Ricardo Henao

Ricardo Henao

Associate Professor in Biostatistics & Bioinformatics

Appointments and Affiliations

  • Associate Professor in Biostatistics & Bioinformatics
  • Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Member of Duke Center for Applied Genomics and Precision Medicine

Contact Information

  • Office Location: 140 Science Drive, Durham, NC 27710
  • Office Phone: +1 919 668 0647
  • Email Address: ricardo.henao@duke.edu


  • Ph.D. Technical University of Denmark (Denmark), 2011

Courses Taught

  • IDS 793: Independent Study
  • EGR 393: Research Projects in Engineering
  • ECE 899: Special Readings in Electrical Engineering
  • ECE 891: Internship
  • ECE 494: Projects in Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • ECE 493: Projects in Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • ECE 392: Projects in Electrical and Computer Engineering

In the News

Representative Publications

  • Assaad, S; Dov, D; Park, C; Davis, R; Kovalsky, SZ; Lee, WT; Kahmke, RR; Rocke, DJ; Cohen, J; Weiss-Meilik, A; Henao, R; Carin, L; Elliott Range, D, A Preliminary Study Comparing the Performance of Thyroid Molecular Tests to a Deep Learning Algorithm in Predicting Malignancy in Indeterminate Thyroid Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsies., Thyroid, vol 34 no. 4 (2024), pp. 531-535 [10.1089/thy.2023.0054] [abs].
  • Economou-Zavlanos, NJ; Bessias, S; Cary, MP; Bedoya, AD; Goldstein, BA; Jelovsek, JE; O'Brien, CL; Walden, N; Elmore, M; Parrish, AB; Elengold, S; Lytle, KS; Balu, S; Lipkin, ME; Shariff, AI; Gao, M; Leverenz, D; Henao, R; Ming, DY; Gallagher, DM; Pencina, MJ; Poon, EG, Translating ethical and quality principles for the effective, safe and fair development, deployment and use of artificial intelligence technologies in healthcare., J Am Med Inform Assoc, vol 31 no. 3 (2024), pp. 705-713 [10.1093/jamia/ocad221] [abs].
  • Hong, C; Liu, M; Wojdyla, DM; Hickey, J; Pencina, M; Henao, R, Trans-Balance: Reducing demographic disparity for prediction models in the presence of class imbalance., J Biomed Inform, vol 149 (2024) [10.1016/j.jbi.2023.104532] [abs].
  • Steinbrink, JM; Liu, Y; Henao, R; Tsalik, EL; Ginsburg, GS; Ramsburg, E; Woods, CW; McClain, MT, 305. PBMC-Derived Transcriptomic Signatures Accurately Discriminate Between Viral, Bacterial, and Fungal Infections and can be Translated to Real-World Human Infections, Open Forum Infectious Diseases, vol 10 no. Supplement_2 (2023) [10.1093/ofid/ofad500.377] [abs].
  • Mallya, P; Stevens, LM; Zhao, J; Hong, C; Henao, R; Economou-Zavlanos, N; Wojdyla, DM; Schibler, T; Manchanda, V; Pencina, MJ; Hall, JL, Facilitating Harmonization of Variables in Framingham, MESA, ARIC, and REGARDS Studies Through a Metadata Repository., Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes, vol 16 no. 11 (2023) [10.1161/CIRCOUTCOMES.123.009938] [abs].