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CCOM Biomedical and Health Informatics Community: Previous Meetings

January 14, 2021 Presentation: "Maternal Child Datamart" by Mark Santillan, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

February 11, 2021 Presentation: "Brief Introduction to the CMIO Position" by Jim Blum, MD, UI Health Care Chief Medical Information Officer

March 11, 2021 Presentation: "Why People with Bipolar Disorder are Less Likely to Contract COVID-19"
Jacob Michaelson, PhD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry

April 8, 2021 Presentation: "Delivering Timely & Relevant Updates on Critically Ill Kids in the PICU (TRUCK-PICU) Project Update" by Christina Cifra, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

May 13, 2021 Presentation: "Oncology Research Information Exchange Network (ORIEN) and Patients Enhancing Research Collaboration at Holden (PERCH) - Informatics Enhancing Cancer Research" by Kenneth Nepple, MD, Clinical Associate Professor of Urology, Donghai Dai, MD, PhD, Visiting Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Matthew Rysavy, MD, PhD, Fellow Physician in Pediatrics

June 10, 2021 Presentation: "Analytics for Improved Clinical Decision Making" by Nick Street, PhD, Professor of Business Analytics, Tippie College of Business

July 8, 2021 Presentation: "PCORnet: An Introduction to National Patient-Centered Clinical Research Network" by Betsy Chrischilles, PhD, Professor and Head of Epidemiology, College of Public Health

August 12, 2021 Presentation: "Enterprise Data Warehouses for Research and Data Governance" by Boyd Knosp, MS, FAMIA, Associate Dean for IT, and Heath Davis, MS, MLIS, Assistant Director for Biomedical Informatics (ICTS)

September 9, 2021 Presentation: "CADRE: a Health Services Research & Development Center of Innovation located in the Iowa City VA Health Care System" by Mary Vaughan-Sarrazin, PhD, Associate Professor of Internal Medicine

October 14, 2021 Presentation: "Health Equity-Focused Approaches to Using Complex Clinical Data" by Martha Carvour, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine

December 9, 2021 Presentation: "Operationalizing the Automated Risk-Adjusted Benchmarking System for Antimicrobial Stewardship at Veterans Health Administration" by Michi Goto, MD, MSCI, Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine

January 13, 2022 Presentation: "Machine Learning and an Acoustic Biomarker for Predicting Postoperative Gastrointestinal Impairment" by John W. Cromwell, MD, Clinical Professor of Surgery

February 10, 2022 Presentation: "Clinical Decision Support for Neonatal Mechanical Ventilation" by Lindsey Knake, MD, FAAP, Clinical Professor of Pediatrics

March 10, 2022 Presentation: "Implementation of an Intergenerational Health Knowledgebase" by Donna Santillan, PhD, Research Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

April 14, 2022 Presentation: "High throughput analysis of Freudian slips to gain insights into mental health" by Jacob Michaelson, PhD, Roy J. Carver Assocaite Professor of Psychiatry and Neuroscience

May 12, 2022 Presentation: "Spatial data availability and its utility in analysis of health outcomes" by Margaret Carrell, PhD, Associate Professor of Geographical and Sustainability Sciences

June 9, 2022 Presentation: "Iowa Community Connect Research Network" by James Blum, MD, Associate Professor and Chief Medical Information Officer, UI Health Care

July 14, 2022 Presentation: "Technology to improve data quality in healthcare" by Juan Pablo Hourcade, PhD, Associate Professor of Computer Science


September 8, 2022 Presentation: "An overview of CyncHealth - bridging the gap between data and healthcare"
Sarah Jolie, COO, CyncHealth Foundation


October 13, 2022 Presentation: "Supporting Clinical and Translational Researchers with Electronic Patient Data" by Thomas Campion, PhD, Associate Professor of Research in Population Health Sciences, Weill Cornell Medical College


November 10, 2022 Presentation: "Using Electronic Health Record Data to Drive an Intelligent Recommender System for the Management of Symptoms in Patients with Cancer" by Stephanie Gilbertson White, PhD, APRN-BC, Associate Professor, Director, PhD Program, University of Iowa College of Nursing


January 12, 2023 Presentation: "An update on the Iowa Health Data Resource" by Boyd Knosp, MS, FAMIA, Associate Dean for IT and Heath Davis, MS, MLIS, Assistant Director for Biomedical Informatics (ICTS), University of Iowa College of Medicine


February 9, 2023 Presentation: "Designing a complex neonatal ICU database for internal QI and research network reporting"by Keith Burrell, BA, Senior Application Developer, Health Care Information Systems and Samuel Wong, DO, MS, Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatrics-Neonatology, Stead Family Dept. of Pediatrics


March 9, 2023 Presentation:  "Translational Artificial Intelligence: The Need to Translate From Basic Science to Clinical Value" by William Hersh, MD, FACMI, FAMIA, FACP, Professor, Department of Medical Informatics & Clinical Epidemiology, Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) School of Medicine


April 13, 2023 Presentation:  "Combining image and clinical biomarkers to predict asthma progression using machine learning" by Sean B. Fain, PhD, Professor of Radiology - Division of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Imaging; Vice Chair for Research, Department of Radiology University of Iowa


June 8, 2023 Presentation:  "Wellmark Data Resources at the Center for Public Health Statistics" by Jake Oleson, PhD, Professor, Director of the Center for Public Health Statistics and Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Biostatistics, College of Public Health and Knute Carter, PhD, Clinical Associate Professor and Deputy Director of the Center for Public Health Statistics, College of Public Health, University of Iowa


August 10, 2023 Presentation: "Overview of the Iowa Clinical Trials Management System (I-CTMS)" by Sandra Ahrendsen, Kim Sprenger, Deb O'Connell-Moore, Cena Bitterman-Jones, and Jessica Gallagher, Institute for Clinical and Translational Science, University of Iowa


September 14, 2023 Presentation: "Opportunities in Implementation Science" by Aaron Seaman, Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine, University of Iowa


October 12, 2023 Presentation: "Towards Precision Nursing: A national internet-assisted simulation trial of tailored clinical decision support formats" by Karen Dunn Lopez, Associate Professor, Director , Center for Nursing Classification and Clinical Effectiveness, College of Nursing, University of Iowa


November 9, 2023 Presentation:  "AMIA Data Blitz Presentations" to include: Supervised Machine Learning in Late Preeclampsia Prediction: Unique Risk Factors Predictive as early as 13 WGA by Julie Vignato, PhD, RN, RNC-LRN, CNE, University of Iowa College of Nursing; A Framework for Developing Clinical Decision Support Tools in Home Health Care Patients with Heart Failure based on Time-Series Risk Models by Sena Chae, PhD, MSHI, RN, University of Iowa College of Nursing; and CDS RoundUp: Exterminating Roaches in Clinical Decision Support by Lindsey Knake, MD, MS, Universtiy of Iowa Carver College of Medicine & UIHC Stead Family Department of Pediatrics


December 14, 2023 Presentation:  "Using EHR Data in Learning Health Systems:  Focus on Computable Phenotypes" by Rachel Richesson, PhD, MPH, FACMI, Professor of Informatics, Department of Learning Health Sciences, University of Michigan 


January 11, 2024 Presentation:  "Interoperation of Clinical Datasets Supporting Collaborative Research" by James R. Campbell, MD, Professor, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Nebraska Medical Center


February 8, 2024 Presentation: "Overview of Iowa Initiative for Artificial Intelligence" by Milan Sonka, PhD, Director, Iowa Initiative for Artificial Intelligence and Co-Director, Iowa Institute for Biomedical Imaging, University of Iowa