Dr. Xiao Hu, PhD, joined Duke University School of Nursing January 2020 from the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) where he was a professor of Physiological Nursing and Neurological Surgery, a faculty member of Bakar Computational Health Sciences Institute, and a core member of the joint UC Berkeley - UCSF bioengineering graduate program. There he led a highly active research lab consisting of data scientists, postdoctoral fellows, graduate students, and software engineers and closely collaborated with stakeholders in nursing, critical care/neurocritical care medicine, neurosurgery, hospital medicine, cardiology, FDA, NASA, and industry to develop intelligent systems driven by biomedical and clinical knowledge, rich data from electronic health record and medical devices.
Dr. Hu has been the principal investigator of four NIH R01, three NIH R21 research projects, and several industrial grants and has published more than 110 journal papers and been awarded six US patents. He is also a standing member of NIH/CSR Biomedical Computing and Health Informatics study section. He has mentored numerous postdoctoral fellows and served as an advisor for a number of PhD students.