Informatics Research Seminars

Fall 2018 Seminar Schedule

The Informatics Research Seminar Series is sponsored by Duke University and a collaboration with UNC-Chapel Hill, NCCU, UNC-Charlotte, and ECU. This series explores key areas in Health Informatics and include research results, overview of programs of research, basic, applied, and evaluative projects, as well as research from varied epistemological stances.

All seminars (live or broadcast) are held on Wednesday afternoons from 4-5 pm in the Hock Auditorium.  

Informatics Research Seminars: Fall 2018
WK Site Date Speaker Tentative Topic
1 Duke Aug 29 Ed Hammond, PhD, FACMI, FAIMBE, FIMIA, FHL7 The Future of Health and Getting There
2 Duke Sept 5 Charles Jaffe, MD, PhD Standards
3 UNC-C Sept 12 Christopher Blanchette, PhD and Laura Clark Regionalization and Trend Analyses of Health Service Utilization and Cost Among Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease Patients in the U.S.
4 ECU Sept 19
5 NCCU Sept 26 Gregory Clinton Telenetwork in NC: To spread health, legal, environment and justice presentations to rural NC.
6 Duke Oct 3 Metin Nafi Gurcan, PhD Imaging Informatics
7 UNC-CH Oct 10
8 UNC-C Oct 17 Shi Chen, PhD Comparative analysis of real vs fake health-related information on social media: a case study of 2016 Zika epidemic in cyberspace.
9 ECU Oct 24
10 NCCU Oct 31 Eun Young Yoo-Lee, PhD Health Information Seeking on the Web: Theory and Research.
11 UNC-CH Nov 7
12 UNC-CH Nov 14

If you have any questions about the upcoming seminars please contact Pegeen Ryan-Murray at 919-668-4647 or


Anyone interested in biomedical health informatics, including students, faculty, and staff in  informatics and health information technology are welcome.

Duke: Hock Plaza, Hock Auditorium (Ground Level)DCHI Logo

PARKING: Email to request a parking pass. The pass will be emailed to you in PDF format and must be printed for scanning at the gate. The system will not scan bar codes from smartphones. After parking, proceed to the 4th floor of the parking garage and exit across the driveway to enter the building. Sign in at the desk and take the elevator to the ground floor. Exit left off the elevator and walk down to hall, Hock Auditorium is on your right.

UNC-CH: Health Science Library, Room 227  CHIP

NCCU: James E. Shepard Memorial Library, Room 364  NCCU Logo

UNC-C: Fretwell 126 (Campus parking available.)  UNCC Logo

ECU: Health Sciences Building, Room 1355 (Campus and meter parking available around the Health Sciences Building.)ECU Logo


Clinical Education (CE) Credit

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In support of improving patient care, the Duke University Health System Department of Clinical Education and Professional Development is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), to provide continuing education for the health care team. All targeted audience members are eligible to receive 1.0 Joint Accreditation Credit Hours for this activity. No attendance certificates are issued for this course.

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