Jason H. Moore, Ph.D., FACMI

Director of Institute for Biomedical Informatics

Dr. Moore is the founder of the CIC and director of the Penn Institute for Biomedical Informatics which includes the CIC as well as the Bioinformatics Core and the Idea Factory facility. His background and expertise is at the intersection of computer science, statistics, and the biological sciences with a focus on genetics and genomics. He also leads the NIH-funded Computational Genetics Laboratory that develops innovative computational methods for solving complex problems across the biomedical sciences using artificial intelligence, machine learning, and visual analytics.




Danielle Mowery, Ph.D., M.S., M.S.

Core Director

Dr. Mowery is the core director of the CIC, the chief research information officer for Penn Medicine, a senior fellow in the Penn Institute for Biomedical Informatics, and an assistant professor of informatics in the Department of Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Informatics.  Prior to this position, Dr. Mowery completed postdoctoral training at the University of Utah and completed her informatics training at the University of Pittsburgh. She has extensive experience in clinical data science, machine learning, and natural language processing. She currently focuses on deep phenotyping of patients for clinical and translational research studies conducted to better understand disease burden, treatment efficacy, and clinical outcomes. Outside of work, she enjoys playing with her dog, attending concerts, and traveling.


Selah Lynch, M.S.

Data Scientist

Selah does project management and data science for the CIC.  She has a background in physics and computer science.  She received her Master’s degree in Computer Information Technology from the University of Pennsylvania.  Prior to joining CIC she worked at the School of Arts and Sciences doing natural language processing and statistical analysis on Twitter data as part of the World Well Being Project. Outside of work she plays ultimate frisbee and loves to cook.





Emily Schriver, M.S.

Clinical Informatics Analyst

Emily is a clinical informatics analyst embedded within the Penn Medicine Data Analytics Center.  She received her BS in Mathematics from Georgetown University and her MS in Biostatistics from Drexel School of Public Health.  Prior to joining the CIC, she worked with the Quality Improvement department at CHOP helping to predict and limit healthcare-associated infections and to reduce high cost waste from pharmaceuticals.  Outside of work, she enjoys playing ultimate frisbee, hiking, and traveling.



Sy Hwang, M.S.

NLP Application Developer

Sy is an NLP Developer at the CIC. He received his BS from Purdue University and MS from University of New Haven. Prior to joining the CIC, he co-founded two startups in the San Francisco Bay Area, including a consultancy specializing in deep learning-based solutions for early-stage startups. Outside of work, he enjoys cooking, traveling, playing the guitar and participating in hackathons.