Rahmat Beheshti is an assistant professor in the Data Science Institute, the Department of Computer & Information Sciences, and the Epidemiology Program at the University of Delaware (UD). He has been working in the area of Health Data Science during his Ph.D. in Computer Science and his postdoctoral training in Public Health, and currently directs the healthy lAIfe lab at UD. Specifically, he has worked extensively on several projects related to obesity and diabetes, involving very different aspects of these diseases, including their social, economic, environmental, and lately biological factors.

Rahmat Beheshti is a 2019 grantee of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Health Data for Action program, managed by AcademyHealth.