This past summer the Office of Faculty Development solicited nominations to recognize outstanding individuals for their work and contributions in the Department of Medicine during the COVID-19 pandemic. Daphne Lew, PhD, instructor of biostatistics, and Andrew P. Michelson, MD, assistant professor of medicine, stood out for their remarkable contributions and were honored with COVID Star […]
Joanna Abraham, PhD, FACMI, FAMIA, Associate Professor in the Department of Anesthesiology and the Institute for Informatics, Data Science and Biostatistics (I2DB), has been named the 2023 recipient of the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA)’s Diana Forsythe Award. The award was presented during the AMIA Annual Symposium on Nov. 11 – 15. This award honors either […]
Randi E. Foraker, PhD, MA, director of the Center for Population Health Informatics, was senior author on a recent study also co-authored by I2DB’s Daphne Lew, PhD, MPH, and Joshua Landman among other collaborators, that explored gun injury trends in St. Louis. The study found young Black men to be particularly at risk, showing that along with physical and […]
Patients who live in less affluent neighborhoods and those from underrepresented racial or ethnic groups are less likely than others to receive specialized care for dementia.
Dr. Philip Payne recently spoke with KMOX radio about the promise of AI to transform our health systems and medical research, “the real benefit of AI is that it allows us to filter and sort and understand all that data so that humans in the health care system can really identify the data that’s most […]
Data scientist to help lead National Academy of Medicine committee on equitable, responsible use of AI in health care.
From among 19 applications and 12 finalists, six winners have been selected for the 2023-2024 Big Ideas Competition award! Each of the six winning teams will be awarded a grant of $50,000 in research funds. Among the winning teams are seven faculty from the Institute for Informatics, Data Science and Biostatistics (I2DB) including Jing Li, Thomas Kannampallil, Mackenzie Hofford, Sunny Lou, Adam Wilcox, Randi Foraker and […]
Beth Prusaczyk, PhD, MSW, receives the 2023 Alene and Meyer Kopolow Award for Geriatrics, Psychiatry and Neurology.
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The School of Medicine’s biomedical informatics and biostatistics units are uniting under the existing “I2” moniker as the Institute for Informatics, Data Science and Biostatistics (I2DB). The alignment between informatics and biostatistics at the School of Medicine, however, is not quite as new. In 2019, the Division of Biostatistics became part of the Institute for […]
Three faculty members at WashU School of Medicine have been elected fellows of the American College of Medical Informatics.
The newly launched Center for Applied Clinical Informatics will move scientific discoveries out of the laboratory and into hospitals and clinics, where they can make a difference.
This effort — called Voice as a Biomarker of Health — will bring together researchers from 12 institutions in North America, including Washington University, to build the database, which will be ethically sourced and also protect patient privacy.
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and BJC HealthCare are partnering with CuriMeta, a new company based in St. Louis, that will accelerate lifesaving research in the fight against chronic and acute diseases.
Po-Yin Yen, PhD, RN, FAMIA, associate professor in the Institute for Informatics and Goldfarb School of Nursing, along with Barnes-Jewish Hospital collaborators Michele Butkiewicz and Lisa Kidin from the Center for Practice Excellence, will join two additional sites under the leadership of Columbia University Irving Medical Center to work at scaling the CONCERN (COmmunicating Narrative Concerns Entered by RNs) tool.
When the School of Medicine established its Institute for Informatics in 2016, no one could have foreseen the indispensable role it would play in helping the St. Louis and campus communities respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. From the beginning, the pandemic has been a story told in numbers.
National synthetic dataset boosts coronavirus research, helps prepare for future pandemics
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After piloting on Washington University campuses, the MO/Notify exposure notification system is now available to users throughout Missouri.
Washington University in St. Louis is joining a major international effort to advance data science, catalyze innovation and spur health discoveries across Africa.
The National Institutes of Health has launched a centralized, secure enclave to store and study vast amounts of medical record data from people diagnosed with coronavirus disease across the country.