Research Funding

  • February 1, 2020 - January 31, 2021 - Enhanced prostate cancer diagnostics: Intelligent algorithms to improve patient, Principal Investigator. Sponsor: American Cancer Society, Sponsor Award ID: IRG-17-180-19
  • February 1, 2020 - January 31, 2021 - Enhanced prostate cancer diagnostics: Intelligent algorithms to improve patient, Principal Investigator. Sponsor: American Cancer Society, Sponsor Award ID: IRG-17-180-19
  • February 1, 2020 - January 31, 2021 - Enhanced prostate cancer diagnostics: Intelligent algorithms to improve patient, Principal Investigator. Sponsor: American Cancer Society, Sponsor Award ID: IRG-17-180-19
  • February 1, 2020 - January 31, 2021 - Enhanced prostate cancer diagnostics: Intelligent algorithms to improve patient, Principal Investigator. Sponsor: American Cancer Society, Sponsor Award ID: IRG-17-180-19

Education

Stanford University, Stanford, CA, BS, 06/2008, Biomedical Computation
Stanford University, Stanford, CA, MS, 06/2009, Bioengineering
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI, MD, 05/2014, Medicine
Yale-New Haven Medical Center, New Haven/Waterbury, CT, Internship, 06/2015, Internal Medicine
Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, Residency, 06/2019, Radiation Oncology

Honors & Awards

  • 2020
    New England Journal of Medicine Travel Scholarship, Symposium on Artificial Intelligence for Learning Health Systems
  • 2018
    3rd Place, Google Kaggle NCAA March Madness Machine Learning Competition
  • 2014
    Dylan Cappel Memorial Scholarship in Oncology, University of Wisconsin
  • 2012
    Herman and Gwendolyn Shapiro Excellence in Student Research Award, University of Wisconsin
  • 2011
    Excellence in Radiology Research Award, National Student Research Forum
  • 2009
    Excellence in Science Award, American Association for the Advancement of Science

