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Invited Talks and Panel Discussion

  • The Data Quality Program in PEDSnet, OHDSI Community Meeting, October 10 2017 (link)
  • PEDSnet Data Quality Workflow: Successes and Failures, PCORI Data Quality Workgroup, May 11 2017
  • Developing Computable Phenotypes for Chronic Diseases using PEDSnet, AMIA Annual Symposium 2016, November 12 - 16 2016, Chicago, IL (link)
  • PEDSnet: 18-month summary on Data Integration and Data Quality, 8th Annual Mid-Atlantic Healthcare Informatics Symposium, October 23 2015, Philadelphia, PA(link)
  • LabeledIn: Cataloging Labeled Indications for Human Drugs, Computational Biology Branch Seminar Series, NIH, Bethesda, MD, June 10 2014
  • Understanding Clinical Forms: Structure Discovery and SNOMED CT Annotation, National Center for Biotechnology Information, NLM, NIH, Bethesda, MD, May 11, 2012 (link)
  • Introduction to Database Research Projects at Center for Women's Health Research, Drexel College of Medicine: Office of Vice Dean for Research, March 14, 2012 (link)
  • Mapping and Integrating Multiple Forms Into a Relational Database, IUCRC NSF Meeting, May 2011 (link)
  • Making Databases Usable for Users, Drexel University Computing Academy - iSchool Research Presentation, July 2010 (link)
  • Introduction to Hidden Markov Models, Tutorial for INFO629: Concepts in Artificial Intelligence, iSchool, March 2009 (link)
  • iBioSearch: The Integrated Biological Database Search, Initial Project idea for the Database Group, iSchool, May 2008 (file)
  • Conference Presentations

  • Understanding the gaps between data quality and research capabilities in a pediatric data research network, AMIA Joint Summits on Translational Science, San Francisco, CA, March 27-30, 2017 (link)
  • Annotating FDA Drug Labels for Drug Indications, AMIA Joint Summits on Translational Science, San Francisco, CA, April 7-9, 2014
  • Improving Interoperability of Text Mining Tools with BioC, BioCreative IV Workshop, Bethesda, MD, October 7-9, 2013 (link)
  • Toward Creating a Gold Standard of Drug Indications from FDA Drug Labels, IEEE International Conference on Health Informatics (ICHI), Philadelphia, PA, September, 2013. (link)
  • Remote Mentoring Young Girls in STEM through MAGIC, MIT LINC 2013, Cambridge , Massachusetts , June, 2013 (link)
  • Understanding EMR Error Control Practices Among Gynecologic Physicians, iConference 2013, Fort Worth, Texas, February, 2013 (link)
  • Improving Online Access to Drug-related Information, AAAI Fall Syposium, November, 2012 (link)
  • Exploiting Semantic Structure for Mapping User-specified Form Terms to SNOMED CT Concepts, International Health Informatics Conference, Miami, FL, January, 2012. (link)
  • Can Clinicians Create High-Quality Databases? A Study on A Flexible Electronic Health Record (fEHR) System, International Health Informatics Conference, Arlington, VA, November, 2011. (link)
  • An Empirical Study on Using Hidden Markov Models, Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, Hong Kong, November 2009 (link)
  • SAMSTAR: A Semi-Automated Lexical Method for Generating STAR Schemas from an ER diagram, Data warehousing and Online Analytical Processing workshop, Lisbon, Portugal, Nov 2007 (link)
  • Poster Presentations

  • Identifying and Understanding Data Quality Issues in a Pediatric Distributed Research Network, 8th Annual Mid-Atlantic Healthcare Informatics Symposium, October 23 2015, Philadelphia, PA(link)
  • LabeledIn: Cataloging Labeled Indications for Human Drugs, NCBI Computational Biology Branch Retreat, May 9 2014, Bethesda, MD(link)
  • Improving Interoperability of Text Mining Tools with BioC, BioCreative IV Workshop, October 07-09, 2013, Bethesda, MD. (link)
  • Improving Online Access to Drug-related Information, IEEE Conference on Healthcare Informatics, Imaging, and Systems Biology, September, 2012 (link)
  • Exploiting Semantic Structure for Mapping Clinician-specified Form Terms to SNOMED CT Concepts, Discovery Day, Drexel University College of Medicine, October, 2011 (link)
  • STEM Projects and Experiences: A MAGICal Perspective, Grace Hopper Conference, Atlanta, GA, September 2010 (file)
  • Empowering Healthcare Professionals to Use Databases: Design and User Study of a Do-it-yourself Tool, Research Day, Drexel University, April 2010 (link)
  • HMM-based Artificial Designer for Search Interface Segmentation, Research Day, Drexel University, April 2009 (link)
  • SAMSTAR: A Semi-Automated Lexical Method to generate Star Schemas from an ERD, Research Day, Drexel University, April 2008 (link)
  • iBioSearch: The Integrated Biological Database Search, Research Day, Drexel University, April 2008 (link
  • Post-doctoral, Doctoral and Academic

  • Crowdsourcing in Natural Language Processing, BioNLP Journal Club, NCBI, February 2013 (link)
  • A Framework for Mapping User-designed Forms to Relational Databases, Dissertation Defense Presentation, The iSchool at Drexel, November 2011 (link)
  • Modeling and Mapping Forms over Databases, Proposal Defense Meeting, iSchool, October 2010 (link)
  • Understanding Deep Web Search Interfaces, Prospectus Defense Meeting, iSchool, April 2009 (link)
  • Two-layered HMMs for Search Interface Segmentation, Enrichment Project Presentation for INFO629: Concepts in Artificial Intelligence, iSchool, March 2009 (link)
  • Webometrics: Through the eyes of Mike Thelwall, Author Presentation for INFO861: Topics in Information Sciences, iSchool, March 2008 (link)
  • Matching Conceptual Models Using Multivariate Analysis, Enrichment Project for INFO692: Quantitative Methods, iSchool, June 2008 (link)