Christina Catley

Christina Catley, Research Associate
PhD (Electrical
Eng.), M. App. Sc. (Electrical), B.Eng. (Computer Systems)

Personal Profile:
Christina Catley received her Ph.D degree in Electrical Engineering from
CarletonUniversity (Ottawa, Canada) in 2007. Her Ph.D. dissertation focused on designing Web services-based approaches for integrating obstetrical databases and developing clinical decision support tools for risk assessment, specifically in the area of premature birth. During the completion of her doctoral degree, Christina was awarded an NSERC scholarship, two Ontario Graduate Scholarships, and the Canadian Engineering Memorial Foundation Graduate Engineering Scholarship.

She is currently working as a Research Associate, within HIR, at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (
Oshawa, Canada). Her research involves integrating data mining and temporal abstraction for the purpose of analyzing multi-dimensional clinical data in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and applying health informatics techniques to analyze and improve patient information flow within NICUs.

Research Areas:
Health Informatics, Intelligent Decision Support Systems, Data Mining, Patient Journey Modeling, Web Services, Electronic Patient Record, Medical Ontologies.