POP Seminar Guest Speaker: Rui Zhang, PhD, FAMIA on 10/21/21

Rui ZhangPlease join us Thursday, 10/21/2021 for POP Research seminar of the Spring 2021, held from 11:00am – 12:00pm in Communicore, via Zoom. We will be welcoming  Rui Zhang, PhD, FAMIA as our seminar speaker.

Dr. Rui Zhang is a McKnight Presidential Fellow and Associated Professor at the University of Minnesota. He has joint appointment in the Department of Pharmaceutical Care & Health System (PCHS) and the Institute for Health Informatics (IHI). He leads the Clinical Informatics PhD track in Health Informatics graduate program, and also faculty in the graduate program of Data Science, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (BICB). He is the Director of Natural Language Processing (NLP) in Biomedical Informatics Program of the UMN Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI).  Dr. Zhang’s research focuses on biomedical informatics, especially AI, biomedical natural language processing, knowledge representation and pharmacy informatics. Dr. Zhang’s research focuses on the development of novel AI methods to analyze biomedical big data, including biomedical literature, electronic health records (EHRs), patient-generated data and knowledge bases. His research include but not limited to: i) the secondly analysis of EHR data for patient care, ii) pharmacovigilance knowledge discovery through mining biomedical literature and iii) creation of knowledge base through database integration, terminology and ontology.

Dr. Zhang’s seminar title is: Artificial Intelligence on Multimodal Data Sources for Discovering Dietary Supplements Safety and Drug Repurposing.”  To join the Zoom meeting: Please contact Katherine Morris (kmorris@cop.ufl.edu) or Motomori Lewis (motomorilewis@ufl.edu) for the Zoom link and password.