Qi Long, PhD, has been selected to participate in a winter faculty fellowship in Israel. The program is an opportunity to interact with counterparts in major Israeli institutions and to learn more about Israel's people, society and diverse culture. Read more.
George Demiris, PhD, FACMI, a leader in new technologies for e-health and home-based health care, will hold joint faculty appointments in the DBEI and in the Department of Biobehavioral Health Sciences of the School of Nursing. Read more.
John Holmes, PhD, FACE, FACMI, is among the first class elected to the International Medical Informatics Association's International Academy of Health Sciences Informatics. The Academy is an honor society that recognizes expertise in biomedical and health informatics internationally. Read more.
Dr. Moore has been elected a fellow of the American Statistical Association, the primary professional organization for statisticians and related professionals in the United States. His research focuses on developing and applying artificial intelligence and machine-learning methods for uncovering complex patterns in biomedical big data. Read more.
Edward Kennedy, PhD in Biostatistics, ’16, has won the David P. Byar Young Investigator Award from the Biometrics Section of the American Statistical Association. Dr. Kennedy earned the award for his paper "Robust Estimation and Inference for the Local Instrumental Variable Curve.” Read more.
Correlation doesn’t equal causality—but contemporary statistical methods give us ways to estimate what does. Dr. Roy’s new Coursera “Crash Course in Causality: Inferring Causal Effects from Observational Data,” the first-ever open course taught by a member of our primary faculty, begins in June. Registration is now open. Read more.
Dr. Doubeni has been appointed to the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. This independent, volunteer group of experts works to improve the nation’s health by providing recommendations on clinical preventive services. Read more.
The United States Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS), Sylvia Burwell, has appointed Dr. Glanz to the advisory council for the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute. The appointment carries a four-year term. Read more.
Dr. Moore heads one of six teams devoted to the Human Pancreas Analysis Program. The program was established with $12 million in support from the National Institutes of Health. Read more.
Dr. Lo Re received the 2016 HIV Medicine Association Research Award, which recognized that he has inspired the field to more broadly treat chronic HIV patients for the hepatitis C virus. HIV researchers throughout North America use his methods to identify liver-related outcomes. Read more.
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