2013 Seminar Archives

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.

2013 Seminar Schedule

All seminars are held from 4:00-5:00 pm.

Date Speaker Seminar Location Topic
January 16 Ryan J. Shaw, PhD, RN Duke

A Mobile Health Intervention to Sustain Recent Weight Loss

January 23 Samuel Cykert, MD  UNC-CH EHRs and Quality Improvement: Optimizing Effect
January 30 Meredith Nahm, PhD  Duke Re-considering Data Quality in Healthcare and Health-related Research
February 6 Robert Furberg, PhD, MBA  UNC-CH Schumpeter’s Gale: How Social Trends, Consumer Electronics, and the Liberation of Data are Forcing Change in Healthcare
February 13 Sohayla Pruitt, MA  Duke Geospatially Enabling Duke’s Enterprise Data Warehouse
February 20 Michael Shoffner  Duke A Cybersecurity Primer for Health Informaticians
February 27 Dohyeong Kim, PhD  NCCU Integrative Use of Health Information for Informed Decision Making for Health Policy
March 6 James Murphy  UNC-CH Information Security Management – Corralling Mobile Data Before It Escapes!
March 20 John Graham, PhD, PMP  UNC-CH Beacon Community Projects: Public Health Innovations in Health Informatics Technology
March 27 Patricia Abbott, PhD  Duke Planning for mHealth in a Low Income Country – Challenges in Guatemala
April 3 Mirsad Hadzikadic, PhD  UNC-C Healthcare as a Complex System
April 10 Eric Eisenstein, DBA  Duke Improving Care Transitions for Complex Patients Through Decision Support
April 17 Vikas Chowdhry (w/Epic Healthcare)  UNC-CH Clinical Intelligence
August 28 Meredith Nahm, PhD  Duke Process and Progress: Standard Data Elements
September 4 Ross Koppel, PhD, FACMI  Duke How to Make Healthcare IT More Useful to Clinicians and Meaningful for Clinical Care
September 11 Kenneth Rubin  Duke Understanding Healthcare Enterprise Architecture & Interoperability (and Why You Should Care)
September 18 Gabriel Peterson, PhD  NCCU Characteristics of Retracted Open Access Biomedical Literature in PubMed: A Bibliographic Analysis
September 25 Carl Leitner, PhD  UNC-C Practical Health Workforce Informatics in Low-Resource Settings
October 2 Xinghua Mindy Shi, PhD  UNC-C Genetic Variation and Its Contribution to Human Health
October 9 Anita Walden  Duke Current State of Clinical Research Standard Initiatives
October 16 James Studnicki, ScD, MBA, MPH  UNC-C Determining Community Health Status Priorities in an OLAP Environment
October 23 Jean Beckham, PhD  Duke Mobile Contingency Management (mCM) as an Adjunctive Smoking Cessation Treatment for Smokers with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
October 30 Angeline D. Baker, RN, BSN, MHA, MBA and Deborah Swain, PhD  NCCU Nursing Curriculum Integration and Health Informatics Research in Simulation Lab
November 6 Yaorong Ge, PhD  UNC-C Imaging Informatics in Cardiovascular Population Research
November 13 Ray Hylock, PhD  ECU Beyond Relational: A Database Architecture for Clinical Data Management