Amir Talaei-Khoei

Healthcare Analytics Researcher

An international leader in the field of healthcare analytics, Dr. Amir Talaei-Khoei focuses primarily on the use of data techniques in healthcare settings to help improve patient outcomes and quality of care. Dr. Amir Talaei-Khoei teaches information systems and analytics courses at the Ansari College of Business at the University of Nevada, Reno, in addition to conducting research in areas such as disease modeling, disease prediction and occupational safety.

Dr. Talaei-Khoei’s current research projects include the National Science Foundation-funded initiative Fighting Wildfires under Climate Change, Forecast of COVID-19 through the Measurement of Wastewater Network, funded by City of Sparks as well as Capacity Building in Artificially Intelligent Mining Systems (AIMS), funded by the CDC’s National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. His research efforts also include the use of social media as a tool for student engagement. Using the lens of revised community of inquiries (RCOI), Dr. Talaei-Khoei examines strategies such as flipped classes and peer-learning practices to observe how students engage both in and out of the classroom.

Dr. Amir Talaei-Khoei holds a master of science in information technology from the Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden and a PhD in information systems from the University of New South Wales in Australia.

Work Experience

Jan 2020 - Present

Co-Founder and CTO
Medical AI Systems

Jul 2016 - Present

Associate Professor of Information Systems
University of Nevada Reno


Jan 2008 - Jan 2012

University of New South Wales (UNSW)
Information Systems

Sep 2006 - Jan 2008

Royal Institute of Technology
Information Technology

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