AMIA 2016 Annual Symposium in Chicago, IL

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We once again had a great symposium this year. Here are some highlights and awards.
The Columbia DBMI reception was very fun and great to catch up with our huge network of successful alumni, who are running much of informatics in the US. Scroll down to see photos from the event.

 

Running the symposium:

Noemie Elhadad – Symposium Vice Chair
Scientific Program Committee members – Jessica Ancker, David Kaufman, Casey Overby, Adler Perotte, Colin Walsh, Chunhua Weng, Adam Wilcox, Lauren Wilcox

 

Symposium awards:

Nick Tatonetti – AMIA New Investigator Award
William Brown – 2nd place Student Paper Competition
Shaodian Zhang – AMIA Best Student Paper for Consumer & Pervasive Health Informatics, and Student Paper Finalist in the regular competition
Genevieve Melton-Meaux, Liz Chen – advisors for the 1st place Student Paper Competition winner
Trevor Cohen, Sunny Shang – advisors for Student Paper Competition finalists
Jessica Ancker – Homer R. Warner Award
Sarah Collins – Harriet H. Werley Award
Distinguished Paper Award – Rimma Pivovarov, Yael Coppleson, Sharon Lipsky Gorman, David Vawdrey, Noemie Elhadad (Can Patient Record Summarization Support Quality Metric Abstraction?)
Distinguished Paper Award – Qing Zeng-Treitler (Identification and Use of Frailty Indicators from Text to Examine Associations with Clinical Outcomes Among Patients with Heart Failure)
Maya Ramachandran – Columbia undergrad invited to present “Undergraduate informatics at Columbia” (Ignite) and to join a regular panel

 

ACMI fellowship inductees:

Noemie Elhadad
Liz Chen
Jessica Ancker
Hongfang Liu

 

A Oscar Beitia Katie Zhu Adler Perotte

MA alumnus A. Oscar Beitia, PhD Alumna Xinxin “Katie” Zhu, and MA and postdoctoral research fellow alumnus, P&S alumnus and Columbia University DBMI faculty Dr. Adler Perotte

Albert Lai Silis Jiang Jamie Hirsch William Brown III

PhD alumnus and Washington University-St Louis faculty Albert Lai, current PhD student representative Silis Jiang, MA postdoctoral fellow alumnus and Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine faculty Jamie Hirsch, and PhD alumnus and UCSF faculty William Brown III

Amelia Averitt Marina Fernanda Ben

PhD student Amelia Averitt, Marina Bonanno, PhD student Fernanda Polubriaginof, and MA student and postdoctoral research fellow Dr Benjamin Slovis

 

Amelia Averitt Shruti Jung Hoon Anando Barnett

MA & postdoctoral research fellow alumna and Columbia University DBMI faculty Lena Mamykina (background), PhD student Amelia Averitt, Postdoctoral Research Scientist Shreya Chakrabarti, MA student and NLM postdoctoral research fellow Dr Jung Hoon Son, Postdoctoral Research Scientist Anando Sen, Postdoctoral Research Scientist Po-Hsiang “Barnett” Chiu

 

Congrats Adler Perotte

Congratulations to MA postdoctoral research fellow alumnus and Columbia University DBMI faculty Dr Adler Perotte (center) on his recently awarded Department of Defense grant!

Congrats Carol Friedman

Congratulations to Columbia University DBMI faculty Prof Carol Friedman on her induction into the National Academy of Medicine!

 

Daniel Fort Drashko Nakikj William Ogallo

PhD alumnus Daniel Fort, PhD candidate Drashko Nakikj, PhD student William Ogallo

David Albers Noemie Elhadad Rimma Pivovarov Dan Fort Nicole Weiskopf Adam Samantha Kleinberg

Prof David Albers, Prof Noemie Elhadad, PhD alumna Rimma Pivovarov, PhD alumnus Daniel Fort, PhD alumna and OHSU faculty Nicole Weiskopf, PhD alumnus Adam Wilcox, Postdoctoral Research Scientist alumna and Stevens Institute of Technology faculty Samantha Kleinberg

Chips

Victuals

Dessert

Dessert

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Dessert

Elliot Mitchell Lisa Grossman

PhD student Elliot Mitchell and MD-PhD student Lisa Grossman

Fernanda Polubriaginof Amelia Averitt Ben Slovis

PhD student Fernanda Polubriaginof, PhD student Amelia Averitt, and MA  Postdoctoral Research Fellow Dr Benjamin Slovis

Fernanda Polubriaginof Ben Slovis

PhD student Fernanda Polubriaginof and MA Postdoctoral Research Fellow Benjamin Slovis

Haoquan Zhao Sylvia Cho

PhD students Haoquan Zhao and Silvia Cho

Herbert Chase Colin Walsh

MA postdoctoral research fellow alumnus and current faculty member Dr Herbert Chase and MA postdoctoral research fellow alumnus and Vanderbilt University faculty Dr Colin Walsh

 

Hua Xu Trevor Cohen

PhD alumni and University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston faculty Hua Xu and Trevor Cohen

Jessica Ancker Neil Sarkar Michael Cantor Jan Horsky

PhD alumna and Weill Cornell Medical College faculty Jessica Ancker, PhD alumnus and Brown University faculty Neil Sarkar, MA postdoctoral research fellow alumnus and NYU faculty Dr Michael Cantor, PhD alumnus Jan Horsky

Jung Wei Fan

PhD alumnus and University of Arizona faculty Jung-Wei Fan (right)

Justin Starren

PhD alumnus and Northwestern University faculty Justin Starren (left)

