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Arlene Chung, Ashley Griffin, and David Gotz recently published a paper in JMIR, titled: 'Health and Fitness Apps for Hands-Free Voice-Activated Assistants: Content Analysis'

Objective: This review aimed to examine the characteristics of health and fitness apps for commercially available, hands-free voice-activated assistants, including Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant. Read more

Lukasz Mazur was recently invited as a keynote speaker at Institute of Industrial & Systems Engineers (IISE)

IISE is the world's largest professional society dedicated solely to the support of the industrial engineering profession and individuals involved with improving quality and productivity. Learn more

AMIA Panel: Data Science in Biomedical Informatics Education: Critical Problems and Innovative Solutions

Panel Members: H. Hochheiser, University of Pittsburgh; J. Mostafa, University of North Carolina; N. Gehlenborg, Harvard Medical School; S. McWeeney, Oregon Health & Science University; V. Florance, National Library of Medicine. Read more 
November 5, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

AMIA Pitch IT Competition

Jump start your latest innovation in medical informatics by applying to participate in the 2018 AMIA Pitch IT competition. The program is designed to accelerate the application of innovative, standards-based terminology solutions to problems in healthcare. Successful pitches will receive a minimum of $5,000 up to $25,000 to fund development of the innovation. Learn more

Event Announcement

TEDx Raleigh, Saturday, September 29 - 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

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

Telemedicine Evaluation Project, Research Supervisor: Saif KhairatLearn more

Winter Data Science Fellowship Opportunity - 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
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

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

Have a wonderful weekend! 
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