Informatics Research Seminars

The Informatics Research Seminar Series is sponsored by Duke University in collaboration with the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill (UNC-CH), North Carolina Central University (NCCU, Durham, NC,), University of North Carolina-Charlotte (UNC-C), East Carolina University (ECU, Greenville, NC), and Wake Forest University (WFU, Winston-Salem, NC). This series explores key areas in Health Informatics and includes research results, overview of programs of research, basic, applied, and evaluative projects, as well as research from varied epistemological stances.

The seminars are held Wednesday's at 4 PM EST, see schedule below.

Upcoming Seminars & Events

Fall 2023 Schedule: Informatics Research Seminars

WK Sponsoring University Date Speaker Topic
1 Duke Aug 30

Lori Orlando, MD, MHS

Getting Ready for the Genomic Era
2 Duke Sep 6

Linda Harrington, PhD, DNP

Examination of Negligent Design in Healthcare Technology

3 Duke Sep 13 Shelley Rusincovitch, MMCi An Informatics Perspective On the Current State of AI
4 NCCU Sep 20

Jonathan Livingston, PhD and Milicia Tedder, PhD

Understanding Context: A Culturally Sensitive Approach to Treating in African American/Black Communities (starts at 17:08)
5 ECU Sep 27

Elijah Asagbra, PhD, MHA, Ashley Burch, PhD, Fernando Chivela, MS

Patent Portal Utilization: Understanding the Role of Technology Sophistication and Multimorbidity
6 WFU Oct 4

Nicholas Pajewski, PhD

Informatics Lessons for Pragmatic Trials in Older Adults: The PREVENTABLE Experience

7 Duke Oct 11

Ashley Ward, PhD

Climate Change: The Heat Impact
8 UNC-CH Oct 18

Yaomin Xu, PhD

Interoperability and Reproducibility of Multimorbidities in EHRs: Pathways to Precision Medicine through Machine Learning and AI (starts at 13:10)
9 UNC-C Oct 25 Xiang Zhang, PhD Self-Supervised Deep Learning for Medical Time Series Analysis
10 NCCU Nov 1

LaShawn Wordlaw, PhD

Heart Healthy-U: A Pilot Amid a Pandemic
11 ECU Nov 8

Jina Huh-Yoo, PhD

Designing Conversational AI for Caregiving
12 WFU Nov 15

Mostafa Rezapour, PhD

Machine Learning-Based Analytics of the Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic on Alcohol Consumption Habit Changes Among United States Healthcare Workers