On Monday, 2 November 2015, Brown University's Elizabeth S. Chen, PhD, will offer her seminar on "Analyzing Tobacco Use and Family History Documentation in the Electronic Health Record"
Dr. Chen is the founding Associate Director of Brown's Medical School's Biomedical Informatics. She is also an Assitant Professor of Medical Science as well as an Assistant Professor of Health Services, Policy and Practice within the School of Public Health.
Biomedical informatics is an interdisciplinary field involving the development and evaluation of approaches for generating, organizing, managing and analyzing shared data in the biomedical spectrum. The approaches are often adapted from and work collaboratively with disciplines such as biostatistics, applied math, computer science and others significantly involved in data science.