saunders Terry, Siboliban Chomchay, Anton Peter, Acceptability of UC781 Gel as a Rectal Microbicide Among HIV-Uninfected Women and Men. AIDS and behavior. 2009; 1302: .
Dennis Robert A, Encarnacion Rey, Helsley Andrew, Hong Sung, Huang Khy, Robinson Alan G, Open source tools in support of a multi-center prospective biomarker study in prostate cancer. AMIA ... Annual Symposium proceedings / AMIA Symposium. AMIA Symposium. 2007; 5: 930.
Dennis Robert A, Wang Jeff, Huang Khy, Helsley Andrew, Robinson Alan G, The Central Codebook (CCB) at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. Tissue Eng. 2006; 13(10): 908.
Dennis R A, Gambhir S S, InternetQuestion and Answer (iQ&A): a Web-based survey technology. IEEE Trans Inf Technol Biomed. 2000; 4(2): 116-25.

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