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Informatics Research Seminar: Youth-Engaged Data Science and Mobile Health Analytics for Obesity Prevention

When: February 22 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Speaker: Leah Frerichs, PhD

Location: UNC-CH & Online                       Broadcast Link

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.

Please join us every Wednesday afternoon 4-5 p.m. during the spring.

For a complete seminar schedule, visit the DCHI website: http://chip.unc.edu/duke-unc-health-informatics-seminar-series/

Dusetzina named to National Academies report committee

Stacie Dusetzina, PhD,  assistant professor of health policy and management at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, has been confirmed as a committee member for the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine (NASEM) report titled “Ensuring Patient Access to Affordable Drug Therapies.

Read more about it here.

Funding Available for Digital Health Research Initiatives!

Brian Moynihan and Dr. Carlton Moore have been working on the Carolina Digital Health Research Initiative (CaDHRI), and have secured funding from the School of Medicine’s Center for Innovation to buy devices for SOM researchers looking to do research in digital health. This funding might be used to buy activity trackers, wireless scales, air monitors, vitals sensors, and other equipment to support mHealth research study.  They are offering consultations for researchers who would like to do digital health research but could use some help, and are willing to bring together experts in devices, software, security, and research methods, depending on the need of the particular research studies of interest.

They are also looking to engage researchers, students, and faculty through a series of events related to digital health. This year there will be five workshops on digital health research, focusing on methods, devices, and data. They will also host a seminar series featuring speakers who will talk about issues related to digital health such as FHIR, the learning health system, etc.

For more info, see CaDHRI’s website: http://digitalhealth.web.unc.edu/

What is CHIP?

Carolina Health Informatics Program (CHIP) is a growing interdisciplinary community of faculty, students, practitioners and researchers. Driven by the unifying goal of improving people’s health and wellness, our scholars apply informatics methods and tools to the full range of human health topics from genetics, to clinical care, to population health. Read more…

We’ve Been Busy!

At a recent pan-campus meeting for Health Informatics, several new faculty gave lightning talks about their background and current work. Over the past few years, UNC has also partnered with Duke to produce a series of seminar presentations.

Keep up with our recent work here!

Saif Khairat, PhD
Rebecca Kitzmiller, PhD, MHR, RN-BC
Shahriar Nirjon, PhD

CHIP Recruiting New Faculty!

Several academic units at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill are actively seeking
candidates in the broadly defined area of health informatics. The selected colleagues will
become core faculty members in the Carolina Health Informatics Program.

More Info >>

What's Happening at CHIP?