CHAI Seminar Series: Jon Duke, MD MS - Precision Medicine at Georgia Tech: Introduction to the Health Data Analytics Platform

Speaker: Jon Duke, MD MS, Principal Research Scientist and Director of the Center for Health Analytics at the Georgia Tech Research Institute. Joint appointment at the College of Computing at Georgia Institute of Technology.

Date: Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Time: 03:00pm – 04:15pm

Location:  Klaus Advanced Computing Building, Room 2443

Title: Precision Medicine at Georgia Tech: Introduction to the Health Data Analytics Platform

Abstract: Conducting health research is complex, from accessing health data to running analytics to building interoperable applications.  The Georgia Tech Health Data Analytics Platform (HDAP) is designed to expedite the process of health research through 1) accessible datasets, 2) analytics tools, and 3) interoperable FHIR APIs and and a FHIR application deployment environment.  In this presentation, we will discuss precision medicine research, the use of natural language processing, and the HDAP platform.

Bio: Dr. Jon Duke is Principal Research Scientist at the Georgia Tech Research Institute where he is Director of the Center for Health Analytics and Informatics and on faculty in the Georgia Tech College of Computing.  He is former Director of Drug Safety Analytics and Advanced Text Mining at the Regenstrief Center for Biomedical Informatics in Indianapolis. He has led over $21 million in funded research for industry, government, and foundation partners. Dr. Duke’s research focuses on advancing techniques for identifying patients of interest from diverse data sources with applications spanning research, quality, and clinical domains.  He led the Merck-Regenstrief Partnership in Healthcare Innovation and was a founding member of OHDSI, an open-source international health data analytics collaborative.  In addition to numerous peer-reviewed publications, his work has been featured in the lay media including the New York Times, NPR, and MSNBC.  Dr. Duke completed his medical degree at Harvard Medical School and a master's in human-computer interaction at Indiana University.

Event Details


  • Tuesday, February 6, 2018
    3:00 pm - 4:15 pm
Location: Klaus Advanced Computing Building, #2443, 266 Ferst Dr NW, Atlanta, GA 30332

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