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

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

David Booth-6
[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:
http://yosemiteproject.org/2016/webinars/mirhaji/calendar-invite.ics

Submit questions by email in advance or during the webinar: [hidden email]

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

ABOUT THE SPEAKER:
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.