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Parsa Mirhaji - Yosemite Project - Semantic Data Lake in Healthcare [RESCHEDULED]

From: David Booth <david@dbooth.org>
Date: Thu, 21 Jul 2016 04:35:15 -0400
To: w3c semweb HCLS <public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org>
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[This webinar was previously scheduled for July 21, 2016, but postponed 
due to an unforeseen scheduling conflict.]

Semantic Data Lake in Healthcare
Parsa Mirhaji, MD, PhD
Director, Clinical Research Informatics, Montefiore Health Systems
Chief Technology Officer, NYC-Clinical Data Research Network
Research Associate Professor, Department of Systems and Computational 
Biology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Google Hangout On Air: https://goo.gl/1nM3yV

Date: Thursday September 15, 2016
Time: 2:00pm Eastern US timezone
Duration: 1 hour
Download calendar invite: 

Submit questions by email in advance or during the webinar: david@dbooth.org

Dr. Parsa Mirhaji will give a description of a Semantic Data Lake based 
on W3C standards, best practices & knowledge representation in healthcare.

Parsa Mirhaji Dr. Parsa Mirhaji is an Associate Professor of Systems and 
Computational Biology and the Director of Clinical Research Informatics 
at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical 
Center-Institute for Clinical Translational Research. Formerly, he was 
the director of the Center for Biosecurity and Public Health Informatics 
Research at the University of Texas at Houston where he developed 
clinical text understanding, semantic information integration 
technologies, and EMR interoperability solutions, for public health and 
disaster preparedness.  Dr. Mirhaji has been a member of W3C working 
groups for application of Semantic Technologies in Healthcare and Life 
Sciences, and organizer and committee member for several national and 
international conferences on Bio-Ontologies and Semantic Technologies, 
an acting committee member on the Texas Hospital Preparedness Program at 
the Texas State Department of Health Services and the Texas Institute 
for Health Policy Research, and a member of the Health Information 
Technology Advisory Commission for the Texas State Department of Health 
Services.  Dr. Mirhaji is an inventor with several patents and public 
disclosures covering applications of semantic technologies, information 
integration, biomedical vocabularies and taxonomy services, clinical 
text understanding and natural language processing, electronic data 
capture, and knowledge-based information retrieval from biomedical and 
clinical repositories.

Dr. Mirhaji and his fellow researchers were awarded “The Best Practice 
in Public Health Award-2002” by the U.S. Department of Health and Human 
Services for establishing the Defense of Houston web-portal for 
community awareness and public readiness in the aftermath of September 
11 attacks.
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