Albert Park

Albert Park

Assistant Professor
Software and Information Systems
Woodward 310H

Hi, I am Albert Park, currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Software and Information Systems within the College of Computing and Informatics at the University of North Carolina-Charlotte.


Social computing, group-health informatics, human-centered design, personal (consumer) health informatics, online communication, collaborative health technology, patient-provider interaction, peer support, patient-reported outcomes and patient-generated data


I was a National Institutes of Health-National Library of Medicine Post-Doctoral Fellow at the University of Utah. I hold a bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Computer Science from Virginia Tech, and a Ph.D. in Biomedical and Health Informatics from the University of Washington.


My research focuses on the analysis of social interactions and social networks using modern data analysis and development of novel computational approaches to study social interactions and relationships in the context of health.


Health Informatics Lab:

Are you looking for an opportunity to collaborate, do significant research and earn your Ph.D.? I will have two Ph.D. student positions. If you have strong technical skills particularly in areas pertaining to social computing and/or machine learning combined with a strong understanding of theories and research approaches within social and behavioral sciences, please send me the following: a brief statement about yourself, including your name, major, anticipated degree, and graduation date; and also a resume/CV highlighting relevant skills and experiences. Informal inquiries are welcome and may be made by email (

Selected Representative Publications: