Informatics Research Seminars

Fall 2017 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.

The Fall 2017 Informatics Research Seminars Series will begin on Wednesday,  August 30th at 4:00-5:00pm. A list of the dates for all of the 11 Fall 2017 seminar presentations are listed below. All seminars are held on Wednesday afternoons from 4:00-5:00pm in the Hock Auditorium.  *Between September 8th and October 13th, presentations for Duke attendees will be in Hock G06 during auditorium renovations.

Date
Speaker
Seminar

Location
Topic
Aug 30 Susan Spratt, MD Duke Phenotypes for Diabetes in Research Using E.H.R. data
Sept 6 Michael Kosorok, PhD UNC-CH Machine Learning in Biostatistics
*Sept 13 Zbigniew W. Ras, PhD, DSc UNC-C Reduction of Re-Admissions to Hospitals Based on Actionable Knowledge Discovery and Personalization
*Sept 20 David Michael, MD ECU Medication Reconciliation
*Sept 27 Stephanie Bryant, MS NCCU  Innovations in Precision Medicine
*Oct 4 Michael Pencina, PhD Duke  Statin Study from NHANES
*Oct 11 Nia S. Mitchell, MD, MPH NCCU Evidenced Based Data Study on Weight Loss Programs
Oct 18 Alexander Turchin, MD, MS Duke TBD
Oct 25 Juhee Kim, ScD & Akshat Kapoor, PhD ECU  Weighing the Odds: Problem List Omissions and Patient Portal Utility among Obese Patients
Nov 1 Polly Mitchell-Guthrie, MBA UNC-CH Advanced Analytics Adoption at UNC Health Care System: A Case Study
Nov 8 Andrew Wang, MD Duke  Development of  hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) Care Application

If you have any questions about the upcoming seminars please contact Pegeen Ryan-Murray at pjm15@duke.edu.

Audience

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 healthinformatics@duke.edu 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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