Fish

Grouper tacos

Pad Thai

Pasta

Pasta

Pad thai

Matt Levine David Albers Rimma Pivovarov Marina Bonanno

Matthew Levine, Columbia University DBMI faculty David Albers, PhD alumna Rimma Pivovarov, Marina Bonanno

Matt Levine David Albers Rimma Pivovarov

Matthew Levine, Columbia University DBMI faculty David Albers, PhD alumna Rimma Pivovarov

Matt Levine Lena Mamykina Marissa Burgermaster Jessica Ancker

Matthew Levine, MA Postdoctoral Research Fellow alumna and Columbia University DBMI faculty Lena Mamykina, PhD alumna and Weill Cornell Medical College faculty Jessica Ancker

Matt Levine Lena Mamykina Marissa Burgermaster

Matthew Levine, MA Postdoctoral Research Fellow alumna and current faculty member Lena Mamykina, MA Postdoctoral Research Fellow Marissa Burgermaster

Michael Cantor

MA postdoctoral research fellow alumnus and NYU faculty Dr Michael Cantor (left)

Michelle Chau William Ogallo Victor Rodriguez Marissa Burgermaster Drashko Nakikj Mollie McKillop

PhD students Michelle Chau and William Ogallo, MD-PhD student Victor Rodriguez, MA Postdoctoral Research Fellow Marissa Burgermaster, PhD Candidate Drashko Nakikj, PhD student Mollie McKillop

Neil Sarkar Casey Overby William Ogallo Mary Boland Jessica Ancker Albert Lai

PhD alumnus and Brown University faculty Neil Sarkar, PhD student William Ogallo, and Postdoctoral Research Fellow alumna and Johns Hopkins University faculty Casey Overby

Sarah Collins Victoria Tiase

Postdoctoral Research Fellow alumna and Harvard Medical School faculty Sarah Collins (center) and Victoria Tiase (right)

Silis Jiang Albert Lai

PhD candidate Silis Jiang and PhD alumnus and Washington University-St Louis faculty Albert Lai

Sue Bakken Dan Fort Nicole Weiskopf

Columbia University DBMI and Nursing faculty Prof Suzanne Bakken (it’s her birthday!), PhD alumnus Daniel Fort, and PhD alumna and OHSU faculty Nicole Weiskopf

Umberto Jim Cimino

Umberto Tachinardi and Columbia University DBMI faculty James Cimino

Victor Rodriguez Mollie McKillop Michelle Chau

MD-PhD student Victor Rodriguez, PhD students Mollie McKillop and Michelle Chau

Yalini Senathirajah Fernanda Polubriaginof
PhD alumna and SUNY downstate faculty Yalini Senathirajah (left), PhD student Fernanda Polubriaginof (center)

Soumitra Sengupta John Chelico

Columbia University DBMI faculty Soumitra Sengupta and MA postdoctoral research fellow alumnus and NYU faculty Dr John Chelico

Lena Mamykina David Kaufman

MA Postdoctoral Research Fellow alumna and Columbia University DBMI faculty Lena Mamykina and former Columbia DBMI faculty David Kaufman (now at ASU)

Gil Kuperman

Columbia University DBMI faculty Dr Gil Kuperman (left)

Congratulations to Noemie Elhadad ACMI Induction

Congratulations to Columbia University DBMI faculty Prof Noemie Elhadad for her ACMI induction!

Congratulations Liz Chen ACMI Induction

Congratulations to PhD alumna and Brown University faculty Liz Chen for her ACMI induction!

George Hripcsak Remarks AMIA 2016 Reception

Columbia University DBMI Chair Prof George Hripcsak gave updates on DBMI achievements

Eneida Mendonca Tara Borlawsky Philip Payne

Columbia University DBMI faculty Noemie Elhadad, PhD alumna and Brown University faculty Liz Chen, PhD alumna and OHSU faculty Nicole Weiskopf, Umberto Tachinardi, PhD alumna and University of Wisconsin faculty Dr Eneida Mendonca, MA and postdoctoral fellow and current Columbia DBMI faculty Adler Perotte, MA alumna Tara Borlawsky and PhD alumnus and Washington University-St Louis faculty Philip Payne, PhD candidate Silis Jiang, PhD student Fernanda Polubriaginof, MA and postdoctoral research fellow alumna and Columbia University DBMI faculty Lena Mamykina, Columbia University DBMI faculty David Albers, Matthew Levine, postdoctoral research scientist alumna and Stevens Institute of Technology faculty Samantha Kleinberg

Umberto Tachinardi Carol Friedman

Umberto Tachinardi and Columbia University DBMI faculty Prof Carol Friedman

 

Jonathan Chen Adler Perotte George Hripcsak

MA postdoctoral research fellow alumnus and Columbia University DBMI faculty Adler Perotte (center), Prof George Hripcsak, Columbia University DBMI Chair (right)

 

Krystl Haerian Hojjat Salmasian Adam Wilcox Li Zhou

MA alumna and University of Maryland-Baltimore County faculty Dr Krystl Haerian, PhD alumnus and Columbia University DBMI faculty Dr Hojjat Salmasian, PhD alumnus Adam Wilcox, PhD alumna and Harvard Medical School faculty Dr Li Zhou

Maurine Tong Gil Kuperman

Maurine Tong and Columbia University DBMI faculty Dr Gil Kuperman

 

William Brown III Adriana Colin Walsh Jamie Hirsch

PhD alumnus and UCSF faculty William Brown III, Columbia University Nursing faculty Adriana Arcia, MA and postdoctoral research fellow alumnus and Vanderbilt University faculty Dr Colin Walsh, MA and postdoctoral research fellow alumnus and Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine faculty Jamie Hirsch