Education History

  • B.S. Biomedical Engineering, State University of New York University at Buffalo
  • Ph.D. Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University

Work Experience

Graduate Student, Johns Hopkins University


Jelvehgaran P*, O’Hara RP*, Prakosa A, Chrispin J, Boink G, Trayanova NA, Oostendorp T. Computational Reentry Vulnerability Index Mapping to Non-Invasively Guide Ablation in Patients with Post Myocardial Infarction Ventricular Tachycardia. J Am Coll Cardiol EP. 2022. DOI: 10.1016/j.jacep.2022.10.002
O’Hara RP, Prakosa A, Binka E, Lacy A, Trayanova NA. Arrhythmia in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: Risk Prediction using Contrast Enhanced MRI, T1 Mapping, and Personalized Virtual Heart Technology. Journal of Electrocardiology. 2022; 74(122-127). DOI: 10.1016/j.jelectrocard.2022.09.004.
O’Hara RP, Binka E, Prakosa A, Zimmerman SL, Cartoski MJ, Abraham MR, Lu DY, Boyle PM, Trayanova NA. Personalized Computational Heart Models with T1-Mapped Fibrotic Remodeling Predict Sudden Death Risk in Patients with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy. eLife. 2022; 11:e73325. DOI: 10.7554/eLife.73325
Haase E, O’Hara RP, Maybhate A. The Do-It-Yourself Electrocardiogram. Biomed Eng Education. 2022; 2(83-90). DOI: 10.1007/s43683-021-00061-0
Paliwal N, Ali RL, Salvador M, O’Hara RP, Yu R, Daimee UA, Akhtar T, Pandey P, Spragg DD, Calkins H, Trayanova, N. A. Presence of Left Atrial Fibrosis May Contribute to Aberrant Hemodynamics and Increased Risk of Stroke in Atrial Fibrillation Patients. Frontiers in Physiology. 2021; 12. DOI: 10.3389/fphys.2021.657452
Tiferes J, Hussein AA, Bisantz A, Higginbotham DJ, Sharif M, Kozlowski J, Ahmad B, O’Hara RP, Wawrzyniak N, Guru K. Are Gestures Worth a Thousand Words? Verbal and Nonverbal Communication During Robot-Assisted Surgery. Applied Ergonomics. 2019; 78. DOI: 10.1016/j.apergo.2018.02.015
Russ M, Iacobucci G, Wood R, O’Hara RP, Rudin S, Ionita CN. Evaluation of Endovascular Procedures Using Precise Patient-Specific Phantoms Created Using Additive Manufacturing. Medical Physics. 2014; 41(103). DOI: 10.1118/1.4887839

Honors and Awards

  • ARCS Foundation Metropolitan Washington Chapter Scholar Award (2022)
  • International Society for Computerized Electrocardiology Young Investigator Award (2022)
  • National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship (2016)
  • Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society Nagel No. 19 Graduate Fellowship (2016)

Professional Organizations

Tau Beta Pi