mHealth@Duke 3rd Annual Conference

April 15, 2015 | Durham Convention Center, 301 W. Morgan St. Durham, NC 27701 | 9:00 am | Calendar Icon Download to Calendar 04-15-2015 09:00:00 04-15-2015 09:00:00 15 mHealth@Duke 3rd Annual Conference DD/MM/YYYY

3rd Annual mHealth@Duke Conference

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

9am-3pm; reception immediately following

Durham Convention Center (in the Marriott City Center)

301 W. Morgan St. Durham, NC 27701

CALL FOR POSTER ABSTRACTS – deadline: Extended until April 6, 2015

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Duke affiliates please click here (you’ll need your email address)

Non-Duke affiliates please click here

Morning Keynote Address

Kevin Patrick, MD, MSPatrick_2_13

Dr. Patrick is a Professor of Family and Preventive Medicine in the UC San Diego School of Medicine. He is also the Director of the Center for Wireless and Population Health Systems in UCSD’s Qualcomm Institute/Calit2. He is Director of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Health Data Exploration Project. His research, funded by the NIH, NSF, CDC and RWJF, is focused on improving the use of information and communication technology to measure and improve health-related behaviors of individuals and populations. For 20 years (1994-2013) Dr. Patrick served as Editor-in-Chief of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine and he has served on the Secretary’s Council for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and on the Armed Forces Epidemiological Board.

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Afternoon Keynote AddressBobby-Jefferson-website

Bobby Jefferson

Bobby Jefferson is the Director of the Center for Development Informatics at the Futures Group. He is responsible for technical leadership for a global portfolio of technology innovations projects. He has led design of innovative mobile health, mHealth, eHealth and DHIS2 solutions. Bobby has created secure health cloud solutions, a national data warehouse, and business intelligence running big data analytics for four countries in sub-Saharan Africa. He has established national Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Policy regulations for emerging countries and is the technical architect of open source electronic health records (EHRs) in Africa. Under his leadership, the Center for Development Informatics leads innovative efforts in mHealth, mobile phone SMS solutions, and new ICT programs in Crowdsourcing, Crowd mapping and social finance, along with mobile platforms for nonprofits, to address the needs of Base of the Pyramid (BOP) and emerging market countries. The Center for Development Informatics specializes in effectively capturing structured and unstructured data, finding connections across those data to create knowledge, and using that knowledge to solve problems of emerging countries.

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Confirmed Speakers:

  • Gary Bennett, PhD, Duke Global Digital Health Science Center
  • Brian Caveney MD, JD, MPH, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of NC
  • Marion E Broome, PhD, RN, FAAN, Dean, Duke School of Nursing
  • Pat Calhoun, PhD, Duke Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke School of Medicine
  • Zubin Eapen, MD, Duke Cardiology
  • Helen Egger, MD, Duke University Health System Center for Developmental Epidemiology
  • Lisa Hightow-Weidman, MD, UNC School of Medicine
  • Veneeth Iyengar, Sage Growth Partners
  • Veena Misra, PhD, NCSU
  • Guillermo Sapiro D.Sc., Pratt School of Engineering
  • L. Susan Zhang, MHA, Duke Institute for Health Innovation