Daniella Meeker, Ph.D.

Daniella Meeker, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Preventive Medicine- Pediatrics, Keck School of Medicine of USC


Daniella Meeker, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor of Preventive Medicine in Pediatrics at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California and Adjunct Information Scientist at the RAND Corporation. Dr. Meeker directs the Informatics Program in the Southern California Clinical Translational Sciences Institute and is a professor at the Pardee RAND Graduate School.

Her engineering research focuses on distributed architectures supporting integration of research, data analysis, and practice. Her data policy research includes investigations in how to improve the safety of health information technology and clinical quality measurements. Other projects have included development of collaborative platforms for knowledge management, machine learning, and health and behavioral economics. Meeker earned her Ph.D. in Computation and Neural Systems from the California Institute of Technology.

Research Publications:

1.   Meeker D, Jiang X, Matheny ME, Farcas C, D’Arcy M, Pearlman L, Nookala L, Day ME, Kim KK, Boxwala A, El-Kareh R, Kuo GM, Resnic FS, Kesselman C, Ohno-Machado L. A New System to Manage Policies and Build Distributed Multivariate Models: Implementation in the Scalable National Network for Effectiveness Research 2015 (in press).

2.   Meeker D, Thompson C, Strylewicz G, Knight TK, Doctor JN. Use of insurance against a small loss as an incentive strategy.  Decision Analysis 2015 (in press).

3.   Linder JA, Doctor JN, Friedberg MW, Reyes Nieva H, Birks C, Meeker D, Fox CR. Time of Day and the Decision to Prescribe Antibiotics. JAMA Intern Med 2014: 174(12):2029-2031.

4.   Ohno-Machado L, Agha Z, Bell DS, Dahm L, Day ME, Doctor JN, Gabriel D, Kahlon MK, Kim KK, Hogart M, Matheny ME, Meeker D, Nebeker JR. pSCANNER: patient-centered Scalable National Network for Effectiveness Research. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association 2014:21(4): 621-626.


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