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227 Health Sciences Library

335 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

January 2016

Health Informatics Seminar Series

January 13, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
227 Health Sciences Library, 335 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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The Duke/UNC Joint Health Informatics Seminar Series explores key areas in health informatics including research results, overview of programs of research, basic, applied and evaluative projects, and research from varied epistemological stances. At this event, Stephen Blackwelder, PhD, of Duke University, will deliver a seminar titled, "Can Truth Have a Single Source? The Challenge of Aligning Health Research and Health Delivery Data." For more details, please see the event flyer (PDF). Please contact Larisa Rodgers, chipinfo@unc.edu, if you have any…

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Health Informatics Seminar presented by Vizer

January 20, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
227 Health Sciences Library, 335 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Lisa Vizer, PhD, research assistant professor at UNC School of Medicine, will present a seminar titled, “Human-Computer Interaction markers: Using technology interactions to monitor cognitive function.” For more information regarding the seminar series, visit chip.unc.edu.  

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Intro to Census Concepts session by Hayslett

January 21, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
227 Health Sciences Library, 335 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Michele Hayslett, data services librarian at Davis Library, will host a series of sessions for those interested in learning how to navigate Census data. This class will be provide background information to the other data access classes, including how to compare and contrast content and methodology of the decennial long form and the American Community Survey; it will also review Census terminology and geographies.  

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Health informatics seminar: ‘The Kiosk Project’

January 27, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
227 Health Sciences Library, 335 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Jeff Coghill, MLIS, MA, from Eastern Carolina University, will present on his experience as an outreach librarian providing health information to users through kiosks in hospitals, pharmacies and physician offices. For more details, visit chip.unc.edu/duke-unc-health-informatics-seminar-series/. A live stream of the talk will be available at bit.ly/1UgTLSS. Please contact Larisa Rodgers, LarisaR@unc.edu, if you have any questions.

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February 2016

Health Informatics Seminar on pragmatic research

February 3, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
227 Health Sciences Library, 335 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Russ Waitman, PhD, will present, "Building Informatics Capacity for Clinical/Translational and Pragmatic Research: Does Going Fishing Lead to Drinking and Driving?" This talk is part of a series that explores key areas in health informatics and includes research results, overviews of programs of research, basic, applied and evaluative projects as well as research from varied epistemological stances. For more information about the seminar, visit chip.unc.edu. Please contact Larisa Rodgers, chipinfo@unc.edu, if you have any questions.

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Blanchette to discuss rare disease identification

February 10, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
227 Health Sciences Library, 335 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Christopher Blanchette, PhD, MBA, will present a talk titled, “Finding Patients with Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency: A Case of Rare Disease Identification Using Administrative Claims Data.” 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.

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Health Informatics Seminar

February 17, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
227 Health Sciences Library, 335 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Vijay Sivaraman, PhD, will present a seminar titled, "Collecting Disease Data: Microbes and the Plague (Yersinia pestis) in US and Abroad." This seminar is part of a series that 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. This event is sponsored by the Carolina Health Informatics Program (CHIP). For any questions, please contact chipinfo@unc.edu.

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Health Informatics Seminar

February 24, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
227 Health Sciences Library, 335 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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W. Ed Hammond, PhD, director of the Duke University Center for Health Informatics, will present a seminar titled, "It's O.K. to Play with FHIR." This presentation introduces a new standard called First Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) that shows great promise for enabling true interoperability. Dr. Hammond will define FHIR, give some specific examples of its use and discuss what makes FHIR such an exciting standard. For a live stream broadcast of the event, click here. This event is part of…

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March 2016

Health Informatics Seminar by Lamb

March 2, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
227 Health Sciences Library, 335 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Vicki Lamb, PhD, North Carolina Central University, will present a seminar titled, "Health Economics: Using Medicare Data to Estimate Costs of Dementia at End of Life." This presentation summarizes a study using Medicare data to estimate costs of people with dementia versus those without dementia at the end of life. The presentation will describe research methods and results of collaborative work between Dr. Lamb and Frank Sloan, PhD, health economist at Duke University. This seminar will be broadcast live stream, and…

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April 2016

Data Visualization Showcase and Contest

April 5, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
227 Health Sciences Library, 335 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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The 2016 Data Visualization Showcase and Contest will feature student presentations of data visualizations they have produced for research, education or fun over the last year. All UNC students who have produced data visualizations for research, education or fun over the last year should consider submitting their best work. The top two presentation winners will receive an Amazon gift card and a chance to network with local industry professionals, and their work will be exhibited in UNC's Health Sciences Library…

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Sensor Systems for Mobile Health

April 20, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
227 Health Sciences Library, 335 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Mobile health (mHealth) is being utilized in several different forms, e.g. elderly monitoring and home healthcare systems, wellness tracking via wearable and mobile sensing systems, and disease management using mobile devices and services in the cloud. This presentation by Shahriar Nirjon, PhD, assistant professor in the UNC Department of Computer Science, will discuss various challenges facing mHealth.

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February 2017

Health Informatics Seminar

February 1, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
227 Health Sciences Library, 335 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Kamran Sartipi, PhD, a faculty member at East Carolina University, will present "Infrastructure for Knowledge-driven and Customizeable Digital Health to Assist Primary Care Provider." The Duke/UNC Joint Health Informatics Seminar Series is sponsored by DCHI and the Carolina Health Informatics Program at UNC-Chapel Hill. 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. More information is available on the…

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April 2017

Data Visualization Showcase and Contest

April 11, 2017 @ 2:00 pm
227 Health Sciences Library, 335 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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The Health Sciences Library (HSL) Research Hub in collaboration with the Carolina Health Informatics Program (CHIP) will host the 2nd Annual Data Visualization Showcase and Contest on health awareness and impact. The purpose of this event is to identify innovative examples of UNC students using data to create visualizations. All current students may submit their ideas pertaining to visualizing health data. Entries should include a brief summary of the planned or completed project. The Health Science Library makes data resources…

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