Mike Draugelis
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Big Data Makes a Difference at Penn Medicine

Penn Medicine has put in place a comprehensive team to harness the power of big data for improving healthcare. This team includes C. William Hanson III, M.D., chief medical information officer and vice president of Penn Medicine, and Mike Draugelis, chief data scientist at Penn Medicine. Both work closely with faculty in the Institute for […]

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New Graduate Course in Biomedical Data Science

Scientists and healthcare providers have always collected and analyzed data and have developed tools for analyzing large data sets. However, with the pervasiveness of monitoring devices, sequencing technologies, and increased adoption of electronic health records, biomedical data is becoming increasingly diverse and complex. Big Data, as this has been called, creates many new challenges, as […]

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IBI is Recruiting a Chief Research Information Officer (CRIO)

We are recruiting a Chief Research Information Officer (CRIO) to assume a leadership role at Penn Medicine to help connect faculty with clinical data to advance biomedical research leading to discoveries that improve human health and healthcare. The ideal candidate will have training and experience in biomedical informatics, biomedical research, electronic health records, clinical data warehouses, and […]

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IBI Is Recruiting Faculty Across Informatics Disciplines and Ranks

The Penn Institute for Biomedical Informatics seeks candidates for several Full, Assistant, and/or Associate Professor positions in the tenure track. Rank will be commensurate with experience. Applicants must have an Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree and have demonstrated excellent qualifications in education and research.   Successful applicants will have strong training and skills to conduct biomedical […]

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IBI Faculty Use Twitter to Study Cardiovascular Disease

Penn Institute for Biomedical Informatics (IBI) faculty member Lyle Ungar, Ph.D. (Professor of Computer and Information Science) is participating in a collaborative project to use social media to study diseases such as cardiovascular disease. This innovative new study is funded by a new $1.5 million grant from the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI). […]