Wednesday Seminars All Seminars are 12:00- 1:00 in Light Hall 202 unless otherwise noted.

Date Presenter/Credentials Title Streaming Link
9/11/2018 Kevin Johnson, MD, MS
Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor and Chair, Department of Biomedical Informatics, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
State of the Department of Biomedical Informatics Link to Recording
9/19/2018 Jens Meiler, PhD
Professor of Chemistry, Pharmacology, and Biomedical Informatics
Computational Structual Biology--Innovation Methods and Impactful Application Link to Recording
9/26/2018 Jonathan B. Perlin, MD, PhD, MSHA, MACP, FACMI,
President, Clinical Services and Chief Medical Officer, HCA/Hospital Corporation of America
Learning and Improving at-Speed and at-Scale: Leveraging the Data Assets of a Large Health System Link to Recording
10/3/2018 Trent Rosenbloom, MD
Vice Chair of Faculty Affairs & Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Informatics; Director, Clinical Effectiveness Research for VHAN; Director, My Health at Vanderbilt; Associate Professor, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics and School of Nursing
My Health at Vanderbilt: where we've been and where we are. Link to Recording
10/10/2018 Chad You, MD, MA
Senior Research Data Scientist, axialHealthcare and David Simon, PhD, Research Data Scientist, axialHealthcare
Developing Pain and Opioid Solutions with Data Science and Lessons borrowed from the HIV Epidemic Link to Recording
10/17/2018 William W. Stead, MD
McKesson Foundation Professor of Biomedical Informatics and Medicine; Chief Strategy Officer, VUMC; Chair, National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics
Health Data and Information Policy--The view from the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS) Link to Recording
10/24/2018 Christopher Fonnesbeck
PhD, Associate Professor of Biostatistics, VUMC
Advances in Probabilistic Programming for Data Science Link to Recording
10/31/2018 cancelled    
11/7/2018 cancelled    
11/14/2018 Eric Tkaczyk, MD, PhD
Director of Cutaneous Imaging Clinic; Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Dermatology and Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Deciphering Rash Images: The Challenges of Graft-versus-Host Disease Link to Recording
11/21/2018 no session    
11/28/2018 Carlos Lopez, PhD
Assistant Professor of Biochemistry, Biomedical Informatics, and Pharmacology
Nature’s Design for a Biochemical MIMO Signal Integrator Link to Recording
12/5/2018 Cancelled    

Jacob M. Keaton, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Velez Edwards and Edwards Labs
Department of Medicine, Division of Epidemiology, Vanderbilt Genetic Institute, and Department of Biomedical Informatics

Juan Zhao, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Biomedical Informatics
Center for Precision Medicine

GWAS of Blood Pressure in over 750,000 Individuals Provides Leads for Novel Hypertension Treatments


Learning from Longitudinal Data in Electronic Health Record and Genetic Data to Improve Cardiovascular Event Prediction

Link to Recording
12/26/2018 No meeting    
1/2/2019 No Meeting    


Other Conferences 

Seminars in Personalized Medicine: 2:00 - 3:00 in room 512 Light Hall

December 11, 2018
Josh Denny, MD., M.S., FACMI
Professor of Biomedical Informatics and Medicine
Director, Center for Precision Medicine
Vice President for Personalized Medicine

"Early progress on the All of Us research program"


December 18, 2018

Josh Peterson, MPH, M.D.

Associate Professor, Biomedical Informatics


"Generating evidence for clinical translation of pharmacogenomics"


Research Colloquium Thursday at 12:00- 1:30
All Research Colloquia Are Held in 2525 West End Suite 800 Room 8110 Unless Otherwise Noted

Date Speaker Title

Jonathan P. Palma, MD, MS
Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics in Neonatology, Systems Medicine, and Biomedical Informatics Research
Stanford University

Extending the EHR with Web and Mobile Apps
11/22/2018 Thanksgiving  

Mallory Blasingame, MA
Information Scientist
Center for Knowledge Management

Koonce, MSLS, MPH
Associate Director for Research
Center for Knowledge Management

Nunzia Giuse, MD, MLS, FMLA, FACMI
Vice President of Knowledge Management
Professor of Biomedical Informatics

Informing Your Journal Selection Process While Avoiding the Lure of Predatory Publishing: An Introduction to the VUMC Authoring Coach


Claude Pirtle, MD
Clinical Fellow
Department of Biomedical Informatics

What is a Clinical Informatics Fellowship?


Allison B. McCoy, PhD

Multi-Institutional, Collaborative Applied Clinical Informatics Research


Sunil Kripalani, MD

Heather Limper, PhD


Bryan Glazer, BA

Experiences in Fraud Detection and Data Science in Industry
1/31/2019 Kevin Johnson, MD

Time Management Discussion


Alexander Lubbock, PhD

2/14/2019 Mikail Rubinov, PhD TBA

Kevin Johnson, MD

Robert Carroll, PhD

Management and Leadership

Laurie Novak, PhD
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Informatics

Report from the first Vanderbilt Technology & Society Seminar
3/7/2019 Spring Break  
3/14/2019 TBA  

Colin Walsh, MD

Kevin Johnson, MD

What to do when asked by media for an interview?


Chandra Osborn, PhD

4/4/2019 TBA TBA

Trent Rosenbloom, MD

4/18/2019 TBA TBA