Madhusmita Behera, PhD


Dr. Behera has extensive experience working in the worlds of informatics and biomedical research.

Titles and Roles

Director, Winship Research Informatics
Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University
Director of IT/Research Information
Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University
Associate Director of Research, Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology
Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University


As Director of the Winship Research Informatics shared resource, Madhusmita Behera, PhD, leads the core in its objective to provide comprehensive and cutting edge informatics support to multidisciplinary Winship investigators. Dr. Behera is also a researcher with the aerodigestive cancer group at the Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University. She primarily works with lung cancer research projects.


Dr. Behera earned her undergraduate degree from Utkal University, India and her master's degree in Biomedical Engineering from University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida. She earned her doctoral degree in Biomedical Engineering also from University of South Florida and completed her training at the Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute in Tampa, Florida.


Dr. Behera's research interests include health outcomes research and population based studies in thoracic cancers, bio specimen banking and analysis of lung cancer clinicopathologic data, evidence-based medicine research by performing systematic reviews of published literature for various types of cancer, statistical modeling and digital image analysis, study of random variable transformations and probability modeling for theoretical considerations and applied analyses.


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