Michael Eliot Bales   Research Impact and Evaluation Informationist

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As a data scientist with a background in epidemiology and informatics, I apply a variety of methods, including social network analysis, natural language processing, and data visualization to research impact assessment. I contribute to a variety of open-source software initiatives, including the researcher profiling system VIVO and the author name disambiguation system ReCiter. A certified de-identification professional, I develop policies and procedures for the Data Core, a secure, scalable computing and storage environment that allows researchers to work with data while meeting appropriate regulatory requirements for data protection.

biomedical informatics
data visualization
geographic information systems
interaction design
natural language processing
social network analysis


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  • Michael Eliot Bales

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  • meb7002@med.cornell.edu