JSGS/WRTC Public Lecture ~ Cross-Leveraging Dynamic Modeling & Big Data to Confront Complex Health Services Research Problems

Presented by Nathaniel Osgood, Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Associate Faculty in the Department of Community Health & Epidemiology and Division of Bioengineering, University of
Saskatchewan

Friday March 15, 2013

Start Time: 12:30 PM - End Time: 2:00 PM

Category:Public Lecture
Campus:Both campuses
Saskatoon Location: Prairie Room, Diefenbaker Building, University of Saskatchewan Campus
Regina Location:JSGS Window Room, 2nd Floor, Gallery Building, University of Regina, College Avenue Campus
 
Description:Within this talk, we will highlight the great promise afforded by combining Systems Science techniques and rich data sources, particularly emphasizing the role of cross-linking simulation models with fine-grained temporal and spatial data collected by smartphone-based and other sensors, and other increasingly rich databases. Decision-oriented models grounded by such novel data sources can allow for articulated theory building regarding difficult-to-observe aspects of human behavior. Such models can also aid in informing evaluation of and judicious selection between sophisticated interventions to lessen the health burden of a wide variety of health conditions.
Please Note:Please be advised that the JSGS Window Room is located on the second fl oor of the Gallery Building. Individuals with mobility difficulties should contact us at 306.585.5869 or
js_outreach@uregina.ca at least one week prior to the event.
 
Cost:Free 
Contact:Karen Jaster-Laforge

(306) 585-5869

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