Background

Dr. Ong is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School. She received her PhD in health informatics at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, and her postdoctoral training at the Boston Children’s Hospital Computational Health Informatics Program.

Dr. Ong’s research combines clinical epidemiology and big data analytics to study disease epidemiology and treatment patterns. Her research interest focuses broadly on leveraging electronic health data to characterize disease phenotypes and risk factors, and to investigate gaps and barriers to evidence-based treatment.