Introduction to Cyberinfrastructure for Health Informatics

The volume and complexity of health-related data is rapidly increasing, outstripping the ability current management and usage practices to cope. This lecture will cover the state of data challenges in healthcare and bio as well as the “stack” of cyberinfrastructure technologies coming together to address these issues.

When Jan 18, 2012
from 04:00 AM to 05:00 AM
Where Health Sciences Library room 328
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Contact Phone 919-962-0182
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Michael Shoffner is a member of the Informatics group at RENCI, a UNC-based research institute that develops and deploys advanced technologies to enable research discoveries. His primary role is to assist collaborators with data-intensive research challenges using his background in software engineering. He is also adjunct faculty at UNC’s School of Information and Library Science (SILS) and a member of the SILS Metadata Research Center (MRC) team. Previously he has been a technical architect, a member of an emerging technologies strategy group, and co-founder of an early area Internet technology consultancy with clients in the biomedical and education spaces.

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