Women in Data Science (WiDS) Conference

   April 23, 2019

On March 26, UNC Charlotte’s Data Science Initiative hosted its second annual Women in Data Science (WiDS) conference. This half-day event held at the Ritz-Carlton featured several keynote speakers, a panel discussion, and a networking reception for attendees, academics, and professionals.

Among the 300 attendees were Dr. Laura Gunn and the first Health Informatics and Analytics...

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Welcome New Advisory Board Members!

   April 9, 2019

The Health Informatics and Analytics Program welcomes Chris Blanchette, Saugat Karki, and Yillian Yuan to the advisory board!

Chris Blanchette is now the Senior Director and Head of Real World Data and Analytics for...

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BlueCross BlueShield NC Internship Event

   April 8, 2019

BlueCross BlueShield (BCBS) North Carolina held an internship event for their Data and Analytics Unit (DnA). This event included a disucssion panel, on which Dr. Michael Thompson also served. Three of the Health Informatics and Analytics Program students attended the event. Among these students was Jainmary Jose who noted, 'It was a great networking event to learn about the Data and Analytics...

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US Centers for disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Public Health Informatics Fellowship Program (PHIFP)

   August 28, 2018

The CDC Public Health Informatics Fellowship Program (PHIFP) is accepting applications through 5 November. Interviews will be conducted in February and March, and the fellowship begins in Summer 2019.

To apply for PHIFP, you must

  • Meet the educational, informatics, public health, and research experience...

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Master’s Graduate Mario Barbé, MD, Brings Critical Health Informatics Capabilities to Clinica Alemana in Chile

   August 24, 2018

Barbé finds future in pairing medicine and data science to respond to health care challenges

Mario Barbé, MD, completed his master’s degree in Health Informatics in Summer 2018. His employer, Clínica...

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   July 18, 2018

Physician and UNC Charlotte graduate candidate Saugat Karki was selected recently for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) prestigious Public Health Informatics Fellowship Program (PHIFP). This two-year training program is for...

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   May 29, 2018

Joseph Konstanzer, a graduate of UNC Charlotte’s dual master’s program in public health and health...

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Fall 2016 Data Science Initiative Town Hall/Orientation

   August 24, 2016

On Saturday, August 20th new and continuing students from both the Health Informatics and the Data Science and Business Analytics programs attended the Fall 2106 Data Science Initiative.

A special welcome to the 2016 Summer/Fall HI Cohort and let us introduce you to the newest HI students:

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2016 Virtual Hackathon

   June 8, 2016

According to the study released in 2014 by the Equality of Opportunity Project at Harvard*, Charlotte, NC was ranked 50th of 50 metropolitan areas with respect to upward economic mobility. This means that children born into lower income families in the Charlotte area have the least chance of being able to move to a higher income bracket as compared to all other metropolitan areas studied....

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First Health Informatics PSM Student Graduates

   December 13, 2013

The Colleges of Computing and Informatics, Health and Human Services and Graduate School are pleased to announce the first graduate from the new Health Informatics Professional Science Master degree.  Casey Rassau will receive her PSM degree...

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