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Second Annual Research Day Features Lecture by Research Informatics Leader

Second Annual Research Day Features Lecture by Research Informatics Leader

Please join us as we showcase the highlights of our important work on March 21 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. at Penn’s Biomedical Research Building, 421 Curie Blvd. You can now REGISTER TO ATTEND our Research Day, which will include this year's Brian L. Strom Visiting Professorship Lecture. The event, a joint project of the DBEI and the Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, achieved resounding success in its inaugural year.

REGISTER BY FEBRUARY 25, and order a complimentary t-shirt!

7:30 a.m.:
Registration opens. Breakfast. Research posters on display.

8:30 to 10:45 a.m.: Three faculty talks highlight our highly influential research. Karen Glanz, PhD, MPH, (epidemiology) confronts a crucial question about our food and nutrition environments: Is there an elephant in the room? Mingyao Li, PhD (biostatistics) shares her unique methods for single-cell analysis, which reveal the types of cells implicated in a whole range of human diseases. Dokyoon Kim, PhD (joining our informatics faculty in February!) illustrates how data integration can advance translational research. Flash talks follow, illustrating top abstracts by our postdocs and students!

11:15 a.m.: Talks by our 2017-18 Distinguished Faculty. New Distinguished Faculty announced!

12:30 p.m.: Research posters and lunch.

2 p.m.: Brian L. Strom Visiting Professorship Lecture by Peter J. Embi, MD, MS, FACP, FACMI, internationally recognized researcher, educator and leader in clinical and translational research informatics. Dr. Embi is President and CEO of the Regenstrief Institute; Sam Regenstrief Professor of Medicine and Associate Dean for Informatics & Health Services Research, Indiana University (IU) School of Medicine; Associate Director of Informatics, Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute; and Vice-President for Learning Health Systems, IU Health. After the talk, please stay to enjoy refreshments and meet Dr. Embi.

Complete your registration today. Questions? Contact Jennifer Forbes-Nicotera.

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