Bio


Arturo Lopez Pineda is a biomedical informatician currently receiving postdoctoral training in Population Genomics at the Bustamante Lab at Stanford University. His areas of interest include clinical informatics and translational bioinformatics. Currently, he is working closely with partners from the Mexican Institute of Social Security (IMSS) to strengthen their data science capabilities in order to create a cancer registry using their newly implemented Electronic Health Record (EHR).

Arturo is a Fulbright Science and Technology Scholar, and a member of Mexico's National System of Researchers (SNI). He holds a PhD and MS in Biomedical Informatics from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, and a MS in Intelligent Systems and BS in Computer Science, both from Tecnologico de Monterrey (ITESM).

Arturo has worked closely with students and faculty as Director of the Computer Science Undergraduate Program at ITESM. Also, he has been a research intern at Mexico’s National Institute for Genomic Medicine (INMEGEN), and at the University of Pittsburgh’s Center for Health Informatics for the Underserved, assessing the use of EHRs in Malawi.

Honors & Awards


  • The Fulbright Science and Technology Award, The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the United States Department of State (2010-2013)
  • National Research Candidate, Mexico's National System of Researchers of the National Council for Science and Technology (2017-2019)

Professional Education


  • PhD, University of Pittsburgh, Biomedical Informatics (2015)
  • MS, University of Pittsburgh, Biomedical Informatics (2012)
  • MS, Tecnologico de Monterrey, Intelligent Systems (2008)
  • BS, Tecnologico de Monterrey, Computer Science (2006)

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