Program Director

Program Director Seba is a serial tech entrepreneur, experienced global corporate executive, innovator, and educator at the intersection of fintech and digital health. He draws his teachings from over twenty-five years of practice in both tech-driven large multinationals and Silicon Valley startups in highly regulated industries, and from a rigorous education at Yale’s and Stanford University’s graduate programs.

His courses include Global Health Informatics, in collaboration with the...

  • Stanford University, Master of International Policy Studies (IPS)
  • Yale University Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Digital Transformation
  • Technology Innovation
  • New Business Models
  • Digital Health, FinTech and BigTech
  • Global Ecosystems

Full-Time Faculty

Cowell Hall, 201

Dr. Bosl was a scientific software developer at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and completed his (first) PhD in computational geophysics at Stanford. In 2005 he moved to the Computational Health Informatics Program in Boston. It was a joint program between Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, and MIT. There he began research in neuroscience and biomedical informatics.

In 2013 he joined USF as the founding director of a new master’s program in Health Informatics, where...

  • Boston University, PhD in Behavioral Neuroscience, 2016
  • Stanford University, PhD in Geophysics, 1999
  • MA, Mathematics, University of Pittsburgh
  • MS, Atmospheric Physics, University of Michigan
  • B...
  • Clinical Neurophysiology and Neuroscience
  • Autism and Epilepsy
  • Machine Learning
  • EEG and Signal Analysis
  • Nonlinear Dynamics

Part-Time Faculty

Nitie is a Systems Data Manager, focused on solving problems with Machine Learning, Data Science, Digital health, System Engineering and Human Factors. He draws his teachings from several years of experience in cross functional roles within multiple companies including Motorola, Huawei, Fossil Systems, and Motive Medical Intelligence. He enjoys working on all stages of data science, from identifying patterns in data to deploying models and building tools. He's passionate about Jesuit philosophy...

  • University of San Francisco, MS in Health Informatics
  • University of Portsmouth, MS in Communications Systems Network Planning and Management
  • University of Benin, B.Eng in Electrical Electronic...
  • Statistical computing
  • Machine learning
  • Natural language processing
  • Data analytics
  • EEG and signal analysis

Born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, John Gomes started working in Silicon Valley as a computer operator in 1979. John has previously worked at Apple, Atari, Cisco, ROLM, WebEx, and is presently at Google. He has also worked at various startup companies such as AlphaSmart, Cidco, Cooliris, Dash Navigation, ePlanet, Flip Video and Vertical Networks. John focuses on software quality and technical program management using development and release methodologies such as Agile, Test Driven...

  • Villanova University, MS in Cybersecurity, 2017
  • Bellevue University, BS in Information Systems, 2002
  • Community College of the Air Force, AAS in Data Processing, 1986
  • Software Quality
  • Technical Program Management
  • Software Development and Release Methodologies

Omid is a data scientist with extensive experience in statistical analysis, machine learning, and predictive modeling. Throughout his career, he has been driven by challenge. He has enjoyed a dynamic career in IT leadership roles developing team performance, analyzing large and complex data sets to identify trends, patterns, and opportunities that support strategic decision-making and drive business growth.

  • University of San Francisco, MS in Health Informatics, 2019
  • Federation University Australia, Graduate Diploma of Information Technology Management, 2011
  • Azad University of Arak, BE in Computer...
  • Machine learning
  • Statistical computing
  • Natural language processing
  • Data analytics of genomics data
  • Databases
  • Business Intelligence analytics

Ketan was a co-founder of Root-1, Inc., a 2 year-old education technology startup that was acquired by Edmodo in March 2013. As part of the executive team at Edmodo, Ketan oversaw various areas of business. Prior to that, he was also the CEO and co-founder of AlphaSmart, Inc (IPO, NASDAQ in February 2004). Prior to co-founding AlphaSmart, Ketan worked as part of Apple’s staff, where he contributed to the success of several key products and services. He is also a member of the Advancement Council...

  • Brigham Young University, MBA, 1989
  • Brigham Young University, BS in Electrical Engineering, 1987
  • Startups

Professor Sarafrazi is a data scientist working in biotech industry. She enjoys working on all stages of data science, from identifying patterns in data to deploying models and building tools. Her areas of interest include health, nutrition, genomics, economics, and financial markets. She's passionate about teaching and making concepts easy to understand.

  • University of San Francisco, MS in Health Informatics, 2019
  • Drexel University, Ph.D. in Economics, 2015
  • Machine Learning and Deep Learning
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Data Analytics of Genomics Data
  • Statistics and Econometrics