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      Institute for Informatics (I2) Second Annual Scientific Symposium in Saint Louis


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      April 12, 2019

      Friday   9:00 AM

      975 North Warson Road
      Saint Louis, Missouri 63132

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      Institute for Informatics (I2) Second Annual Scientific Symposium

      Join the Institute for Informatics at Washington University in St. Louis for our second annual scientific symposium, Precision Health: Patients to Populations.  Advances in healthcare research and delivery are rapidly creating a new paradigm in which data-driven approaches will not only produce improvements in the care patients receive, but also enable the promotion of wellness beyond the hospital and clinic. Across a spectrum from artificial intelligence to genotyping to sensors and wearable technologies to electronic health record systems, we stand at critical inflection point, where data can be used not only to measure, but to intervene and improve outcomes for patients, their families, and their communities. Suzanne Bakken RN, PhD, FAAN, FACMISuzanne Bakken is the Alumni Professor of Nursing and Professor of Biomedical Informatics at Columbia University. Dr. Bakken currently directs the Center for Evidence-based Practice in the Underserved and the Reducing Health Disparities Through Informatics (RHeaDI) predoctoral and postdoctoral training program. Atul Butte, MD, PhDAtul Butte, MD, PhD is the Priscilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg Distinguished Professor and inaugural Director of the Bakar Computational Health Sciences Institute at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Dr. Butte is also the Chief Data Scientist for the entire University of California Health System, with 17 health professional schools, 6 medical centers, and 11 hospitals.  Dr. Butte has been continually funded by NIH for 20 years, has authored over 200 publications, with research repeatedly featured in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Wired Magazine. Dr. Butte was elected into the National Academy of Medicine in 2015, and in 2013, he was recognized by the Obama Administration as a White House Champion of Change in Open Science for promoting science through publicly available data.  Adaeze Enekwechi, PhDDr. Adaeze Enekwechi is the Vice President of McDermott+Consulting. Former Associate Director for Health Programs at the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Dr. Enekwechi is a highly experienced healthcare executive with extensive contacts and deep understanding of federal health policies, including  delivery system reform, and Medicare payment models. Douglas B. Fridsma, MD, PhD, FACP, FACMIDr. Doug Fridsma is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the American Medical Informatics Association. The AMIA membership society represents 5000 professional and student informaticians and their interests and activities in academe, industry, government and nonprofit organizations.Dr. Fridsma’s professional experience also includes academic appointments at the Arizona State University/University of Arizona, Department of Biomedical Informatics; the University of Arizona Medical School; the University of Pittsburgh, Department of Medicine and Department of Biomedical Informatics; and Stanford University Medical Center (Fellow, National Library of Medicine). His clinical practice was with the Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, Arizona. Jason H. Moore, PhD, FACMIDr. Jason Moore is the Edward Rose Professor of Informatics and Director of the Penn Institute for Biomedical Informatics. He also serves as Senior Associate Dean for Informatics and Director of the Division of Informatics in the Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology. Dr. Moore leads an active NIH-funded research program focused on the development of artificial intelligence and machine learning algorithms for the analysis of complex biomedical data. He is an elected fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), an elected fellow of the American College of Medical Informatics (ACMI), an elected fellow of the American Statistical Association (ASA), and was selected as a Kavli fellow of the National Academy of Sciences. 

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