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Dr. Khairat joined the AMIA Academic Forum Executive Committee

Dr. Khairat accepted an invitation to join the AMIA Academic Forum Executive Committee for 2018-2020. Among his responsibilities, Dr. Khairat will initiate and lead the undergraduate community within the Academic Forum. The community aims to create a Health Informatics Bachelors Program Directors to establish guidelines and resources for informatics education at the baccalaureate level.

CHIP graduate students recently selected for the AMIA Annual Symposium Student Design Challenge

CHIP graduate students: Karthik Adapa, Ashley Griffen, Malvika Pillai, Rachel Stemerman (alphabetically ordered), recently got selected as one of the top eight finalists for the AMIA Annual Symposium Student Design Challenge. They will be presenting their poster at the AMIA poster session, Monday, November 5th.

Manish Kumar, CHIP Ph.D. Student invited at Regional Policy Dialogue
Manish Kumar, a 
Ph.D. student in the Health Informatics program, was one of the invited speakers at the Regional Policy Dialogue on ‘Digital Transformation of the Health Sector in Latin America and the Caribbean’ organized by the Inter-American Development Bank on October 9-10, 2018 in Washington D.C.

He presented his work on maturity models in the session ‘Diagnostics: How Ready is My Country for Digital Transformation?’. To read more about his work on Maturity Model-Based Assessment Tools for Digital Transformation click here.

Event Announcement

Behavior-Oriented Online User Experience, by CHAI Core, Wed, October 31, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM - Learn more

Opportunities and challenges of using EHR data to study the cancer screening process, Nov 8, from 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM, Health Science Library, Room 527 - Learn more

Jupyter Day,  November 13, 2018 - Learn more

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

Save the date for Health Technology Symposium, November 30th 

Student Opportunity

Medical Informatics Section/MLA Career Development Grant, Apply.

Telemedicine Evaluation Project, Research Supervisor: Saif KhairatLearn more

Analytic Consulting Internship Program, Learn more

Winter Data Science Fellowship Opportunity - Learn more

Student Funding - Carolina Internal Funding Database

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

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

Seed Networks for the Human Cell Atlas, Read more
Sponsor: Chan Zuckerberg Initiative
Deadline: November 13, 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: 03/01/2019 (LOI), 10/01/18 04/01/2019

High-Priority Areas for Research Leveraging EHR and Large-Scale Data (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed), Read more
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health

Deadline: November 21, February 5

New Informatics Tools and Methods to Enhance U.S. Cancer Surveillance Research (UG3/UH3)
Deadline: National Institutes of Health
Sponsor: November 30, April 19

Imaging and Biomarkers for Early Detection of Aggressive Cancer (U01). Read more
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health
Deadline: December 11

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

Development of Innovative Informatics Methods and Algorithms for Cancer Research and Management, Read more
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Deadline: Nov 20, 2018

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

Job Opportunities

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

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