2016 Seminar Archives


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


January 13 Stephen Blackwelder, PhD Duke Can Truth Have a Single Source? The Challenge of Aligning Health Research and Health Delivery Data
January 20 Lisa Vizer, PhD UNC-CH Human-Computer Interaction Markers. Using Technology Interactions to Monitor Cognitive Function
January 27 Jeff Coghill, MLIS, MA ECU Kiosk Project: The Laupus Library Experience
February 3 Russ Waitman, PhD UNC-C Building Informatics Capacity for Clinical/Translational and Pragmatic Research: Does Going Fishing Lead to Drinking and Driving?
February  10 Christopher Blanchette, PhD, MBA UNC-C Finding Patients with Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency: A Case of Rare Disease Identification Using Administrative Claims Data
February 17 Vijay Sivaraman, PhD NCCU A Tale of Two Plagues: Examples of Failures in Innate Immunity
February 24 W. Ed Hammond, PhD, FACMI, FAIMBE, FIMIA, FHL7 DUKE It’s O.K. to Play with FHIR
March 2 Vicki L. Lamb, PhD NCCU Health Economics: Using Medicare Data to Estimate Cost of Dementia at End of Life
March 23 Alexander Tropsha, PhD UNC-CH Cheminformatics-aided Pharmacovigiliance: Application to Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
March 30 Adam Lee, MBA UNC-CH GeoServices in Health Informatics
April 6 Michelle Lyn, MBA DUKE Community Health Improvement and Clinical Informatics
April 13 Andrew Anderson, MS ECU ECU MyChart Patient Portal
August 31 Ryan Shaw, PhD, RN DUKE Mobile Health Technologies for Precision Medicine
September 7 Robert Furberg, PhD, MBA UNC-CH The Use of Sensor Based Data Collection for Personal, Clinical, and Public Health Applications
September 14 Young Joo Kim, PhD, OTR/L & Dr. Jennifer Radloff, OTD, OTR/L, CDRS ECU Tele-rehabilitation
September 21 Chantel Nicolas, PhD NCCU Computational Systems in Biomedical and Biotechnology Research
September 28 Jason Burke, MA UNC-CH Making Medicine Smarter through Analytics and Data Science
October 5 James Tcheng, MD DUKE Fixing the “Garbage In” Dilemma Through Transformation of Clinical Workflows (aka Structured Reporting)
October 19 Akshat Kapoor, PhD ECU Looking Beyond Patient Portals: Patient Engagement via an Online Breast Cancer Survivorship Tool
October 26 Mike Dulin, MD, PhD UNC-C Building a Novel Population Health Strategy for Mecklenburg County
November 2 ClarLynda Williams-DeVane NCCU Data Integration Framework for the Identification of Complex Disease Subtypes
November 9 William Saunders, PhD, PE UNC-C Development of an HIE for Transitional Housing Residents in Charlotte, NC

Target Audience

Anyone interested in health informatics including informatics and health information technology students, faculty, and staff.


Duke: Hock Plaza, Hock Auditorium (Ground Level)DCHI Logo

Parking @ Duke: Effective July 2014, a printed, bar coded parking pass is required for entry to and exit from the garage. Parking passes must be requested at least 48 hours in advance of the seminar. 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 Unit (CEU) Credit

Duke Health

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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