ICTS Symposium: Patricia Brennan (National Library of Medicine) – “Building a Learning Health Care System: From Lab to Laptop”

February 14, 2020
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Eric P. Newman Education Center (EPNEC) (Medical Campus)

“Building a Learning Health Care System: From Lab to Laptop”


Join us on February 14, 2020 and explore how the application of informatics tools and methods contributes to the creation and operation of a learning health care system. The symposium will include a keynote address given by Patricia Brennan, RN, PhD, Director of the National Library of Medicine.

Congratulations to our Ignite speaker winners, selected by ICTS leadership to present an Ignite-style presentation during the plenary portion of the symposium:

  • Dennis Barbour, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering at WUSTL: “Active Differential Inference for Medicine”
  • Kelly Bowers, DO, Pathology Resident and PhD student in Bioinformatics at MU: “Applications of Geospatial Techniques in Analysis of Acute Leukemias”
  • Andrea Fentem, MA, Project Manager of iCHASM Research Lab at WUSM: “Development of a Mobile App for Individuals in Recovery from Opioid Use Disorder”

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Symposium Schedule Overview:

8:30 am – 10:00 am:  “Tools of the Trade” skill sessions are designed to provide detailed information on a specific tool or service. Topics include REDCap, MDClone Synthetic Data Engine, and the secondary use of clinical data.

10:15 am – 11:30 am:  “Clinical Correlates” breakout sessions will illustrate how a clinical research team and informatics experts worked together to apply informatics tools to a research question. Topics include the use of REDCap, services provided by the Research Data Core, and the creation of custom content in Epic.

11:30 am – 1:00 pm:  Poster session (lunch provided)

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm:  Keynote speaker – Patricia Brennan, RN, PhD, Director of the National Library of Medicine

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm:  Ignite-style talks and panel discussion

The 3rd Annual ICTS Symposium and Poster Session is hosted by the Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences (ICTS)

For inquiries contact Carrie Asmar-O’Guin.