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The Informatics Research Seminar Series is sponsored by Duke University and a collaboration with UNC-Chapel Hill, NCCU, UNC-Charlotte, and ECU. This series explores key areas in Health Informatics and include research results, overview of programs of research, basic, applied, and evaluative projects, as well as research from varied epistemological stances.

Spring 2014 Seminar Schedule

All seminars are held from 4:00-5:00 pm.





Jan 15
Chuck Kesler, MBA, CISSP, CISM, PMP
Cyber Security Trends in Healthcare: Threats, Regulations, and Best Practices
Jan 22
Vincent N. Carrasco, MD, CCIS
Introduction to NeuroIS: Neuronal Activation Patterns associated with Information Retrieval
Jan 29
Feb 5
Lixia Yao, PhD
Allocation of Research Resources over the Landscape of Medical Conditions in the USA
Feb 12
CANCELED: Shelley Hwang, MD, MPH
The Duke Breast Data Respository (DBDR): Adventures in Creating a Disease-based Quality and Research Data Infrastructure
Feb 19
Tony Cellucci, PhD, ABRP and Leigh W. Cellucci, PhD ECU
EMR Use in Psychology Clinics: Adoption, Current Status, and Future Directions
Feb 26
Timothy Jay Carney, PhD, MPH, MBA
Meeting the Challenges of Smart and Connected Health: A Cancer Health Disparities Use-Case
Mar 5
Timothy J. Mulrooney, PhD and Garrett Love, PhD NCCU
Using Spatial Enabled Information to Analyze and Visualize Health Behaviors
Mar 12
Mar 19
William Saunders, PhD, MPH
Big(ger) Data in Health Informatics
Mar 26
Gregg D. Givens, PhD and Jianchu (Jason) Yao, PhD
Innovation, Disruption, Teleaudiology: Experiences and Vision
Apr 2
Christopher C. Doss, PhD
Mobile Health Interoperability
Apr 9
Meredith Zozus, PhD
Defining the Clinical Research Data Management Profession: The Relationship Between a Profession and Its Science
Apr 16
Sarah B. Laditka, PhD and James Laditka, DA, PhD UNCC
Being Active, Controlling Weight, and Avoiding Heart Disease May Greatly Increase Active Life Expectancy for People with Diabetes


Target Audience

Health Informatics Faculty, clinicians with an interest in health informatics, Health Informatics Students, Health IT or Informatics Staff at Duke, UNC-Chapel Hill, North Carolina Central University, UNC-Charlotte, and East Carolina University.



Duke: Hock Plaza, Hock Auditorium (Ground Level)

Parking @ Duke: Contact Rene' Hart by e-mail to have your name placed on the parking list. Parking is free. Access the parking deck through the driveway in front of the building. Drive under the portico into the garage and stop at the traffic gate. Push the button next to speaker and tell receptionist that you are here for the Informatics Research Seminar. After parking, proceed to the 4th floor of the parking garage and exit across the driveway to enter the building. Sign in at the desk and take the elevator to the ground floor. Exit left off the elevator and walk down to hall, Hock Auditorium is on your right.

UNC: Health Science Library, Room 328

NCCU: James E. Shepard Memorial Library, Room 364

UNCC: Room 143, Atkins Library (Campus parking available.)

ECU: Health Sciences Building, Room 1355 (Campus and meter parking available around the Health Sciences Building.)


Clinical Education Unit (CEU) Credit

Duke University Health System Clinical Education & Professional Development is authorized by IACET to offer .1 CEU per presentation to participants who attend the entire presentation, complete the sign-in sheet, and complete and return the feedback/evaluation form at the conclusion of each presentation. Partial credit is not awarded.


IACET logoDuke University Health System Clinical Education & Professional Development has been approved as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education &Training (IACET), 1760 Old Meadow Road, Suite 500, McLean, VA 22102. In obtaining this approval, Duke University Health System Clinical Education & Professional Development has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET 1-2007 Standard, which are widely recognized as standards of good practice internationally. As a result of Authorized Provider status, Duke University Health System Clinical Education & Professional Development is authorized to offer IACET CEU’s for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET 1-2007 Standard.


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