Category: Past Events

NOV 2: Health Data Science Distinguished Speaker Series: Dr. Rumi Chunara, NYU

“Machine Learning in Population Health: Challenges & Opportunities” Nov 2, 2023 | 12-1PM.   Hiebert Lounge & Zoom. Register here. Dr. Rumi Chunara is Associate Professor of Biostatistics and Director of the Center for Health Data Science at New York University.  Her work and innovations in computer science and biostatistics are driven by themes of public […]

NOV 29: Research on Tap: Health Data Science

Nov 29, 2023 | 4-6PM.  Kilachand Center (610 Comm Ave), Room 101. Register here. The goals of this Research on Tap are to strengthen the growing community of BU health data scientists and to catalyze new collaborations across the University. To this end, the Population Health Data Science program will offer seed funding awards to […]

DEC 11: Workshop on Introduction to Machine Learning

Instructors: W. Evan Johnson and Vijaya B. Kolachalama. Dec 11, 2023 | 11:30AM – 2:30PM.  Hiebert Lounge. Lunch provided.  Registration is now closed. The workshop will include the following topics: Introduction to Machine Learning Terminology Overview of Machine Learning Methods Supervised and unsupervised learning Model training and testing Model evaluation / performance metrics Kernel-based Methods Kernels and transformations Regularization […]

FEB 15: Health Data Science Distinguished Speaker Series: Dr. Tamara Broderick, MIT

“Toward a Taxonomy of Trust in Data Science Methods” Feb 15, 2024 | 11:30AM-12:30PM. Hybrid Event (BUMC & Zoom). In-person:  Crosstown Center (801 Mass Ave), 2nd Floor, Room 2128. Register now to participate   Abstract:  Probabilistic data analysis increasingly informs critical decisions in medicine, economics, politics, and beyond. A major concern is generalization: if we […]

SEPT 7: Poster Session and Reception

Data science gives us immense potential to draw meaningful new insights from massive data sources that can shape healthcare practice, policies, and ultimately our understanding of the world. The goal of this event is to bring together health data science scholars, trainees, and industry leaders from various disciplines across BU and beyond. We will feature […]