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Arya Rahgozar

Scientist, Methodological & Implementation Research
Ottawa Hospital Research Institute

Research Interests

Dr. Rahgozar's interests are in applications of NLP, machine understanding, explainability of automatic recommendations in medicine and e-Healthcare.

Brief Biography

Arya Rahgozar is a scientist at OHRI and an adjunct Professor of Data Science at the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the School of Medicine, DFM, University of Ottawa. He received his Ph.D. in Digital Transformation and Innovation from the University of Ottawa, specializing in Natural Language Processing (NLP) under Prof. Diana Inkpen's supervision, specifically in multi-lingual semantic text classification, clustering and ontology learning. Arya got his master's from the University of Waterloo in Management Sciences, specialized in graph representations with temporal event predictions, NLP under Prof. Olga Vechtomova. Arya has over 20 years of decision science, analytics industrial experience and partnerships in banking, credit risk, marketing, healthcare and supply-chain, as an advanced analytics team leader and principal Data Scientist. Arya was a Mitacs PI and a start-up partner to develop Chat-bot Recommender system. 

Selected Publications

Hakimjavadi R, Huang A, Karunananthan S, Archibald D, Deyell T, Fung C, Rahgozar A, Keely E, Afkham A, Liddy C. Insights into the Knowledge Gaps of Primary Care Providers Providing Frailty Care: A Qualitative Analysis of Econsult Questions Submitted To Specialists. Canadian Geriatrics Journal. 2023 Jun 1;26(2):308-.

Diseases, conditions and populations of interest

Research and clinical approaches