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Don Roosan, PharmD, PhD

Don Roosan, PharmD, PhD

Assistant Professor

College of Pharmacy

droosan@westernu.edu

Phone: 8778

  • Education

    PharmD. Purdue University, School of Pharmacy, West Lafayette, Indiana

    National Library of Medicine, Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Biomedical Informatics

    PhD. University of Utah, School of Medicine, Department of Biomedical Informatics, Salt Lake City, Utah

  • Work Site

    Chronic Disease Management Clinic, Population Health Management Department, Emanate Health, Inter-Community Hospital, 210 W San Bernardino, Rd., Covina, CA 91723

  • Academic Interests

    Before joining the college, Dr. Roosan worked as a faculty at Keck Graduate Institute, School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Claremont Colleges. Prior to that, he was a faculty at Baylor College of Medicine and research scientist at the Houston VA Medical Center. Dr. Roosan currently teaches courses in core curricula related to Biostatistics, and Informatics. He has experience in teaching courses health data analytics, pharmacogenomics, population epidemiology and health informatics.

  • Research Interest

    The goal of Dr. Roosan’s program of research is to promote health and reduce health disparities in chronic and under deserved population through the application of innovative informatics and data science methods. His passion in research revolves around applying informatics, data analytics and health information technology to leverage Big Data in health care to improve safety, quality and reduce costs. Dr. Roosan is currently working with projects on augmented reality, improving medication adherence, utilizing omics data, using artificial intelligence to predict adverse events and designing clinical decisions support systems.

  • Research Grant

    Agency For Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), National Institute of Health (NIH)

    Intramural Seed Funding, Claremont Colleges

  • Awards

    Health Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Foundation Scholarship Award

    Institute of Medicine (IOM) Mobile Health Competition Winner Award

    Baptist Health System Pharmacist of the Year Award

    National Library of Medicine (NLM) Informatics Fellowship Award

  • Organizations

    American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA)

    International Society of Nutrigenetics/Nutrigenomics (ISNN)

    Health Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS)

    American Associate of College of Pharmacy (AACP)

  • Publications

    Roosan D, Samore M, Jones M, Livnat Y, Clutter J.Big-Data Based Decision-Support Systems to Improve Clinicians' Cognition.IEEE Int Conf Healthc Inform.2016;2016:285-288.doi: 10.1109/ICHI.2016.39.PubMed PMID: 27990498; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5161104.

    Roosan D, Del Fiol G, Butler J, Livnat Y, Mayer J, Samore M, Jones M, Weir C.Feasibility of Population Health Analytics and Data Visualization for Decision Support in the Infectious Diseases Domain: A pilot study.Appl Clin Inform.2016;7(2):604-23.doi: 10.4338/ACI-2015-12-RA-0182.eCollection 2016.PubMed PMID: 27437065; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4941864.

    Roosan D, Weir C, Samore M, Jones M, Rahman M, Stoddard GJ, Del Fiol G.Identifying complexity in infectious diseases inpatient settings: An observation study.J Biomed Inform.2017 Jul;71S:S13-S21.doi: 10.1016/j.jbi.2016.10.018.Epub 2016 Nov 3.PubMed PMID: 27818310; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5562543.

    Roosan D, Li Y, Law A, Truong H, Karim M, Chok J, Roosan M.Improving Medication Information Presentation Through Interactive Visualization in Mobile Apps: Human Factors Design.JMIR Mhealth Uhealth.2019 Nov 25;7(11):e15940.doi: 10.2196/15940.PubMed PMID: 31763991; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6902132.

    Roosan D, Law AV, Karim M, Roosan M.Improving Team-Based Decision Making Using Data Analytics and Informatics: Protocol for a Collaborative Decision Support Design.JMIR Res Protoc.2019 Nov 27;8(11):e16047.doi: 10.2196/16047.PubMed PMID: 31774412; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6906625.

    Roosan D, Karim M, Chok J, Roosan MR.Operationalizing Healthcare Big Data in the Electronic Health Records using a Heatmap Visualization Technique.In Proceedings of the 13th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies.2020 February;5(4):361-368.doi: http://10.5220/0008912503610368.

    Roosan D, Hwang A, Roosan MR.Pharmacogenomics cascade testing (PhaCT): a novel approach for preemptive pharmacogenomics testing to optimize medication therapy.Pharmacogenomics J.2020 Aug 25;.doi: 10.1038/s41397-020-00182-9.[Epub ahead of print]Review.PubMed PMID: 32843688.

    Roosan, D.; Karim, M.; Chok, J. and Roosan, M. (2020).Operationalizing Healthcare Big Data in the Electronic Health Records using a Heatmap Visualization Technique.InProceedings of the 13th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies - Volume 5: HEALTHINF,ISBN 978-989-758-398-8, pages 361-368.

    Islam R, Weir C, Del Fiol G.Heuristics in Managing Complex Clinical Decision Tasks in Experts' Decision Making.IEEE Int Conf Healthc Inform.2014 Sep;2014:186-193.doi: 10.1109/ICHI.2014.32.PubMed PMID: 27275019; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4891069.

    Islam R, Weir CR, Jones M, Del Fiol G, Samore MH.Understanding complex clinical reasoning in infectious diseases for improving clinical decision support design.BMC Med Inform Decis Mak.2015 Nov 30;15:101.doi: 10.1186/s12911-015-0221-z.PubMed PMID: 26620881; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4665869.

    Islam R,Weir C, Del Fiol G.Clinical Complexity in Medicine: A Measurement Model of Task and Patient Complexity.Methods Inf Med.2016;55(1):14-22.doi: 10.3414/ME15-01-0031.Epub 2015 Sep 25.PubMed PMID: 26404626; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4869720.

    Islam R, Mayer J, Clutter J.Supporting novice clinicians cognitive strategies: System design perspective.IEEE EMBS Int Conf Biomed Health Inform.2016 Feb;2016:509-512.doi: 10.1109/BHI.2016.7455946.PubMed PMID: 27275020; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4888895.