COVID-19 from the Public Health Informatics Perspective

April 17, 2020, 3:00 pm — 4:00 pm

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, this seminar will be running via Zoom.

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This talk, part of the Institute for Informatics (I2) Special Speaker Seminar Series, will feature Dr. Jessie Tenenbaum, Assistant Professor in the Division of Translational Biomedical Informatics within the Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics at the Duke University School of Medicine. Dr. Tenenbaum also serves as Chief Data Officer for the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS). Her research applies expertise in data standards and electronic health records to stratify mental health disorders to enable precision medicine. She is also interested in ethical, legal and social issues around big data and precision medicine. Dr. Tenenbaum’s current research projects focus on analyzing electronic health record data to better understand mental illness, target resource allocation, guide treatment, and develop targeted therapeutic interventions.

Nationally, Dr. Tenenbaum is a member of the Board of Directors for the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) and plays a leadership role in AMIA’s Committee on Women in Informatics. She is an Associate Editor for the Journal of Biomedical Informatics and serves on the Board of Scientific Counselors for the National Library of Medicine. She also serves on a number of editorial and advisory boards including Nature Scientific Data and Briefings in Bioinformatics.

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