Informatics Research Seminars

Spring 2020 Seminar Schedule

The Informatics Research Seminar Series is sponsored by Duke University and a collaboration with UNC-Chapel Hill, NCCU, UNC-Charlotte, ECU and Wake Forest.

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.  

Date Speaker Seminar Location Topic
15-Jan W. Ed Hammond, PhD Duke FHIR
22-Jan UNC-CH
29-Jan UNC-C
5-Feb William Irish, PhD, MSc ECU Challenges in Kidney Transplantation where Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning Could Help
12-Feb Devin Mann, MD Duke Fostering a Digital Health Ecosystem at an Academic Health System
19-Feb UNC-CH
26-Feb WF
18-Mar UNC-C
25-Mar Bhiba Das, PhD ECU Using Social Media to Promote Physical Activity
1-Apr Christopher Edwards, PhD NCCU Sickle Cell Disease Study – Part II
8-Apr Duke

Audience: 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.

LOCATIONS:  All seminars are streamed via WebEx, recorded and available on our website.

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

ECU-Greenville:  Health Sciences Building, Room 4340U. (Campus and meter parking available around the Health Sciences Building.)ECU Logo

Wake Forest:   525@Vine, Conference Room 4001