CQM Faculty Outreach to Students at Lewis Mills High School

Two faculty members at CQM, Thomas Agresta, M.D., MBI and Paola Vera-Licona, Ph.D., participated at the Lewis Mills Math and Science Career Day on Wednesday, December 3. Students at Lewis Mills High School in Burlington, CT were invited to spend time with Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) professionals who talked about their college majors, career paths and current positions in their fields. The day was designed to give attendants a sampling of different areas of study and careers that they may pursue.

Informatics and Data Analytics Short Course

We are pleased to offer a new Health Informatics Short Course on June 26, 2014 which examines informatics and data analytics for clinical and translational research. We are now accepting registrations from unior and senior researchers, faculty, postdoctoral fellows, graduate students, research assistants and associates, and clinicians who conduct clinical or translational research or who are interested in health informatics. This intensive short course examines the unique characteristics of clinical and life sciences data including the analytic principles, methods and tools for translating health data and information into actionable knowledge for improved health care. The course is presented and cosponsored by the Center for Quantitative Medicine and the CICATS Division of Biomedical Informatics. Learn more at http://cqm.uchc.edu/education/courses/data-analytics-short-course/.

Center for Quantitative Medicine Website Launches

Dr. Reinhard Laubenbacher and the Center for Quantitative is pleased to announce the launch of its website cqm.uchc.edu. The site brings the Center to Quantitative Medicine into cyberspace and was developed in partnership with the UConn Health Office of Communications. The Center for Quantitative Medicine website is designed to share information about the center’s research and education initiatives and to introduce its faculty to the UConn Health, UConn-Storrs, Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine, and broader research community.

The site includes an event calendar and news feed, provides links to the CQM social media accounts, and provides information about the center, its history, work, and faculty and staff.

Please check out the site at http://cqm.uchc.edu and let us know what you think!