Assistant Professor


Dr. Weidan Cao is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biomedical Informatics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. Dr. Cao’s research focuses on mHealth apps/intervention engagement, the intended effects and unintended effects of mHealth apps/interventions, the usability and usefulness of mHealth apps for chronic disease management (e.g., cardiovascular diseases, cancer), health information seeking and processing behaviors, doctor-patient communication, and cultural factors in health interventions.

Education and Training

Postdoc, Biomedical Informatics, The Ohio State University, 2022

PhD, Communication, Temple University, 2017