The Health Informatics and Analytics Program welcomes Chris Blanchette, Saugat Karki, and Yillian Yuan to the advisory board! Chris Blanchette is now the Senior Director and Head of Real World Data and Analytics for Novo Nordisk. Prior to this role, he was the Director of the Data Science Initiative and an Associate Professor of Public […]

BlueCross BlueShield (BCBS) North Carolina held an internship event for their Data and Analytics Unit (DnA). This event included a disucssion panel, on which Dr. Michael Thompson also served. Three of the Health Informatics and Analytics Program students attended the event. Among these students was Jainmary Jose who noted, ‘It was a great networking event […]

The CDC Public Health Informatics Fellowship Program (PHIFP) is accepting applications through 5 November. Interviews will be conducted in February and March, and the fellowship begins in Summer 2019. To apply for PHIFP, you must Meet the educational, informatics, public health, and research experience outlined below. Be willing to commit to a 2-year full-time program […]

Barbé finds future in pairing medicine and data science to respond to health care challenges Mario Barbé, MD, completed his master’s degree in Health Informatics in Summer 2018. His employer, Clínica Alemana, sponsored his study at UNC Charlotte. Mario returns to his work with the necessary skills needed to advance the health informatics efforts at […]

Physician and UNC Charlotte graduate candidate Saugat Karki was selected recently for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) prestigious Public Health Informatics Fellowship Program (PHIFP). This two-year training program is for doctoral- or master’s-level professionals, applying computer science and information technology to solve complex health problems. PHIFP recipients help the CDC investigate and […]

Joseph Konstanzer, a graduate of UNC Charlotte’s dual master’s program in public health and health informatics, has been named a public health fellow at Public Health Institute (PHI)/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), working out of the Office of the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator and Health Diplomacy. The office is responsible for implementing the […]

On Saturday, August 20th new and continuing students from both the Health Informatics and the Data Science and Business Analytics programs attended the Fall 2106 Data Science Initiative. A special welcome to the 2016 Summer/Fall HI Cohort and let us introduce you to the newest HI students: Demographic Profile Background Profile Welcome by Faculty and […]

According to the study released in 2014 by the Equality of Opportunity Project at Harvard*, Charlotte, NC was ranked 50th of 50 metropolitan areas with respect to upward economic mobility. This means that children born into lower income families in the Charlotte area have the least chance of being able to move to a higher […]

The Colleges of Computing and Informatics, Health and Human Services and Graduate School are pleased to announce the first graduate from the new Health Informatics Professional Science Master degree. Casey Rassau will receive her PSM degree at the December 2013 commencement ceremony and heads off to a position with BlueCross Blue Shield in Durham, North […]