Payne named Associate Dean for Health Information and Data Science

Dear School of Medicine community: I am pleased to announce that Philip R.O. Payne, PhD, currently director of the Institute for Informatics (I2) and the Janet and Bernard Becker Professor, has accepted the new roles of Associate Dean for Health Information and Data Science, and Chief Data Scientist for the School of Medicine. In formalizing […]

Big data: Putting information-based tools in doctors’ hands

From the WashU School of Medicine Outlook Magazine… Genomic medicine. Personalized medicine. Precision medicine. When it comes to interpreting and applying big data in health care, people may not agree on the best terminology. Most agree on one thing: Big data is an abstract, intimidating concept. DNA sequencing generates millions of data points for a single […]