08/01/13 - Congratulations to Michael Conway, PhD, who is becoming Assistant Project Scientist at the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine. Michael was a postdoctoral fellow with DBMI from 2011-2013. He has authored several papers and has recently received a K99/R00 from the NLM/NIH focused on mining of social media for health conditions.
07/01/13 - Congratulations to Robert El-Kareh, MD, MS, MPH, who is starting his K22 award from the NLM/NIH focusing on diagnostic errors.
06/01/13 - Congratulations to Xiaoqian Jiang, PhD, who became Assistant Professor at DBMI July 1, 2013. Xiaoqian was a graduate intern while finishing his PhD under the supervision of Latanya Sweeney, PhD, at CMU, then a postdoctoral fellow with DBMI from 2011-2013. He has authored several papers and is starting the R00 phase of his K99/R00 award from the NLM/NIH focused on privacy technology.
04/01/13 - Master's graduate Myoung Lah launched a new UCSD-wide application before taking a position at Microsoft: TritonSchedule allows UCSD students to share their course schedule with their friends on Facebook. We are studying how social networks and Facebook usage affect academic performance, health, and attitudes on privacy as part of the iDASH project.
09/22/12 - The BRIGHT program successfully organized the 2nd Biomedical Informatics Symposium in Maputo, Mozambique, August 20-22, 2012 with attendance of over 80 participants from 5 different countries.
07/01/12 - UCSD got awarded for the first time a biomedical informatics training grant from the NIH (National Library of Medicine). The grant started July 1, 2012 and will support a total of 15 trainees in UCSD degree programs. Click here for more Graduate Program Information.
03/29/12 - iDASH featured in White House Office for Science and Technology Policy announcement for BIG DATA initiative involving NSF, NIH, DoE, DoD, and other federal agencies. See video of this event online.
05/02/11 - iDASH NLP Ecosystem Workshop
01/24/11 - iDASH Workshop on Secondary Use of Clinical Images for Research at SDSC
08/01/10 - Global Health Informatics: UCSD, UEM, UNIFESP partner in training program
05/25/10 - JAMIA Editor-in-Chief appointed
04/09/10 - Bioinformatics and the SD economy
12/01/09 - AMIA Annual Symposium
07/30/09 - Interview in Nature
06/29/09 - A Division is Born