Selected Publications

  1. Hong JC, Butte AJ. Assessing Clinical Outcomes in a Data-Rich World-A Reality Check on Real-World Data. JAMA Netw Open. 2021 Jul 01; 4(7):e2117826.  View on PubMed
  2. Wu SY, Yee E, Vasudevan HN, Fogh SE, Boreta L, Braunstein SE, Hong JC. Risk Stratification for Imminent Risk of Death at the Time of Palliative Radiotherapy Consultation. JAMA Netw Open. 2021 Jul 01; 4(7):e2115641.  View on PubMed
  3. Sinha S, Garriga M, Naik N, McSteen BW, Odisho AY, Lin A, Hong JC. Disparities in Electronic Health Record Patient Portal Enrollment Among Oncology Patients. JAMA Oncol. 2021 Jun 01; 7(6):935-937.  View on PubMed
  4. Hong JC, Hauser ER, Redding TS, Sims KJ, Gellad ZF, O'Leary MC, Hyslop T, Madison AN, Qin X, Weiss D, Bullard AJ, Williams CD, Sullivan BA, Lieberman D, Provenzale D. Characterizing chronological accumulation of comorbidities in healthy veterans: a computational approach. Sci Rep. 2021 Apr 14; 11(1):8104.  View on PubMed
  5. Garriga M, Feng FY, Lee WR, Hong JC. Early salvage versus adjuvant therapy for treatment of prostate cancer following prostatectomy. BMJ Evid Based Med. 2020 Dec 24.  View on PubMed
  6. Hong JC, Fairchild AT, Tanksley JP, Palta M, Tenenbaum JD. Natural language processing for abstraction of cancer treatment toxicities: accuracy versus human experts. JAMIA Open. 2020 Dec; 3(4):513-517.  View on PubMed
  7. Kang J, Morin O, Hong JC. Closing the Gap Between Machine Learning and Clinical Cancer Care-First Steps Into a Larger World. JAMA Oncol. 2020 Nov 01; 6(11):1731-1732.  View on PubMed
  8. Hong JC, Eclov NCW, Dalal NH, Thomas SM, Stephens SJ, Malicki M, Shields S, Cobb A, Mowery YM, Niedzwiecki D, Tenenbaum JD, Palta M. System for High-Intensity Evaluation During Radiation Therapy (SHIELD-RT): A Prospective Randomized Study of Machine Learning-Directed Clinical Evaluations During Radiation and Chemoradiation. J Clin Oncol. 2020 11 01; 38(31):3652-3661.  View on PubMed
  9. Sullivan BA, Redding TS, Hauser ER, Gellad ZF, Qin X, Gupta S, Robertson DJ, Weiss DG, O'Leary MC, Madison AN, Sims KJ, Williams CD, Hong JC, Lieberman D, Provenzale D. High-Risk Adenomas at Screening Colonoscopy Remain Predictive of Future High-Risk Adenomas Despite an Intervening Negative Colonoscopy. Am J Gastroenterol. 2020 08; 115(8):1275-1282.  View on PubMed
  10. Fairchild AT, Tanksley JP, Tenenbaum JD, Palta M, Hong JC. Interrater Reliability in Toxicity Identification: Limitations of Current Standards. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2020 08 01; 107(5):996-1000.  View on PubMed
  11. Spiegel DY, Boyer MJ, Hong JC, Williams CD, Kelley MJ, Salama JK, Palta M. Survival Advantage With Adjuvant Chemotherapy for Locoregionally Advanced Rectal Cancer: A Veterans Health Administration Analysis. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2020 01; 18(1):52-58.  View on PubMed
  12. Lafata KJ, Zhou Z, Liu JG, Hong J, Kelsey CR, Yin FF. An Exploratory Radiomics Approach to Quantifying Pulmonary Function in CT Images. Sci Rep. 2019 08 08; 9(1):11509.  View on PubMed
  13. Hong JC, Salama JK. Authors' Reply. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2019 08 01; 17(8):xxxixa-xl.  View on PubMed
  14. Jacobs CD, Carpenter DJ, Hong JC, Havrilesky LJ, Sosa JA, Chino JP. Radiation Records in the National Cancer Database: Variations in Coding and/or Practice Can Significantly Alter Survival Results. JCO Clin Cancer Inform. 2019 05; 3:1-9.  View on PubMed
  15. Hong JC, Boyer MJ, Spiegel DY, Williams CD, Tong BC, Shofer SL, Moravan MJ, Kelley MJ, Salama JK. Increasing PET Use in Small Cell Lung Cancer: Survival Improvement and Stage Migration in the VA Central Cancer Registry. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2019 02; 17(2):127-139.  View on PubMed
  16. Lafata KJ, Hong JC, Geng R, Ackerson BG, Liu JG, Zhou Z, Torok J, Kelsey CR, Yin FF. Association of pre-treatment radiomic features with lung cancer recurrence following stereotactic body radiation therapy. Phys Med Biol. 2019 01 08; 64(2):025007.  View on PubMed
  17. Wang C, Zhu X, Hong JC, Zheng D. Artificial Intelligence in Radiotherapy Treatment Planning: Present and Future. Technol Cancer Res Treat. 2019 01 01; 18:1533033819873922.  View on PubMed
  18. Zheng D, Hong JC, Wang C, Zhu X. Radiotherapy Treatment Planning in the Age of AI: Are We Ready Yet? Technol Cancer Res Treat. 2019 Jan-Dec; 18:1533033819894577.  View on PubMed
  19. Hong JC, Niedzwiecki D, Palta M, Tenenbaum JD. Predicting Emergency Visits and Hospital Admissions During Radiation and Chemoradiation: An Internally Validated Pretreatment Machine Learning Algorithm. JCO Clin Cancer Inform. 2018 12; 2:1-11.  View on PubMed
  20. Spiegel DY, Hong JC, Oyekunle T, Waters L, Lee WR, Salama JK, Koontz BF. A Nomogram for Testosterone Recovery After Combined Androgen Deprivation and Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2019 03 15; 103(4):834-842.  View on PubMed

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