Jessilyn Dunn

Dunn

Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Developing new tools and infrastructure for multi-modal biomedical data integration to drive precision/personalized methods for early detection, intervention, and prevention of disease.

Appointments and Affiliations

  • Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
  • Assistant Professor of Biostatistics & Bioinformatics
  • Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Contact Information

  • Office Location: 534 Research Dr, Room #448, Durham, NC 27708
  • Office Phone: +1 919 668 9798
  • Email Address: jessilyn.dunn@duke.edu
  • Websites:

Education

  • Ph.D. Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015

Research Interests

Use of large-scale biomedical datasets to model and guide personalized therapies.

Courses Taught

  • ISS 796T: Bass Connections Information, Society & Culture Research Team
  • ISS 795T: Bass Connections Information, Society & Culture Research Team
  • ISS 396T: Bass Connections Information, Society & Culture Research Team
  • ISS 395T: Bass Connections Information, Society & Culture Research Team
  • ISS 290S: Special Topics in Information Science + Studies
  • HLTHPOL 796T: Bass Connections Health Policy & Innovation Research Team
  • HLTHPOL 795T: Bass Connections Health Policy & Innovation Research Team
  • HLTHPOL 396T: Bass Connections Health Policy & Innovation Research Team
  • HLTHPOL 395T: Health Policy & Innovation Research Team
  • EGR 393: Research Projects in Engineering
  • BME 899: Special Readings in Biomedical Engineering
  • BME 792: Continuation of Graduate Independent Study
  • BME 791: Graduate Independent Study
  • BME 590: Special Topics in Biomedical Engineering
  • BME 580: An Introduction to Biomedical Data Science (GE)
  • BME 494: Projects in Biomedical Engineering (GE)
  • BME 493: Projects in Biomedical Engineering (GE)
  • BME 290: Intermediate Topics (GE)
  • BIOSTAT 707: Statistical Methods for Learning and Discovery

In the News

Representative Publications

  • Shin, S; Kowahl, N; Hansen, T; Ling, AY; Barman, P; Cauwenberghs, N; Rainaldi, E; Short, S; Dunn, J; Shandhi, MMH; Shah, SH; Mahaffey, KW; Kuznetsova, T; Daubert, MA; Douglas, PS; Haddad, F; Kapur, R, Real-world walking behaviors are associated with early-stage heart failure: a Project Baseline Health Study., J Card Fail (2024) [10.1016/j.cardfail.2024.02.028] [abs].
  • Dunn, J; Coravos, A; Fanarjian, M; Ginsburg, GS; Steinhubl, SR, Remote digital health technologies for improving the care of people with respiratory disorders., The Lancet. Digital health, vol 6 no. 4 (2024), pp. e291-e298 [10.1016/s2589-7500(23)00248-0] [abs].
  • Singh, K; Armstrong, SC; Wagner, BE; Counts, J; Skinner, A; Kay, M; Li, JS; Shah, S; Zucker, N; Neshteruk, C; Story, M; Suarez, L; Kraus, WE; Zizzi, AR; Dunn, J, Physical activity and sleep changes among children during the COVID-19 pandemic., NPJ Digit Med, vol 7 no. 1 (2024) [10.1038/s41746-024-01041-8] [abs].
  • Shandhi, MMH; Singh, K; Janson, N; Ashar, P; Singh, G; Lu, B; Hillygus, DS; Maddocks, JM; Dunn, JP, Assessment of ownership of smart devices and the acceptability of digital health data sharing., NPJ digital medicine, vol 7 no. 1 (2024) [10.1038/s41746-024-01030-x] [abs].
  • Holko, M; Lunt, C; Dunn, J, Session Introduction: Digital health technology data in biocomputing: Research efforts and considerations for expanding access (PSB2024)., Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing. Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing, vol 29 (2024), pp. 163-169 [abs].