Michael L. Whitfield, PhD, has been named the chair of the Department of Biomedical Data Science at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine. Whitfield, a professor of biomedical data science and molecular and systems biology, has served as the department’s interim chair since November 2017.
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New Machine Learning Method Could Spare Some Women from Unnecessary Breast Surgery
Dartmouth researchers have found a machine learning method that can predict the likelihood that a high-risk type of breast lesion is cancerous, potentially saving some women from unnecessary surgeries and overtreatment.
Alfredo Tirado-Ramos to Lead Biomedical and Translational Informatics For Geisel and Dartmouth-Hitchcock
Distinguished computational scientist and informatics expert Alfredo Tirado-Ramos, PhD, has joined the Dartmouth community to lead biomedical and translational informatics programs for the Geisel School of Medicine and the Dartmouth-Hitchcock (D-H) health system.
Using Social Media Big Data to Combat Prescription Drug Crisis
A Dartmouth-led study found that social media big data can be used to understand communication and behavioral patterns related to prescription drug abuse.
Geisel Announces New Master’s Degree in Health Data Science
Dartmouth’s Graduate Program in Quantitative Biomedical Sciences (QBS) is offering a new master’s degree with a concentration in health data science beginning in fall 2018.
Geisel Researchers to Receive $1 Million Award for Comparative Outcomes Research
A team of Geisel researchers will receive funding from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to design new methods for comparing the effectiveness of alternative therapies that can lead to improvements in practice and better outcomes for patients.
Informatics Expert Blackford Middleton to Give Biomedical Data Science Seminar
Blackford Middleton, MD, MPH, MSc, Chief Informatics & Innovation Officer at Apervita, Inc., will present a seminar entitled, “Toward a Learning Health System: Informatics Obstacles and Opportunities,” on Monday, Nov. 28, 2016, at 9:00 AM in Auditorium G at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center.
Biomedical Informatics: Creating Computational Strategies and Tools to Advance Research
Amar Das, MD, PhD—who leads the Division of Biomedical Informatics within Geisel’s Department of Biomedical Data Science—discusses biomedical informatics and his division’s critical role within Dartmouth’s research enterprise.
Geisel School of Medicine Adds New Departments to Enhance Research and Education Mission
The Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth has announced the addition of two new basic science departments, Biomedical Data Science and Epidemiology.