UCI Empowering Personal Health

Revolutionizing individual health through Personal Models and perpetual guidance using Personal Health Navigator

Personal Health
For every living person in the world

Revolutionizing individual health through Personal Models and perpetual guidance using Personal Health Navigator

Global Teams
Researchers, all around the world

Since Health research and guidance is based on diverse expertise as well as different geo-social-economic-cultural factors, we are forming partnerships with researchers, practitioners, and organizations in different parts of the world.


IFH Latest News

19 May 2021

Keynote Speaker in “International Conference on Innovation & Sustainability”

Ramesh Jain presented his research on the Personal Food Model and World Food Atlas as the Keynote Speaker in the “International Conference on Innovation & Sustainability” organized during February 5-6, 2021

14 May 2021

Mental Health Navigation for College Students

A group of IFH members received the SSIHI Pilot Studies Award to address loneliness in college students using a navigational approach.

20 Apr 2021

The research of a multi-disciplinary group of IFH members on “Long Covid” was features in NY Times.

This research reveals that “Many Long Covid Patients Had No Symptoms From Their Initial Infection”.

3 Apr 2021

IFH in the media

The establishment of IFH was covered in Becker’s Health IT News.


Distinguished Seminar Series on Data Science & Artificial Intelligence
A Seminar on:

Distinguished Seminar Series on Data Science & Artificial Intelligence

Prof. Ramesh Jain

22 Jun 2021, at 10:00 - 11:00 AM (HKT, UTC+8)
Virtual Zoom


Jessica Borelli

Ramesh Jain

Donald Bren Professor
Dept. of CS

Social computing, Artificial Intelligence, Computer Vision, Multimedia

Founding director of UCI Institute for Future Health. Active researcher in Computer Vision, Artificial Intelligence, Multimedia Computing, Experiential computing, and Digital Health. founder and directer of artificial intelligence laboratory in 1987; founder of visual computing lab in 1995 at University of California, San Diego. Also the founding Editor-in-Chief of IEEE MultiMedia magazine and Machine Vision and Applications journal.

Amir M. Rahmani

Amir M. Rahmani

Associate Director
Assistant Professor
School of Nursing and Department of Computer Science
e-Health, Wearable Internet-of-Things, Healthcare/Nursing Informatics, Embedded Systems, Ubiquitous Computing, Applied ML, Bio-signal Processing
Bin Nan

Bin Nan

Dept. of Statistics
Biostatistics, Survival analysis, Analysis of high-dimensional brain image data, analysis of longitudinal data with terminal events
Michael J. Carey

Michael J. Carey

Dept. of CS
Big Data management, database management systems, information integration
Sharad Mehrotra

Sharad Mehrotra

Dept. of CS
Data Quality, Data Privacy, Data Management Systems, Distributed Systems, Sensor-based Pervasive Systems, Situational Awareness
Qi Alfred Chen

Qi Alfred Chen

Assistant Professor
Dept. of CS
Information Security and Privacy
Ariana Nelson

Ariana Nelson

Associate Clinical Professor
School of Medicine
Adverse effects of opioid medications, pain medicine, anesthesiology, objective pain assessment
Karen Lindsay

Karen Lindsay

School of Medicine
Nutrition, pregnancy, childhood, development, fetal programming
Charless Fowlkes

Charless Fowlkes

Dept. of CS
Computer vision, biological image analysis

Latest Projects

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  • Future Healthcare
  • Lifestyle Recommendation
  • Personal Health Models
  • Population Models
  • Translation and Practice
  • Health State Estimation


Traditionally, the regime of mental healthcare has followed an episodic psychotherapy model wherein patients seek care from a provider through…


Emerging data suggest that the effects of infection with SARS-CoV-2 are far-reaching, extending beyond those with severe acute disease. Specifically,…

Smart, Connected, and Coordinated Maternal Care for Underserved Communities

UNITE (UNderserved communITiEs) presents a community engagement model that is smart, deploying ubiquitous monitoring and lifelogging; connected, bringing together a…

Internet of Cognitive Things for Personalized Healthcare

Quality of Experience (QoE) is a key metric for the successful delivery of end-user services for IoT-enabled applications. Achieving consistent…

Personal Mental Health Navigator

Traditionally, the regime of mental healthcare has followed an episodic psychotherapy model wherein patients seek care from a provider through…

Building Personal Chronicle

Personicle is a Mobile App which in its current form collects and processes the location, place, mobile device-specific measures like…

Building Personal model for Health Navigation

Population based healthcare models, while helpful in treating diseases caused by external stimulus, have proven not so effective for chronic…

FoodLogging Platform

Models are built using data. Most successful search, social media, and recommendation systems are built using personal models to provide…

Developing estimation techniques for determining health states

Current Healthcare systems are focused on diseases, not health. We adopt and build on the perspective that a body is…


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