Andrew D. Boyd, M.D.
1919 West Taylor Street
Chicago, Illinois 60612

  • Education
  • Postdoctoral Training
  • Research Experience
  • Selected Publications
  • Selected Presentations
  • Research Interests
  • Collaborating Organizations
  • Education:
    1998 - 2002 M.D. University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, TX                        
    1994 - 1998 B.S. Majors: Chemistry and Mathematics Magnum Cum Laud
                            Southern Methodist University, Dallas TX
    Postdoctoral Training:
    August 2003    Short Course in Medical Informatics, Stanford University                     
    July 2002         Short Course in Computational Biology, University of Michigan

    Research Experience:

    2012 – Present     Assistant Professor, Biomedical and Health Information Sciences,
                                  College of Applied Health Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago
    2012 – Present    Assistant Professor, Department of Medical Education, College of Medicine,
                                 University of Illinois at Chicago
    2015 – Present    Assitant Professor, Department of Physical Therapy, College of Applied Health Sciences,
                                   University of Illinois at Chicago
    2008 – 2012       Research Assistant Professor, Biomedical and Health Information Sciences,
                                  College of Applied Health Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago
    2008 – 2012       Research Assistant Professor, Department of Medical Education, College of Medicine,
                                  University of Illinois at Chicago
    2007 – 2008       Informatics Specialist, Cyberpulse LLC
    2006 – 2007       Member, Center for Computational Medicine and Biology, University of Michigan
    2006 – 2007       Member, University of Michigan Depression Center
    2006 – 2007       Research Investigator (Research Faculty), Biomedical Informatics, Department of Psychiatry,
                                 Michigan Center for Biological Information, Office of Vice President of Research
                                 University of Michigan
    2004 - 2006       Research Fellow Biomedical Informatics, Department of Psychiatry,
                                 Michigan Center for Biological Information, Office of Vice President of Research
                                 University of Michigan              
                                 Mentor: Brian Athey
    2003 – 2004      Postdoctoral Research Associate/Medical Informatics Specialist
                              Biomedical Informatics Core, Department of Psychiatry
                              Michigan Center for Biological Information, Office of Vice President of Research
                              University of Michigan
                              Mentor: Brian Athey
    2002 – 2003    Analyst Bioinformatics
                              Michigan Center for Biological Information, Office of Vice President of Research
                              University of Michigan
                              Mentor: Brian Athey
    1999 – 2000    Research Assistant, Theoretical Developmental Biology 
                              University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
                              Mentor: Harold (Skip) Garner
    1997 – 1998    Research Assistant, Theoretical Chemistry Laboratory, Southern Methodist University
                              Mentor: David Goodson

    Selected Publications:

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    Selected Papers

    1. Boyd, A. D., Young CD, Amatayakuk M, Dieter MG, Pawola ML (2017), "Developing Visual Thinking in the Electronic Health Record" Stud Health Technol Inform. 2017;245:308-312.

    2. Keenan, G.M., Yao, Y., Lopez, K. D., Sousa, V.E.C., Stifter, J., Macieira, T.G.R., Boyd, A.D., Herdman, T.H., Moorhead, S., McDaniel, A. and Wilkie, D.J. (2017), Response To: Letter to The Editor – Comments on The Use of LOINC and SNOMED CT for Representing Nursing Data. Int J Nurs Terminol Knowledge. doi:10.1111/2047-3095.12182

    3. Keenan, G. M., Lopez, K. D., Sousa, V. E. C., Stifter, J., Macieira, T. G. R., Boyd, A. D., Yao, Y., Herdman, T. H., Moorhead, S., McDaniel, A. and Wilkie, D. J. (2017), A Shovel-Ready Solution to Fill the Nursing Data Gap in the Interdisciplinary Clinical Picture. Int J Nurs Terminol Knowledge. doi:10.1111/2047-3095.12168

    4. Hasanain B, Boyd AD, Edworthy J, Bolton M. "A Formal Approach to Discovering Simultaneous Additive Masking Between Auditory Medical Alarms"Applied Ergonomics 2017;58:500-514.

    5. Shah V, Dileep A,Dickens C, Groo V, Welland B, Field J, Baumann M, Flores Jr JD, Shroff A, Zhao Z, Yao Y, Wilkie D, Boyd AD "Patient Centered Tablet Application for improving medication adherence after a Drug Eluting Stent" ”Frontiers in Public Health, published online 11/28/2016

    6. Acharya S, Di Eugenio B, Boyd AD, Dunn Lopez, K, Cameron R, Keenan GM "Generating summaries of hospitalizations: A new metric to assess the complexity of medical terms and their definitions" Proceedings of the 9th International Natural Language Generation (INLG 2016), Edinburgh, Scotland, September 5-8, 2016 (Short paper).

    7. Grief S, Patel J, Kochendorfer KM, Green LA, Li JJ, Lussier YA, Burton M, Boyd AD "Simulation of ICD-9 to ICD-10-CM Transition for Family Medicine: Simple or Convoluted?" Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine 2016;29:29–36

    8. Boyd AD, Moores K, Shah V, Sadhu E, Shroff A, Groo V, Dickens C, Field J, Baumann M, Welland B, Flores J, Gutowski G, Zhao Z, Bahroos N, Hynes DM, Wilkie DJ, "Patient centered design methodology of my Interventional Drug Eluting Stent Application (myIDEA) patient education app." JMIR mHealth uHealth 2015;3(3):e74

    9. Krive J, Patel M, Gehm L, Mackey M, Kulstad E, Li JJ, Burton M, Lussier YA, Boyd AD. “The Complexity and Challenges of the ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM Transition in Emergency Departments.” Published online with the American Journal of Emergency Medicine.

