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Amanda Seyerle joins DPOP as Assistant Professor

Amanda Seyerle, Ph.D., has been hired as a tenure-track assistant professor at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, starting July 30. Seyerle will join the Division of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy.    
UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy in the Division of Pharmaceutical Outcomes. Seyerle will also participate in the Carolina Health Informatics Program, an interdisciplinary research and training program that incorporates faculty, health-care professionals and students from across the UNC campus to conduct research in health informatics for scientists and clinicians in medicine, nursing, public health, dentistry and pharmacy. Read more

FEIS2018 – Panel - In search of a balance among human, technology, and information dimensions in creating a new curriculum

Panel Moderator: Javed Mostafa (editor-in-chief of the Journal of the Association for Information Science & Technology – ASIS&T). Panelist: Gary Marchionini (Dean and Cary C. Boshamer Distinguished Professor, UNC School of Information and Library Science), Fidelia Ibekwe SanJuan (University of Aix-Marseille, France), David Bawden (City, University London, UK), Sanda Erdelez (Simmons College, USA), Tatjana Aparac-Jelušić (EINFOSE coordinator, University of Osijek, Croatia). Read more

Arlene Chung recently presented at the annual Epic User Group Meeting (UGM)

Presentation titled “Taming the Wild: Governance for Patient-Generated Health Data", focused on governance for Patient-Generated Health Data. It was a feature presentation during the Research Forum for Paving the Way with Pragmatic Informatics Innovations. Chung also presented on developing a HL7 roundtrip approach to conducting electronic screening for risky alcohol use and delivering virtual coaching through the patient portal which was part of a project supported by Healthwise, Inc.

David Gotz recently published a paper on Visual Progression Analysis of Event Sequence Data 

Publication: Visual Progression Analysis of Event Sequence Data
Authors: Shunan Guo, Zhuochen Jin, David Gotz, Fan Du, Hongyuan Zha, and Nan Cao. 

Event Announcement

Building Healthy Communities, Wed, September 19, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM EDT - Learn more

Open-Source NLP Platforms in Healthcare: Opportunities and Challenges, Sep 20, 12:00PM - 1:00PM, EDT - Learn more

Raleigh Health IT Summit, September 27 - 28, 2018 - Learn more

UNC Digital Health Showcase, Thu, October 11, 2018 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM EDT - Learn more

Duke / UNC Health Informatics Seminar Series - Learn more

Clinical Informatics Board Review Course, September 14-16, 2018 - Learn more

HIMSS Healthcare Security Forum, October 15-16, 2018 - Learn more

Big Data & Healthcare Analytics Forum, October 22-23, Boston - Learn more, Register

Jupyter Day,  November 13, 2018 - Learn more

DHIT Summit, November 14th, 2018 8:00am - 5:00pm - Learn more, Register

Student Opportunity

BPSS Graduate Assistants, Applications due Sept. 17, 2018 - Learn more

National Hispanic Health Professional Student Scholarship, Application Deadlines: Friday, October 5, 2018 - Learn more

Student Research Opportunities - Learn more

Community Collaborative Research Grant, proposals due now through November 20 - Learn more

MLA Scholarship for Minority Students, deadline December 1 - Learn more

U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science - Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) program, applications due November 15 - Learn more

Community Engagement Fellowship, application deadline February 5. Learn more

Upcoming Grant Deadlines

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Imaging Scientists, Applications due October 3, 2018 by 5:00 PM PT, Read more

Virtual Consortium for Translational/Transdisciplinary Environmental Research (ViCTER) (R01 Clinical Trial Optional), Read more
Sponsor: National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)
Deadline: Nov 3, 2018 (LOI), Application due Dec 3, 2018

Technologies for Improving Minority Health and Eliminating Health Disparities (R41/R42- Clinical Trial Optional), Read more
Sponsor: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities/NIH/DHHS
Deadline: 09/01/18 (optional LOI), 10/01/18

BRAIN Initiative: Integration and Analysis of BRAIN Initiative Data (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)​, Read more 
Sponsor: National Institute of Mental Health/NIH/DHHS
Deadlines: 28-Aug-2018 [LOI/Pre-App][Optional], 27-Sep-2018; 05-Feb-2019 [LOI/Pre-App][Optional], 07-Mar-2019​​

BRAIN Initiative: Data Archives for the BRAIN Initiative (R24 Clinical Trial Optional), Read more 
Sponsor: National Institute of Mental Health/NIH/DHHS
Deadlines: 28-Aug-2018 [LOI/Pre-App][Optional], 27-Sep-2018

NLM Research Grants in Biomedical Informatics and Data Science, Read more
Sponsor: National Library of Medicine (NLM)
Deadline: February 5

Upcoming Deadlines

Call for Proposals - Deep Learning Symposium, Sep 27- 28, Submit abstract here
Register here

Call for Participation for AMIA 2018 Informatics Summit - Submission Deadline: September 28, 2017, 11:59 p.m. EDT. Read More

Call for Proposals - Contest Challenges Technologists To Develop App for Collecting Patient-Reported Outcomes, Read more

Job Opportunities

Several part-time and full-time positions have been posted on the CHIP website

Biomedical Informatics Postdoctoral Research Fellowships, Lister Hill National Center for Biomedical Communications, Learn more

Clinical Informatics Postdoctoral Research Fellowships, Lister Hill National Center for Biomedical Communications,  Learn more

Tenure-Track Investigator Recruitment in Data Science, Biomedical Informatics, and Computational Biology, Learn more

Tenure-Eligible Senior Investigator Recruitment in Data Science, Biomedical Informatics, and Computational Biology, Learn more

Please stay safe and dry! Have a wonderful weekend! 
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