Dr. Obeid is the Co-director of the Biomedical Informatics Center (BMIC) and SmartState Endowed Chair in Biomedical Informatics at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC). His research interests include natural language processing (NLP) using deep learning approaches for e-phenotyping and prediction of outcomes; electronic consents and research permissions; secondary use of EHR data/data warehousing for research; analysis of research networks; and biomedical ontologies.