Gordan Gao

Gordon Gao, PhD

Academic AreaInformation Systems
Academic AreaHealth
Academic AreaEconomics
Areas of InterestAI in Healthcare, mHealth, Digital Health, Quality Transparency

Guodong (Gordon) Gao, PhD, MBA, is a professor at the Carey Business School of Johns Hopkins University and co-director of the Center for Digital Health and AI (CDHAI). Before joining Carey, he was the Dean’s Professor of AI in Healthcare, co-director of the Center for Health Information and Decision Systems (CHIDS), and the director of the Health Insights AI Lab, at the University of Maryland, College Park. Dr. Gao’s research interests include Big Data and AI in health care, health IT, and quality transparency. His research has been funded by NSF, NIH and AHRQ. Dr. Gao is a recipient of the NSF CAREER Award.


  • PhD, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
  • MBA, Tsinghua-MIT Sloan join program
  • BE, Electric Engineering, Tsinghua University