Recent Publications & Presentations

Faculty and Staff Publications

Faculty and staff articles that are indexed by PubMed may be viewed through a search on the PubMed website.

Workshop Materials

2013-14 Speaker Series: Harnessing Clinical Informatics to Address Health Disparities

Pediatric Research Database, a clinically rich, de-identified database for hypothesis generation and cohort discovery – 2/28/14
Presenter: Grady Wade, Ph.D., Clinical Research Informaticist, Children’s Foundation Research Institute and Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital

Biomedical Informatics for Health Disparities Research: Uncovering Latent Relationships in High Dimensional Heterogenous Data - 12/3/13
Presenter: Michael A. Langston, PhD, Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

Big Data Opportunities to Address Health Disparities - 10/15/13
Presenter: M. Christopher Gibbons, MD, MPH Associate Director, Johns Hopkins Urban Health Institute Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins Schools of Medicine, Informatics, Public Health

Biomedical Informatics Group Presentations

Addressing Clinical and Policy Questions with Medicare Claims Data – 3/28/14
Presenter: Teresa M. Waters, PhD, Professor, Department of Preventive Medicine, UTHSC
Slides / Presentation

Pediatric Research Database, a clinically rich, de-identified database for hypothesis generation and cohort discovery – 2/28/14
Presenter: Grady Wade, Ph.D., Clinical Research Informaticist, Children’s Foundation Research Institute and Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital

Big Health Data Processing and Analysis – 1/24/14
Presenter: Mallikarjun (Arjun) Shankar, Ph.D., Computational Sciences and Engineering, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Global Online Platforms for Medical Education and Collaboration – 11/22/13
Yuri Quintana, Ph.D., International Outreach Program, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

REDCap for Research Databasing – 10/24/13
Emanuel Villa, Biomedical Informaticist, Office of Biomedical Informatics/Research, University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Cancer Clinical Trials and Medidata Rave – 9/27/13
Mehmet Kocak, PhD, Asst Professor, Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Department of Preventive Medicine, UTHSC Biostatistician, Pediatric Brain Tumor Consortium and Children's Oncology Group

Building a Disease Registry for Research & Analytics: A Breast Cancer Disparities Case Study – 8/23/13
Edward M. Rafalski, PhD, MPH, FACHE, Senior Vice President of Strategic Planning Marketing, Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare

Real World Clinical and Administrative Databases: The Veterans Affairs System – 5/24/13
Csaba P. Kovesdy, MD, FASN, Fred Hatch Professor of Medicine in Nephrology, Director, Clinical Outcomes and Clinical Trials Program Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology UTHSC

Development of an Automated, Real Time Surveillance Tool for Predicting Readmissions – 4/26/13
Ramin Homayouni, PhD, Director, Bioinformatics Program & Center for Translational Informatics, University of Memphis

What Can We Learn from Vanderbilt's Synthetic Derivative? A Rich Clinical Data Resource Stripped of Personal Identifiers – 3/26/13
Ian Brooks, PhD, Director, Office of Biomedical Informatics, and Assistant Professor, Department of Preventive Medicine, UTHSC

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