DeCart Data Science for the Health Science Summer Program, University of Utah

DeCart Data Science is a new  Health Science summer school program at the University of Utah beginning June 28, 2017 .

The program is a series of two and a half day courses including, rule-based NLP, machine learning NLP, data visualization, bioinformatics with Galaxy and predictive analytics. This will be a hands-on program using iPython notebooks.

For more information see, DeCART Data Science for the Health Science Summer Program, University of Utah

Fall 2017 Informatics Seminar Series


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 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.



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: For Robust and Refined Data-Drive Decision Making
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 Data Collection: Precision Medicine and Learning Health Systems
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 Using EMR Data for Clinical Research: Experience and Practical Implications
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




Please see our 2017 page for the Spring 2017 archived seminars.