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Scott McGrath

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  • PhD (ABD), Biomedical Informatics, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2018 anticipated
  • MSc, Biomedical Informatics, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2013
  • BS, Biology with Chemistry Minor, Linfield College, 2000


  • Johns Hopkins University, Coursera, April 2017R Programming

  • University of Waikato, WekaMOOC, June 2015, Data Mining With Weka

  • University of Waikato, WekaMOOC, July 2015, More Data Mining With Weka

Research/Professional Interests

  • Precision Medicine
  • Enhancing healthcare provider communication with IT
  • Telehealth and mHealth
  • Direct-to-Consumer genetic tests
  • Electronic Health Records and communication
  • Big health data and data mining


  • BMC Medical Genomics
  • Building Towards Precision Medicine: Empowering Medical Professionals for the Next Revolution, May 10, 2016, McGrath, S. Ghers1, D, DOI :10.1186/s129209016-0183-8

  • Public Health Genomics
  • Comprehension and Data-Sharing Behavior of Direct-To-Consumer Genetic Test Customers, McGrath S.P. - Coleman J, Najjar L, Fruhling A, Bastola D.R. DOI 10.1159/000444477

  • AMIA 2017 Annual Symposium Developing  A M Health Telemedicine App for Certified Athletic Trainers. McGrath, S., McGrath, M., Bastola, D. R.
  • Proceedings of the 2015 International Conference on Brain Informatics & Health
  • Extending Concussion Evaluations with telemedicine for Certified Athletic Trainers
    McGrath, S., Bastola, D. K.

  • IEEE Data Analysis Patterns in Software Engineering (DAPSE)
  • Concept to Commit: A Pattern Designed to Trace Code Changes From User Requests to Change Implementation By Analyzing Mailing Lists and Code Repositories
    McGrath, S., Bastola, D.K., Siy, H.

  • IEEE Healthcare Informatics, Imaging and Systems Biology (HISB) A Comparison of Computational Approaches in the Molecular Identification of Pathogenic Organisms, Bastola, D.K., McGrath, S., Bhowmick, 5., Thapa, I.


  • GRACA, Workflow Analysis of the Juvenile Diversion Case Management System (JDCMS) in Nebraska.
  • NASA mini-grant, Adapting a Telemedicine Device for Implementation in Space Flight.

University/Professional Services

  • Assistant Editor MedInfo 2017: 16th World congress on Medical and Health Informatics
  • Reviewing for Conferences; ACM Conference on Bioinformatics, Computation Biology and Health Informatics, International Conference on Computational Science, AMIA Annual Symposium, BIOSTEC: International joint Conference on Biomedical engineering Systems and Technologies, and BILIS: International Workshop on High Performance Computing Systems for Biomedical, Bioinformatics and Life Sciences

Professional Organizations

  • American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA)
  • International Society for Computational Biology
  • AMIA Clinical Research Informatics Working Group