​MED262 - Current Trends in Biomedical Informatics

  • Time and Location: Fridays 1-2 pm, at the Biomedical Research Facility II, 5A03.
  • Instructor:Shuang Wang
  • Everyone is welcome to attend!
  • Students: sign up for MED262 to get 1 unit credit.


Date Speaker Topic​​


Tim Kou, Ph.D. Postdoctoral Fellow, DBMI, UCSD

ModelChain: Decentralized Privacy-Preserving Healthcare Predictive Modeling Framework on Private Blockchain Networks

Ricky Bloomfield, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, Duke University
Innovation In and Around the EHR
Jina Huh, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, DBMI, UCSD
Social media in consumer health informatics
Ferdinand Velasco, M.D., Chief Health Information Officer, Texas Health Resources
Hard-wiring reliable care: a systematic approach for designing, deploying and sustaining evidence-based care models to achieve better, safer patient care
Mona Vij, Staff Research Scientist, Intel Corporation
SGX and applications in cloud computing

Cheryl Brown, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science and Public Administration, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Trust, Education, and Culture: Big Data Pre-Steps beyond Privacy and Ethics for Precision Medicine
Wei Wei, Ph.D. Student, DBMI, UCSD
Using the hierarchical structure of the Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) for automatic MeSH term assignment
Henry Huang, NLM Ph.D. fellow, DBMI, UCSD

A Global Context-aware Medical Events Prediction System
Dennis Paul Wall, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University
Joshua Lee, MD, Associate professor, Loyola University Health System
"To test or not to test? That is the question?"
Using the noble power of informatics to ensure appropriateness in diagnostic testing.

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