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Systems Engineering Program Area

The Systems Engineering Program Area focuses on the development, integration, and optimization of tools, systems, and processes to improve the state of health and medical treatment.

Systems Engineering Program Area Manager:
Susan Kennedy
Phone: 240-228-5045
E-mail: Susan.Kennedy@jhuapl.edu


staffHealth Systems Integration

We are applying a systems approach to redesigning a health care system that is integrated, is highly reliable, and learns, leveraging APL competencies in systems engineering, system development, interoperability/integration, data visualization, data sharing, data analytics, and information security.

Health Systems Integration Program Manager:
John Barnes
Phone: 240-228-3789
E-mail: John.Barnes@jhuapl.edu


Systems BiologyHealth Systems Optimization

Health systems consist of policies, property, people, and processes. APL seeks to optimize the performance of the holistic system and create a learning system, leveraging competencies in areas such as systems and industrial engineering, biostatistics and epidemiology, software development, and human factors.

Health Systems Optimization Program Manager:
Lia Scarince
Phone: 240-393-7514
E-mail: Lia.Scarince@jhuapl.edu

Health Systems Optimization Assistant Program Manager:
Katie Esper
Phone: 240-228-8587
E-mail: Kathryn.Esper@jhuapl.edu


Health Technologies

APL is applying its extensive capabilities in advanced biomaterials, biological and physiological sensors, robotics, imaging systems, machine learning, and data fusion to develop, apply, and transition transformative technologies in health diagnosis and functional restoration (e.g., neurally integrated prosthetics).

Health Technologies Program Manager:
Adam Cohen, MD
Phone: 240-592-1437
E-mail: Adam.Cohen@jhuapl.edu