9th Annual Health Informatics & Data Science Virtual Symposium at Georgetown University

Full recording of the Virtual Symposium here

October 2nd – 9:00 am to 12:30 pm

9:00 – 9:15: 

Introductions and welcome remarks

  • Edward B. Healton, M.D., M.P.H., Executive Vice President for Health Sciences  & Executive Dean, Georgetown University School of Medicine
  • Joseph G. Verbalis, M.D.,  Professor and Chief, Endocrinology and Metabolism; Director, Georgetown-Howard Universities Center for Clinical and Translational Science, Georgetown University
  • Subha Madhavan, Ph.D., FACMI, Chief Data Scientist, Georgetown University Medical Center & Director, Innovation Center for Biomedical Informatics

9:15 – 10:00 :

Keynote Address 

 “Role of Information Integration:Battling Fragmentation in Biomedicine and Healthcare”

Robert M. Califf, M.D., MACC

Head of Clinical Policy and Strategy of Verily Life Sciences and Google Health; Former Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration. 

Spotlight talks

10:00 – 10:30:

 “Is Biomedical Informatics Abetting Systemic Racism”

James J. Cimino, M.D. 

Professor of Medicine and Director of the Informatics Institute, University of Alabama-Birmingham School of Medicine.

10:30 – 11:00:

Electronic Health Records – Fueling Precision Medicine”

Marylyn D. Ritchie, Ph.D. 

Professor of Genetics, Director of the Center for Translational Bioinformatics, University of Pennsylvania. 

11:00 – 11:30:

Deconvolving genetics and environmental risk associated with complex disease with real-world biobanked data”

Chirag Patel, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Biomedical Informatics,  Harvard Medical School.

11:30 – 12:30:

Georgetown-PrecisionFDA Brain Tumor Biomarker Discovery challenge

Introduction: Louis M. Weiner, M.D., Director, Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Director, MedStar Georgetown Cancer Institute & Chair, Department of Oncology

Moderator: Yuriy Gusev, Ph.D., Associate Professor, ICBI, Georgetown University Medical  

Lightning talks

“Utilizing multi-omics data for Predictive Modeling of Brain Cancer outcomes”

  1. Hanying Feng –  Sentieon, San Jose, CA
  2. Nan Xiao – Seven Bridges Genomics, Charlestown, MA
  3. Konstantinos Paraschakis  – Gnosis Data Analysis ,University of Crete Heraklion, Crete, Greece