Data and Technology Advancement (DATA) National Service Scholars

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NIBIB is participating in the Data and Technology Advancement (DATA) National Service Scholar Program led by NIH's Office of Data Science and Strategy

This program brings talented professionals with experience in and knowledge of data and computer sciences and related fields to advance high-impact programs at NIH.  

Learn more about the NIH DATA Scholars Program here.

    NIBIB's DATA National Service Scholars

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    Harnessing Data Science for Health Discovery and Innovation in Africa (DS-I Africa)

    NIBIB DATA Scholar: Judy Wawira Gichoya

    Judy is working on the NIH Common Fund program DS-I Africa along with her NIBIB colleagues Tiffani Lash and Behrouz Shabestari.  This program is using data science technologies and prior NIH investments to develop solutions to the continent's most pressing public health problems. 

    Watch Dr. Gichoya's presentation to the National Advisory Council for Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering.

    Click here for Dr. Gichoya's presentations slides

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    BRAIN WORKS

    NIBIB Data Scholar: Mohammad M. Ghassemi

    Mohammad is working with NIBIB's Grace Peng on the NIH BRAIN Initiative Workspace to Organize the Knowledge Space (WORKS) platform, a tool for the discovery of more comprehensive theories of brain function through knowledge integration across multiple sparse, multi-scale data sets collected from a variety of independent research activities.

    Watch Dr. Ghassemi's presentation to the National Advisory Council for Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering.

    Click Here for Dr. Ghassemi's presentation slides

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    Medical Imaging and Data Resource Center (MIDRC)

    NIBIB DATA Scholar: Rui Carlos Sa

    Rui is working with NIBIB colleagues Kris Kandarpa and Guoying Liu on a collaborative network project that is using medical imaging and clinical data sciences to reveal unique features of COVID-19. 

    Watch Dr. Sa's presentation to the National Advisory Council for Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering.

    Click here for Dr. Sa's presentation slides

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    Exploration of wearable device data in predicting clinical outcomes

    NIBIB DATA Scholar: Mohd Anwar

    Mohd is working with NIBIB's Andrew Weitz to explore how wearable device data from different sources can be aggregated and analyzed to draw meaningful scientific insights, such as detection, risk stratification, or prediction of disease.