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.

Seminars begin as scheduled (provided below) on Wednesday's at 4PM EST. Join at this meeting link

Meeting number (access code): 2621 726 8279, Meeting password: 9HkF2XuJ3Sc

Fall 2022 Schedule: Informatics Research Seminars

WK Sponsoring University Date Speaker Topic
1 Duke Aug 31 João Ricardo Nickenig Vissoci, Ph.D Leveraging Secondary Sources and Data Science to Address Equity In Care In Low Resourced Settings: Study Case In the Amazon Forest
2 UNC-CH Sep 7 Ashley Griffin, PhD Conversational Agents for Chronic Disease Self-Management
3 NCCU Sep 14 K. Sean Kimbro, PhD Ancestry and the Biology of Health Disparities: Ancestral-Driven Drug Discovery
4 UNC-C Sep 21 Wenwu Tang, PhD A Web-based Spatial Decision Support System of Wastewater Surveillance for COVID-19 Monitoring: A Case Study of a University Campus
5 ECU Sep 28 Dmitry Tumin, PhD Social Determinants of Health In Clinical Databases: Opportunities, Pitfalls, and Next Steps
6 WFU Oct 5 Khalid Niazi, PhD

Automatic Discovery of Imaging Biomarkers in Histopathology

7 Duke Oct 12 James Tcheng, MD Building a Clinically Integrated Supply Chain Using the Unique Device Identifier as the Source of Truth
8 NCCU Oct 19 Deborah Swain, PhD Learning about Mobilizing Computable Biomedical Knowledge (MCBK)
9 UNC-CH Oct 26 Amy Finnegan, PhD Getting READI for Big Data in LMIC's: Lessons Learned from Developing an Enterprise Data Warehouse for a Global Health Organization
10 UNC-C Nov 2 Sunil Erevelles, PhD The Patient-Centric Healthcare Blockchain
11 ECU Nov 9 Jhojana Linares, MS What is Data Analytics? Types, Uses, and Examples
12 Duke Nov 16 Allison Stolte, MS & PhD candidate Using Electronic Health Records to Understand the Population of Local Children Captured In a Large Health System In Durham County, NC