DBMI Seminars Wednesday at 12:00- 1:00
All DBMI Seminars Are Held in 2525 West End Suite 800 Room 8110 Unless Otherwise Noted

Date Presenter/Credentials Title
1/9/2019 Kevin Johnson, MD, MS
Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor and Chair
Department of Biomedical Informatics
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
EHRs: Past, Present, and (Brighter) Future.
1/16/2019 Jordan Everson, PhD, MPP
Assistant Professor
Department of Public Health Policy
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Tracking the Uneven Spread of Health Information Technology.
1/23/2019 Douglas Ruderfer, PhD
Assistant Professor
Division of Genetic Medicine Vanderbilt Genetic Institute
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Quantifying Psychiatry with Genomics, EHR Data and Machine Learning
1/30/2019 Nigam Shah, MBBS, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine and Biomedical Informatics
Executive Member of the Biomedical Informatics Graduate Program Stanford University Stanford, CA
Good machine learning for better healthcare.
2/6/2019   Cancelled: Philip D. Walker, MLIS, MS
Director, Annette and Irwin Eskind Family Biomedical Library and Learning Center
Vanderbilt University
Change In and Changing the Information Landscape
2/13/2019 Jake Hughey, PhD
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Informatics
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
 Machine learning around the (circadian) clock.
2/20/2019 George Hripcsak, MD, MS
Vivian Beaumont Allen Professor and Chair of Columbia University
Department of Biomedical Informatics and Director of Medical Informatics Services for New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia Campus
New York, NY
Drawing reproducible conclusion from observational clinical data.
2/27/20019 Andrew Spieker, PhD
Assistant Professor of Biostatistics
Using Observational Data to Aggregate Evidence of Clinical Efficacy with Information on Medical Costs
3/6/2019 Cancelled Spring Break
3/13/2019   Philip D. Walker, MLIS, MS
Director, Annette and Irwin Eskind Family Biomedical Library and Learning Center
Vanderbilt University
Change In and Changing the Information Landscape
3/20/2019 Juan Zhao, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Biomedical Informatics
Center for Precision Medicine
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
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Michael Greer, MS
PhD Trainee in Biomedical Informatics
Detecting Time-Evolving Phenotypes Topics via Tensor-Factorization on Electronic Health Records
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Characterizing the Impact of Osteopontin on IEL Survival and Microbiome Composition
3/27/2019 Lea K. Davis, PhD
Assistant Professor of Genetic Medicine and Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Beyond biomarkers: Mining clinical lab data from the EHR in psychiatric genomic analysis
4/3/2019 Fabian Prasser, PhD
Researcher, Intitute of Medicl Informatics, Statistics and Epidemiology at Technical University of Munich, Munich Germany
How to Build a Comprehensive Software for Health Data De-Identification—Lessons Learned while Developing the ARX Data Anonymization Tool
4/10/2019 Alvin Jeffery, PhD, MS
Postdoctoral Trainee in Biomedical Informatics
Nursing Considerations for Biomedical Informatics Research and Practice
4/17/2019 Matthew W. Semler, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Fusing Randomized Trials with Big Data: Can Vanderbilt Create the First Learning Healthcare System?

Other Conferences 

Research Colloquium Thursday at 12:00- 1:30
All Research Colloquia Are Held in 2525 West End Suite 800 Room 8110 Unless Otherwise Noted

Date Speaker Title
11/15/2018 Jonathan P. Palma, MD, MS
Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics in Neonatology, Systems Medicine, and Biomedical Informatics Research
Stanford University
Extending the EHR with Web and Mobile Apps
11/22/2018 Thanksgiving  
11/29/2018 Mallory Blasingame, MA
Information Scientist
Center for Knowledge Management Koonce, MSLS, MPH
Associate Director for Research
Center for Knowledge Management Nunzia Giuse, MD, MLS, FMLA, FACMI
Vice President of Knowledge Management
Professor of Biomedical Informatics
Informing Your Journal Selection Process While Avoiding the Lure of Predatory Publishing: An Introduction to the VUMC Authoring Coach
12/6/2018 Claude Pirtle, MD
Clinical Fellow
Department of Biomedical Informatics
What is a Clinical Informatics Fellowship?
12/13/2018 Allison B. McCoy, PhD Multi-Institutional, Collaborative Applied Clinical Informatics Research
1/17/2019 Sunil Kripalani, MD
Professor of Medicine and Director, Center for Clinical and Implementation Research   Heather Limper, PhD
Research Assistant Professor of Medicine  
Research and Training in Implementation Science
1/24/2019 Bryan Glazer, BA Experiences in Fraud Detection and Data Science in Industry
1/31/2019 Kevin Johnson, MD Time Management Discussion
2/7/2019 Alexander Lubbock, PhD Integrating High Throughput Proliferation Screens into Cell-Specific Mechanistic Models
2/14/2019 Mikail Rubinov, PhD Integrative Network-Science Modeling of Brain-Connectivity Data
2/21/2019 Dario Guise, Dr. Ing. Flexing the HDR: the Word Cloud
2/28/2019 Yaa Kumah-Crystal, MD EHR Voice Assistants: Hope or Hype?
3/7/2019 Cancelled Spring Break  
3/14/2019 William W. Stead, MD
McKesson Foundation Professor of Biomedical Informatics and Medicine
Chief Strategy Officer, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Chair, National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics
A conversation to connecting the dots – How VUMC's mission, credo & patient promise, distinctive capabilities & strategic directions, work streams, pillar goals & top 3-4 operational priorities work together
3/21/2019 Colin Walsh, MD
Kevin Johnson, MD
What to do when asked by media for an interview?
3/28/2019 Chandra Osborn, PhD, MPH
Chief Behavioral Officer at Lirio
Nashville, TN
The Art of Science, Design, and Impact in Industry
4/4/2019 Stuart T. Weinberg, MD
Associate Professor
Departments of Biomedical Informatics and Pediatrics
EHRs and Usability - Where Do We Go From Here?
4/11/2019 Trent Rosenbloom, MD
Vice Chair for Faculty Affairs 
Professor of Biomedical Informatics
An Update of My Health at Vanderbilt
4/18/2019 Laurie Novak, PhD, MHSA
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Informatics
Report from the first Vanderbilt Technology & Society Seminar