Joseph Vento

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Department of Biomedical Informatics
2525 West End Avenue

Joseph Vento obtained his undergraduate degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering at Rice University, and then went to medical school and completed his Internal Medicine residency at UT Southwestern.  He worked for a year as a hospitalist at Parkland Hospital during the first waves of the COVID-19 pandemic, and then moved to Nashville in 2021 to start his Medical Oncology fellowship at VUMC and pursue concurrent training in biomedical informatics.  He began his postdoctoral master’s degree in 2022 on a National Library of Medicine T15 grant, with the goal to develop cancer informatics tools that leverage the large amount of digital data in cancer care to improve patient outcomes.