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Re: George Thomas Memorial Fellowship announced by USA CTO Todd Park!

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Wed, 04 Jun 2014 16:57:38 -0400
Message-ID: <538F8842.7000609@openlinksw.com>
To: public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org, "public-lod@w3.org" <public-lod@w3.org>
On 6/4/14 4:16 PM, Bernadette Hyland wrote:
> Hi,
> If you're interested in the details on the announcement, here is the 
> PR.[1]  It is called the *George Thomas Post-Graduate Fellowship in 
> Health Data Science and Engineering* and starts in 2014, funded to the 
> tune of $80k/year by the Health Data Consortium. Suzanne Dunlap, 
> George's wife, was present at the Health Datapalooza in Washington DC 
> this week to meet with Todd Park, US Federal CTO personally and 
> receive this recognition on behalf of George.
> Perhaps you or someone you know doing post-graduate work on health 
> data science and open data should apply for this funding -- the press 
> release suggests it open this summer for applicants.
> "The award will address the national interests for attracting new 
> talent to the challenges of data management in health and health care. 
> The interests of the Health Data Consortium intersects with the 
> prominence of innovation Science, Technology, Engineering and 
> Mathematics (STEM) educational interests of many parts of our 
> community." [2]
> I'm grateful to the Ian Jacobs @ W3C and John Breslin for distributing 
> news & a tribute to George's work in open health data.   While we've 
> lost an open data champion with the US Government, George spawned many 
> more advocates before he left us.
> Peace ~
> Bernadette Hyland
> [1] 
> http://healthdatapalooza.org/health-data-consortium-announces-memorial-health-data-sciences-fellowship/
> [2] http://www.healthdataconsortium.org/programs-thomas-fellow


Dearly missed.



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