Congratulations Dr. Shahriar Nirjon on receiving NSF Computer Systems Research Award!
Project: Overheard at Home - Mitigating Overhearing of Continuous Listening Devices
Smart home devices that converse with humans are becoming popular day by day. These hands-free, Internet-connected devices continuously listen to their surroundings, so that whenever someone speaks to them, they can respond right away. In the presence of such always-listening devices at home, people are at the greatest risk of privacy invasion. For instance, a hacker can hack into these devices and listen to everything one says or every sound one makes at home. The goal of this project is to thwart such attacks and to ensure that continuously listening devices do not overhear anything that they should not. Read more
PHCI Faculty: Chung and Basch recently published: Software for Administering the National Cancer Institute’s Patient-Reported Outcomes Version of the Common Terminology Criteria for Adverse Events: Usability Study
The US National Cancer Institute (NCI) developed software to gather symptomatic adverse events directly from patients participating in clinical trials. The software administers surveys to patients using items from the Patient-Reported Outcomes version of the Common Terminology Criteria for Adverse Events (PRO-CTCAE) through Web-based or automated telephone interfaces and facilitates the management of survey administration and the resultant data by professionals (clinicians and research associates). Read more
PHCI Faculty: Chung and Kappelman recently published: Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America Partners Patient-Powered Research Network: Patient Perspectives on Facilitators and Barriers to Building an Impactful Patient-Powered Research Network.
To build a patient-powered research network (PPRN) that prioritizes the needs of its members who have inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), we sought to better understand patients' preferences for what are the essential features that will facilitate and sustain engagement. Read more
Dr. Chung presented this week as a featured speaker at the SAMSI Program
The SAMSI PMED program brings together mathematical, statistical, computational, and biomedical scientists with the goal of forging innovative advances in data-driven, quantitative methodology for precision medicine. This workshop provides a foundation for the year’s activities by highlighting the diverse range of perspectives on and approaches to precision medicine among quantitative and health sciences researchers through three-and-one-half days of methodological and applied talks by leading scientists. Dr. Chung talked about “Harnessing Patient-Generated Health Data for Precision Medicine." Read more
Dr. Khairat was invited to serve on an Integrated Health Model Initiative panel organized by the American Medical Association (AMA)
Discussion Name: How to Organize Big Data in Health Care, August 20, Read more