Health IT Open House Event
Learn about this unique training program offered by the Department of Biomedical Informatics at Columbia University. Your Choice:
Come Visit Us on Campus Wednesday, May 15th: 12:30PM or 5:30PM
Attend an Online Session Monday, May 20th at 8:00PM
Contact us: email@example.com
Congratulations to Lisa Grossman for the funding of her F31 grant from NIH’s National Library of Medicine, entitled, “Automated Knowledge Engineering Methods to Improve Consumers’ Comprehension of their Health Records.” Great job.
Congratulations to Lena Mamykina and her several DBMI and outside colleagues, who just received a Notice of Award for their R01, “Dynamically Tailoring Interventions for Problem-Solving in Diabetes Self-Management Using Self-Monitoring Data – a Randomized Controlled Trial” from NIH’s National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive And Kidney Diseases (NIDDK). Great job.
Congratulations to Sue Bakken, who was just appointed to the US National Library of Medicine (NLM) Board of Regents. The board advises the US Secretary of Health and Human Services and the Director of the NLM on all aspects about the Library, including extramural funding. It is a prestigious group.
Congratulations to George Hripcsak on his R01 from NLM,
“Discovering and Applying Knowledge in Clinical Databases,” will be renewed
Congratulations to Chunhua Weng and her colleagues, Krzysztof Kiryluk and Shuang Wang, for the funding of their R01
“Big Data Methods for Comprehensive Similarity-based Risk Prediction,” by the NLM. Great job in a great new area.
Congratulations to Noemie Elhadad on hearing today that her R01 from NLM was funded.
It is called: “PhendoPHL: A Data-Science Enabled Personal Health Library to Manage Endometriosis.”
Congratulations to Bruce Forman for shepherding NYP’s High School program to the New York City Department of Education Career and Technology Education Partner of the Year Award.
Bruce received the award last night on behalf of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. NYP has partnered with the city on the Inwood Early College High School, providing direction, internships, etc. It shows the continued partnership between DBMI and NYP and demonstrates NYP’s important role in the community beyond health care.
Congratulations to Rita Kukafka and Kathy Crew, who just learned that their R01, “Multicenter trial of decision support for breast cancer chemo prevention,” was awarded by National Cancer Institute.
Congratulations to Andrea Califano for being elected to the National Academy of Medicine, formerly IOM.
The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) today announced the election of 75 regular members and 10 international members during its annual meeting. Election to the Academy is considered one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine and recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service.
Andrea Califano Dr.
Dr. Califano holds the following positions: Clyde and Helen Wu Professor of Chemical and Systems Biology, Departments of Systems Biology, Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, Biomedical Informatics, and Institute of Cancer Genetics; Chair, Department of Systems Biology; Director, JP Sulzberger Columbia Genome Center; and Associate Director, Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center, Columbia University, New York City. The election recognizes his pioneering work in Systems Biology and its implementation for the discovery of master regulator proteins and the networks they control in cancer cells.