Jihoon Kim

Principal Statistician
Division of Biomedical Informatics

Research Interest

The overarching goal of my research is to discover clinically-actionable knowledge from (massive) data-sets.

  • Data Mining
  • Predictive Modeling
  • Bioinformatics
  • Statistical Learning

Selected Publication

Scholar Google

  • Jiang X, Osl M, Kim J, Ohno-Machado L (2012) Calibrating predictive model estimates to support personalized medicine, J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2012 Mar 1;19(2):263-74
  • Kim HE, Jiang X, Kim J, Ohno-Machado L (2011) Trends in biomedical informatics: most cited topics from recent years,
    Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association 18 (Suppl 1), i166-i170
  • Ohno-Machado L, Bafna V, AA Boxwala AA, Chapman BE, Chapman WW, Chaudhuri K, and iDASH Team,
    iDASH: integrating data for analysis, anonymization, and sharing
    Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association
  • Kamberov YG, Kim J, Mazitschek R, Wuo WO, Whitman MR (2011) Microarray profiling reveals the Integrated Stress Response is activated by Halofuginone in mammary epithelial cells, (under review)
  • Kim J, Grillo JM, Boxwala AA, Jiang XJ, Mandelbaum RB, Patel BA, Mikels D, Vinterbo SA, Ohno-Machado L (2011), Anomaly and Signature Filtering Improve Classifier Performance For Detection Of Suspicious Access To EHRs, American Medical Informatics Association Annual Symposium
  • Boxwala A, Kim J,  Grillo JM, Ohno-Machado L (2011) Using statistical and machine learning to help institutions detect suspicious access to electronic health records, JAMIA, 18:498-505
  • Kim J, Patel K, Jung H, Kuo WP, Ohno-Machado L (2011) AnyExpress: integrated toolkit for analysis of cross-platform gene expression data using a fast interval matching algorithm,BMC Bioinformatics, March 17:12-75
  • Jiang X, Osl M, Kim J, Ohno-Machado L (2011) Smooth Isotonic Regression: A New Method to Calibrate Predictive Models,American Medical Informatics Association Annual Symposium
  • Eckert MA, Lwin TM, Chang AT, Kim J, Danis E, Ohno-Machado L, Yang J (2011) Twist1-induced invadopodia formation promotes tumor metastasis,Cancer Cell, 19(3):372-386.
  • Casas E, Kim J, Bendesky A, Ohno-Machado L, Wolfe CJ, Yang J (2011) Snail2 is an essential mediator of Twist1-induced epithelial mesenchymal transition and metastasis,Cancer Res, 71(1):245-254


  • MS in Statistics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA
  • BS in Statistics and MS in Medicine (Bioinformatics), Seoul National University, South Korea


Email: j5kim @ ucsd.edu