Watch the Program

Data Science for Public Health Summit
Diana and Roy Vagelos Educational Center (VEC)
104 Haven Ave, New York, NY 10032

Friday, January 17, 2020

8:00 Continental Breakfast and Check-In Opens

9:00 Welcome 

  • Dr. Linda P. Fried, Dean and DeLamar Professor, Columbia Mailman School of Public Health

  • Dr. Jeannette M. Wing, Avanessians Director, Data Science Institute at Columbia University

  • Dr. Gary W. Miller, Vice Dean for Research Strategy and Innovation, Columbia Mailman

9:15 Keynote

  • Introduction: Dr. Kiros Berhane, Chair & Professor of Biostatistics, Columbia Mailman

  • Data Science, Statistics, and Health: Dr. Robert Tibshirani, Professor of Biomedical Data Science, Stanford University

10:00 Networking Break - Coffee & tea

10:30 Session 1 – Data Science in Public Health Research

  • Moderator: Dr. Gary W. Miller, Vice Dean for Research Strategy and Innovation, Columbia Mailman

  • Panelists:

    • Dr. John Quackenbush, Chair of Department of Biostatistics, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

    • Dr. Donna Spiegelman, Susan Dwight Bliss Professor of Biostatistics, Yale School of Public Health

    • Dr. Brad Fenwick, Senior VP of Global Strategic Alliances, Elsevier

12:00 Networking Lunch

1:15 Session 2 – Educational Challenges in Data Science in Public Health

  • Opening: Dr. Laura Magaña, President & Chief Executive Officer, ASPPH

  • Moderator: Dr. Julie Kornfeld, Vice Dean for Education, Columbia Mailman

  • Panelists:

    • Dr. Bhramar Mukherjee, Chair & John D. Kalbfleisch Professor of Biostatistics, University of Michigan School of Public Health

    • Dr. Kiros Berhane, Chair & Professor of Biostatistics, Columbia Mailman

    • Dr. Stephanie Hicks, Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

2:45 Networking Break - Coffee & tea

3:15 Session 3 – Ethics in Data Science and Public Health (Challenges & Case Studies)

  • Moderator: Alice Park, Senior Writer, TIME magazine

  • Panelists:

    • Dr. Francesca Dominici, Clarence James Gamble Professor of Biostatistics and Population & Data Science and Co-Director, Data Science Initiative, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

    • Dr. Jeff Goldsmith, Associate Professor of Biostatistics, Columbia Mailman

    • Dr. Lance Waller, Professor of Biostatistics & Bioinformatics, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University

4:45 Closing – Future Directions, Next Steps
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5:00 Summit Reception