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Dr. Sam Cykert recently published a journal titled: 'A system‐based intervention to reduce Black‐White disparities in the treatment of early-stage lung cancer: A pragmatic trial at five cancer centers'

Background: Advances in early diagnosis and curative treatment have reduced high
mortality rates associated with non‐small cell lung cancer. However, racial disparity
in survival persists partly because Black patients receive less curative treatment than
White patients.

Click here to read the research paper
Click here to read and an article on the paper


Dr. David Gotz and Manish Kumar, CHIP doctoral student recently published at JAMIA, titled - 'Evaluating visual analytics for health informatics applications: a systematic review from the American Medical Informatics Association Visual Analytics Working Group Task Force on Evaluation'

Objective: This article reports results from a systematic literature review related to the evaluation of data visualizations and visual analytics technologies within the health informatics domain. The review aims to (1) characterize the variety of evaluation methods used within the health informatics community and (2) identify best practices. 

Click here to read more
 

Events

Computational Reproducibility Pilot - Code Ocean Trial, Feb 15, learn more

UNC Carolina Challenge Makeathon, Feb 10th-16th, learn more

Mentor Mondays, Monday, February 18, 2019, 4:00-4: 45 pm, learn more

ImBlackInTech Monthly Mixer, February 19th, learn more

Using Natural Language Processing to Evaluate Electronic Health Record Documentation of Hypertension Treatment, Health Informatics Seminar, February 20th, Wednesday, 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm, learn more

Digital Health Happy Hour, Wed, Feb 20, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM EST, learn more

CS for Social Good: Opioids, Public Impact, and Computer Science, Mike Trinh (Google), February 21, 2019, 5:30 - 7:00 pm, learn more

CED Tech Conference, February 25th-26th, learn more

CED Life Science Conference, February 26th-27th, learn more

Data Science Innovation Lab Data Science Challenges in Rural Health and Environmental Exposures, learn more

HSRProj Research Competition for Students: Identifying Research Gaps in HSR, Learn more


Interesting Reads

IBM Watson Health invests $50 million in Brigham and Women’s and Vanderbilt for health AI

How patients' digital health adoption rose: 2015 to 2018​

Market Research: Healthcare Informatics and Patient Monitoring Market to attain a value of US$560.9 mn by 2025


Job Opportunities

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


     
Please apply to the online master's program in Health Informatics        

Upcoming Grant Deadlines


National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT) Program, Read more

Centers of Research Excellence in Science and Technology (CREST) and HBCU Research Infrastructure for Science and Engineering (HBCU-RISE), Read more

Medical Simulators for Practicing Patient Care Providers Skill Acquisition, Outcomes Assessment, and Technology Development (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed), Read more
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health (NIH)
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: Click here

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

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

Secondary Analysis of Existing Datasets for Advancing Infectious Disease Research (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed), Read more
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Deadline: Click here

Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Read more
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Deadline: Click here

Research on Current Topics in Alzheimer's Disease and Its Related Dementias (R01 Clinical Trial Optional), Read more
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Deadline: Click here

Research on Current Topics in Alzheimer's Disease and Its Related Dementias (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed), Read more
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Deadline: March 11, 2019; July 9, 2019; November 12, 2019; March 11, 2020; July 9, 2020; November 12, 2020; March 11, 2021; July 9, 2021; and November 12, 2021, by 5:00 PM

Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Education and Human Resources, learn more

Sponsor: National Science Foundation

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