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AMIA Joint Summits on Translational Science Presentations

The following have been accepted for presentation at the 2016 AMIA Joint Summits on Translational Science in San Francisco in March:

Paper presentations

Estiri H, Afzalan N, Lovins T, Stephens KA. Applying a participatory design approach to define objectives and properties of a “data profiling” tool for electronic health data.
Yim W, Denman T, Kwan S, Yetisgen M. Tumor information extraction in radiology reports for hepatocellular carcinoma patients.

Podium abstract presentations

Semanik M, Yetisgen M, Pollack A. Identification of an acute kidney injury phenotype from electronic health record data.

Poster presentations

Yetisgen M, Pellicer E, Crosslin DR, Vanderwende L.  Automatic identification of lifestyle and environmental factors from social history in clinical text.
Yetisgen M, Vanderwende L, Black T, Mooney SD, Tarczy-Hornoch P. A new way of representing clinical reports for rapid phenotyping.

Congratulations To Dr. David Masuda

BIME lecturer David Masuda, MD, MS, was nominated for the University of Washington’s Distinguished Teaching Award for Innovation with Technology. The award recognizes a current faculty member for improving student learning or engagement through an approach that leverages technology, and is the highest teaching distinction a faculty member can receive at the University.

Congratulations To Laura Kneale

BHI student Laura Kneale, MS, was selected for the 2015 Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Foundation Doctorate Scholarship. She will be attending the HIMSS Awards & Recognition Gala at HIMSS16 at the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas, where she will be recognized. The HIMSS Foundation annually awards scholarships to HIMSS student members who have achieved academic excellence and have the potential to be future leaders in the healthcare information and management systems industry.