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Simulation based Training for Medical Skills: Comparative Effectiveness of Training Methods and Evaluating the Translational Impact
Presenter:

Christina Stephan

Date:

10-14-2013

Time:

11:00AM-12:00PM

Location:

2206A Student Center

Simulation based medical education is gaining wide spread appeal as a means to increase medical skill training opportunities and enhance patient safety in a changing medical environment. Two factors have accelerated the adoption of patient simulation in health care including; 1) the successful use of simulation in other high risk endeavors such as airline pilot

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Large-Scale Pairwise Alignments on GPU Clusters: Exploring the Implementation Space
Presenter:

Huan Truong

Date:

10-07-2013

Time:

11:00AM-12:00PM

Location:

2206A Student Center

Several problems in computational biology require the all-against-all pairwise comparisons of tens of thousands of individual biological sequences. Each such comparison can be performed with the well-known Needleman-Wunsch alignment algorithm. However, with the rapid growth of biological databases, performing all possible comparisons with this algorithm in serial becomes extremely time-consuming. The massive computational power of

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TeleMDID: Mobile Technology Applications for Interactive Diagnoses in Teledermatology
Presenter:

Mirna Becevic

Date:

09-30-2013

Time:

11:00AM-12:00PM

Location:

2206A Student Center

A web-based dermatology image management application, Missouri Dermatology Image Database (MDID), has been developed to facilitate dermatology practices. The digital images captured offsite are transferred to MDID’s secure server via encrypted connection and user authentication. Uploaded images can be organized by multiple criteria, and patients and images can be easily searched. Originally, the MDID database

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A Study of User Behaviors in Web-based Medical Image Management and Search
Presenter:

Ginger Han

Date:

09-23-2013

Time:

11:00AM-12:00PM

Location:

2206A Student Center

Medical professionals in various specialties work closely with digital images for diagnosis, research and education. Electronic applications of image management are emerging in virtually every medical specialty, including cardiology, radiology, pathology, dermatology, orthopedics, OB/GYN etc.  Compared to radiology, there is a less well-established adoption of such applications as PACS in dermatology in daily practices. Mizzou

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Decision Tree Induction for the Screening of Patients at Risk of Moderately Emetogenic Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting During Delayed Phase
Presenter:

Abu Saleh Mohammad Mosa

Date:

08-26-2013

Time:

11:00AM-12:00PM

Location:

2206A Student Center

Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting (CINV) are the most feared and common side-effects of chemotherapy for cancer patients. The main care plan for CINV consists of preventative care using antiemetics before chemotherapy. CINV considerably impairs the life quality of cancer patients and increases the healthcare cost due to extended hospitalization or re-hospitalization. Thus, it is imperative

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