Informatics Research Seminars

Spring 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: Spring 2018
WK Site Date Speaker Topic
2 UNC-CH 24-Jan Manish Kumar, MPH, MS Health Information System Improvement in Low and Middle-Income Countries
3 UNC-C 31-Jan Reginald Silver, DPH, MBA Chandra Subramaniam, PhD, MBA & Antonis Stylianou, PhD, MBA Patient Portal Usage: A Study of its Antecedents and Patient Outcomes
4 ECU 7-Feb Ray Hylock PhD Patient-Centered Health Records and Exchange via Blockchain
5 NCCU 14-Feb  Noah Lenstra, PhD Public Libraries as Partners in Healthy Communities
6 Duke 21-Feb Megan Clowse, MD The RISE Registry: How Compiling Clinical Data Might Improve Medical Care
7 UNC-CH 28-Feb Brian P. Cooper, Jr, MHA The North Carolina Statewide Telepsychiatry Program
7-Mar Spring Break
14-Mar Spring Break
8 UNC-C 21-Mar Cristina Lanzas, PhD Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance: Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery
9 ECU 28-Mar Jason Mose, PhD The Association Between Hospital Meaningful Use Performance and Patient Experience, Hospital 30-Day Re-admissions
10 Duke 4-Apr Morgan Romine, MPA Real-World Evidence Systems
11 NCCU* 11-Apr Deborah Swain, PhD A Kaleidoscope of Usability Studies on Health Informatics Tools and Applications
12 UNC-CH* 18-Apr Kimberly Robasky, PhD Computational Approaches to Patient Stratification

*Hock Auditorium closed for renovations.  At Duke, these will be held in the back conference room (G036) of the MMCi space (G06) also located on the Ground Floor.  There will be signage up.  Another alternative site is the James E. Shepard Memorial Library, Room 364 at NCCU.  Please contact Pegeen-Ryan-Murray for directions.

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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