Digital Health Symposium @ UNC
February 23 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
The theme of the event is “Digital Health Everywhere”, and the symposium will span a wide range of digital health topics. Speakers will include UNC researchers, students, and library staff, as well as representatives from industry, government, and non-profits. Topics will range from app development for different user groups, novel devices for research, ethics in digital health work, and more.
Digital health is a growing area of research, clinical care, and education. New devices, mobile apps, software, and data sources are radically changing all of these areas as we move to the future of medicine. Traditional health technology hasn’t always included areas like the humanities and social sciences, the international context, cultural differences, and the interplay between academic work and the world of industry and government.
The symposium seeks to explore these areas, showcasing the library’s efforts in the field, and encouraging the expanded definition of digital health.
Schedule for Symposium
(Times and topics are subject to change)
Elaine Westbrooks, MLIS
Javed Mostafa, PhD
Heart Rate Variability in Research Studies
Augmented Reality Games for UNC Children’s Hospital
Richard Preston Hobbs III, MD
Digital Health Rhetoric, a Patient’s Perspective
NC Farmworker Health Assessment Application
Allison Lipscomb, MPH
Lunch will be provided
Demo participants scheduled:
New Frontiers of Digital Health Research
Robert Furberg, MBA, PhD
Digital Health Initiatives at UNC Health Sciences Library
Brian Moynihan, MBA | MSIS | MA
Virtual Reality and Health
Jason Jerald, PhD
Nandita S. Mani, PhD