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.

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Informatics Research Seminars

Seminars will be held Wednesdays from 4-5pm in Health Sciences Library room 227.

Spring 2018 Schedule:

Informatics Research Seminars: Spring 2018
WK Site Date Speaker Topic
1 Duke 17-Jan Merry Ward, PhD Research and Innovation: Fulfilling EHR’s Promise for Quality Care
2 UNC-CH 24-Jan Manish Kumar, MPH, MS Health Information System Improvement in Low and Middle-Income Countries
3 UNC-C 31-Jan Reginald Silver, DPH, MBA Chandra Subramaniam, PhD, MBA & Antonis Stylianou, PhD, MBA Patient Portal Usage: A Study of its Antecedents and Patient Outcomes
4 ECU 7-Feb Xiaoming Zeng, PhD, Ray Hylock PhD Patient-Centered Health Records and Exchange via Blockchain
5 NCCU 14-Feb  Noah Lenstra, PhD Public Libraries as Partners in Healthy Communities
6 Duke 21-Feb Megan Clowse, MD The RISE Registry: How Compiling Clinical Data Might Improve Medical Care
7 UNC-CH 28-Feb Brian P. Cooper, Jr, MHA The North Carolina Statewide Telepsychiatry Program
7-Mar Spring Break
14-Mar Spring Break
8 UNC-C 21-Mar Cristina Lanzas, PhD Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance: Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery
9 ECU 28-Mar Jason Mose, PhD The Association Between Hospital Meaningful Use Performance and Patient Experience, Hospital 30-Day Re-admissions
10 Duke 4-Apr Greg Daniel, PhD, MPH, RPh Sentinel Initiative
11 NCCU *4/11  Eunyoung Lee, PhD Health Information Seeking on the Web: Theory and Research 
12 UNC-CH *4/18 Kimberly Robasky, PhD TBD