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Date Speaker Topic
Aug. 31 Stephen Wu Honor Ethics: The Challenge of Globalizing Value Alignment in AI Ethics
Sept. 7 Russ Waitman/GPC PCORNet GPC
Sept. 14 Zachary Siegel In a world of Stigma, Can a Computer Algorithm Really Predict Overdose Risk?
Sept. 21 Josh Lin Data leakage due to care provided outside of the study electronic health record system: potential biases and solutions
Sept. 28 Todd Johnson Causal inference from observational data
Oct. 5 Hussein Abbas Dissecting Acute Myeloid Leukemia and its Microenvironment, One Cell at a Time
Oct. 11 Charles Friedman 10/11 (At SBMI) and 10/12 (at Dental School) Chuck Friedman
Oct. 19 Pora Kim FusionPDB: Fusion Protein Annotation Database
Oct. 26 Jingqi Wang /
Nina Smith
Medical concept normalization using transformers - from string similarity to semantic similarity / Qualitative Research Methods to Study Unintended Consequences of Health Information Technology Policy
Nov. 2 Xiaoxuan Cai Causal inference for multivariate time series in the application of mobile health
Nov. 9 Ivan Coronado /
Yuntao Yang
Proxy Analysis of Neural Vascular System using Retina Imaging and Deep Neural Networks / AlphaFold 2: applications and deployment in an HPC environment
Nov. 16 Jeritt Thayer Improving Health System Integration by Uncovering Health Data Attributes
Nov. 23 Thanksgiving Break
Nov. 30 Shaun Grannis TBD
Dec. 7 Ying Ding TBD