    10. Boyd AD, Li JJ, Kenost C, Jose B, Yang YM, Kalagidis OA, Zenku I, Saner D, Bahroos N, Lussier YA. “Metrics and tools for consistent cohort discovery and financial analyses post-transition to ICD-10-CM.” Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association Feb 13, 2015, DOI: 10.1093/jamia/ocu003

    11. Boyd AD, Yang YM, Li J, Kenost C, Burton MD, Becker B, Lussier YA. “Transition to ICD-10-CM threatens patient safety by degrading adverse event monitoring.” Journal of American Medical Informatics Assocation. doi:10.1136/amiajnl-2013-002491

    12. Caskey R, Zaman J, Na H, Chae S, Williams L, Mathew G, Burton M, Li J, Lussier Y, Boyd AD. The Transition to ICD-10-CM: Potential Challenges for Pediatric Practice. Pediatrics, doi: 10.1542/peds.2013-4147

                             Commentary on Article Fiks AG, Grundmeier RW "Elucidating Challenges and Opportunities in the Transition to ICD-10-CM." Pediatrics.doi: 10.1542/peds.2014-0726

    13. Venepalli NK, Qamruzzaman Y, Li JJ, Lussier YA, Boyd AD "Identifying Clinically Disruptive International Classification of Diseases 10th Revision Clinical Modification Conversions to Mitigate Financial Costs Using an Online Tool"Journal of Oncology Practice doi:10.1200/JOP.2013.001156

    14. Boyd AD, Li J, Burton, MD., Jonen, M., Gardeux, V., Achour, I., Luo, R., Zenku, I. Bahroos, N., Brown, SB., Vanden Hoek, T., Lussier, Y “The discriminatory cost of ICD-10-CM transition between clinical specialties: metrics, case study and mitigating tools” Journal of American Medical Informatics Association.  doi:10.1136/amiajnl-2012-001358.

    15. Boyd AD, Naiman M, Stevenson GW, Preston R, Valenta AL.  Technical and operational users' opinions of a handheld device to detect directed energy.  Aviation, Space, and Environmental Medicine 2013;84:528-33.

    16. Stevenson G,  Naiman M, Valenta AL, Boyd AD,  “Cursor on Target: Research for a Sensor Network” Online Journal of Public Health Informatics [Online] 4:3, 2012 Dec 30.

    15. Boyd AD, Brown D, Henrickson C, et al., “Screening for Depression, Sleep-Related Disturbances, and Anxiety in Patients with Adenocarcinoma of the Pancreas: A Preliminary Study,”The Scientific World Journal, vol. 2012, Article ID 650707, 6 pages, 2012.

    17. Boyd AD, Naiman M, Steveson GW, Preston R, Valenta AL, “Portable Devices to Detect Directed Energy:  User perceptions of personal risk and protective devices”, International Journal of Computational Models and Algorithms in Medicine. 2011, 2(3):1-13.

    18. Boyd AD, Funk EA, Schwartz SM, Kaplan B, Keenan GM, "Top EHR challenges in light of the stimulus. Enabling effective interdisciplinary, intradisciplinary and cross-setting communication" JHIM 2010;24:18-24. 

    19. Boyd AD, Saxman PR, Hunscher DA, Smith KA, Morris TD, Kaston M, Bayoff F, Rogers B, Hayes P, Rajeev N, Kline-Rogers E, Eagle K, Clauw D, Greden JF, Green LA, Athey BD. “The University of Michigan Honest Broker: A Web-based Service for Clinical and Translational Research and Practice.” J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2009;16:784-791. 

    20.Boyd AD, and Riba M “Depression and Pancreatic Cancer”” J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2007 Jan ;5 (1):113-6.

    21. Boyd AD, Hosner C, Hunscher DA, Athey BD, Clauw DJ, Green L. "An 'Honest Broker' Mechanism to maintain Privacy for Patient Care and Academic Medical Research" Int J Med Inform. 2007 May-Jun;76(5-6):407-11.

    22. Dai M,Wang B,Boyd AD,Kostov G, Athey BD, Watson SJ,Akil H,Speed TP,Meng F “Evolving gene/transcript definitions significantly alter the interpretation of GeneChip data” Nucleic Acids Research 2005 33(20):e175

    23. Kim YJ,Boyd A, Athey BD Patel JM “miBLAST: scalable evaluation of a batch of nucleotide sequence queries with BLAST” Nucleic Acids Research Aug 2005; 33:4335-4344.

    24. Boyd AD Wright ZC, Ade AS, Bookstein F, Ogden JC, Meixner W, Athey BD, Morris T, "Challenges in Presenting High Dimensional Data to aid in Triage in the DARPA Virtual Soldier Project" Studies in Health Technology and Informatics, 2004, 111, 68-74.

    Selected Presentations:

    1. Boyd AD “The Challenges of Mobile Health App Development: Mobilizing for Patient Adherence to Cancer Therapies (mPACT)” Health Outcomes Seminar Series Co-sponsored by UIC Center for Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics Research and the UIC Center for Clinical and Translational Science. September 22, 2016.

    2. Boyd AD and Crawford S, “Better Monitor and Manage Chronic Disease through Digital Health Care”, mHelath + Telehealth World 2016, Boston, MA, July 26th, 2016.


    Research Interests:

    Data simplification to improve clinical care
    Clinical and cognitive decision support

    Collaborating Organizations:

    UIC Center for Advanced Design, Research and Exploaration (CADRE)

    UIC Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS)

    Illinois Health Information Technology Regional Extension Center (ILHITREC)