Rubina Rizvi

Assistant Professor, Division of Computational Sciences
Assistant Professor, Center for Learning Health System Services
Integration Lead, Digital Technology Innovation Program, Center for Learning Health Systems Sciences


Dr. Rizvi’s career is a blend of both international and US education and experience. While working in both academic and industry settings, she has lead several rigorous scientific research employing mixed methods. Her primary focus is human-computer interaction, usability evaluations and workflow analysis, qualitative research, health equity, and implementation science-related work.

Professional Memberships/Affiliations

  • Member since 2011-American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA)
  • Active member Diversity, Equity and Inclusion task force (2020-to-date)
  • Active member, Women in AMIA subcommittee (2020-to-date)
  • Active member, Physicians in AMIA
  • Invited reviewer, Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved

Research Summary

Her main interest is to explore, incorporate, and address the factors that could facilitate successful integration of technologies in health care delivery, both for clinicians and patients. She also has a special interest in strengthening Diversity, Equity and Inclusion-related policies and practices, both in the USA and globally.

Research Interests
- Human computer interaction.
- Usability and workflow evaluations of healthcare related technology centered around user-centered principles (e.g., clinicians, patients).
- Patient- centered healthcare delivery.
- Equitable health care delivery to the marginalized populations.
- Artificial intelligence techniques and their integration in transforming healthcare.

Research Projects
An Informatics Framework for Discovery and Ascertainment of Drug-Supplement Interactions. The primary overarching goal is to use informatics approaches to enhance clinical research on DSIs and translation of research findings to clinical practice via clinical decision support systems.(National Institutes of Health, National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health)

Evaluation of visualization methods by “highlighting” important information from clinical texts, improving user interface design for clinical texts, and conducts a prospective clinical trial with a tool in the EHR to highlight new, non-redundant information in clinical documents as well as enhances our understanding on usability of synthesizing information with clinical notes (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality)

Industry level projects
-Evidence Synthesis/Subject Matter Expert around Covid-19
-Diversity, equity and inclusion in health care
-Usability and workflow analysis of Artificial intelligence base heath deliver and care coordination tools

Clinical Summary

Chronic medical conditions


Medical School - MS, University of Minnesota (Health Informatics) Residency - MD, Dow Medical College, Internal Medicine, 1999 Doctoral Degree - PhD, University of Minnesota (Health Informatics), Dow Medical College, Internal Medicine



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