Janusz Wojtusiak, PhD

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Titles and Organizations

Professor, HAP
Division Director, Programs in Health Informatics, HAP
Director, Machine Learning and Inference Laboratory

Contact Information

Email: jwojtusi@gmu.edu
Phone: 703-993-4148
Building: Peterson Hall
Room 4425


Dr. Wojtusiak, Professor of Health Informatics and Director of the Machine Learning and Inference Laboratory, has expertise that spans machine learning, health informatics, artificial intelligence in clinical decision support and knowledge discovery in medical data, and a wide range of applications of these fields in health care. His particular area of interest is in developing algorithms that derive simple, transparent and usable models from complex health data to predict patient and population outcomes. He studies how to create and evaluate reproducible, unbiased and trustworthy algorithms and models.

Dr. Wojtusiak serves as the Division Director for Health Informatics in the Department of Health Administration and Policy. He oversees undergraduate, master’s and doctoral programs in health informatics. Dr. Wojtusiak teaches several courses focused on machine learning, data mining, artificial intelligence and computing applied in medicine, healthcare and individual/population health.

He authored or co-authored over 100 research publications and presentations and continues to collaborate with multiple national and international institutions.


Research Interests

  • Health Informatics
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Machine Learning
  • Clinical decision support
  • Population Health
  • Computational Methods in Health 


For complete list, see https://www.mli.gmu.edu/jwojt

Honors and Awards

  • Shirley S. Travis Habit of Excellence Award, 2016, College of Health and Human Services, George Mason University
  • Award for Outstanding Doctoral Work, 2008, George Mason University Department of Computational and Data Sciences
  • Best poster presentation Award, 2007, Sixth International Conference on Machine Learning and Applications


  • PhD, Computational Sciences and Informatics, George Mason University
  • MS, Computer Science, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland