Transforming Healthcare through Informatics, Data Science, and Ubiquitous Computing

CHSPR Seminar

Date: 02 Oct 2017

Presented by: Leanne Currie, Lead, Data Science and Health Informatics, BC SPOR SUPPORT Unit, and Associate Professor, UBC School of Nursing

Room: Room 201, 2206 East Mall, UBC School of Population and Public Health

Time: 12-1pm

Dr. Leanne Currie will describe the intersection of biomedical informatics, data science and ubiquitous technologies in the healthcare setting. The intersection of these three fields has the potential to transform healthcare practice and achieve the vision of the learning healthcare system.

Dr. Currie is an Associate Professor at UBC School of Nursing where she conducts research in the field of nursing, biomedical and health informatics. Dr. Currie worked as a critical care nurse for 15 years before completing her Masters and PhD in Nursing Informatics. Her program of research focuses on computerized clinical decision support systems and user-centred design methods. She has recently been seconded to the BC SPOR Support Unit as the Lead for the Data Science and Health Informatics (DaSHI) methods cluster.

A light lunch is included in this seminar. Please contact Joyce Huang ( to RSVP for lunch by Thursday, Sept. 28th. You may also join remotely via GoToMeeting: Please let Joyce know if you would like to join this way.

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