Healthcare & Technology
Series Schedule and Speaker Profiles
|Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022||Dr. Yuri Quintana
||Using mobile technologies for supporting frail elders and family caregivers and collecting real-world patient report outcomes|
|October TBD, 2022
||Dr. Magdala de Novaes||Coping with covid-19, a case report of successes and challenges of a telehealth program no Brazil|
|Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022||Dr. Brian E. Dixon||TBA|
Yuri Quintana | Tuesday, September 27, 2022 | 3 PM CST | Watch the Replay
She is Coordinator of the Telehealth Center of UFPE. Former vice president of Brazilian Society of Health Informatics (SBIS), Member of the Digital Health Group at the National Education and Research Network (RNP), Brazilian Association of Telemedicine and Telehealth (ABTms), and IMIA Group of Telehealth and Fellow of the IAHSI - International Academy of Health Science Informatics (IMIA - International Medical Informatics Association).
She has been working in medical informatics for 30 years, having started his career in bioinformatics. With more than 300 publications in journals and conferences, her publications directly addressed health informatics and telemedicine applied in several specialties, focus on public health and primary care, as the principal investigator or co-investigator in all these studies. Pioneer in the incorporation of medical informatics into undergraduate and graduate curriculum in the northeast region of Brazil, it has contributed to the training of thousands of professionals through projects and research supported by federal agencies, such as the Ministry of Health. Founder and coordinates until today the first telehealth center created in a teaching hospital in Brazil, which works with R&D and as a provider of telehealth services to the public healthcare sector in Brazil. Contributed to the formulation of public policies, among them the strategy of the federal government of digital health for Brazil, the University Network of Telemedicine (RUTE) and the Telehealth Brazil Program.
As a researcher at the Telehealth Center and at the National Institute of Science and Technology for Developmental Childhood and Adolescence (INPD), she developed projects in partnership with American and European Universities, with publications and presentations at international events. Following her participation as a member of the IMIA Working Group on Telehealth has contributed to the dissemination of knowledge in the area worldwide. Recently IMIA WG on Telehealth published the book Fundamentals of Telemedicine and Telehealth, of which she was co-editor and author of chaptersContact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Brian Dixon’s research focuses on applying informatics methods and tools to improve population and public health. His work leverages clinical and administrative data in electronic health records to measure population health, better understand the determinants of health, examine information flow in the health system, and improve outcomes in individuals and populations. Dr. Dixon also teaches informatics courses to future clinical and public health leaders.
Dr. Dixon is a Fellow within the prestigious American College of Medical Informatics (ACMI). He is also a Fellow of the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) and the Health Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS). In 2021, Dr. Dixon was part of a team of researchers whose work to support public health response to the COVID-19 pandemic was recognized by the Governor of Indiana as well as Academy Health with the Health Services Research (HSR) Impact Award. Previously, Dr. Dixon was named a Research Frontiers Trailblazer by IUPUI and recognized as a Forty Under 40 recipient by the Indianapolis Business Journal.
Dr. Dixon currently serves as Director of Public Health Informatics for Regenstrief Institute and IU Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health at IUPUI. He is co- principal investigator for a multi-year T15 grant funded by the US National Library of Medicine to mentor research scientists in public and population health informatics.
Dr. Dixon earned his Bachelor of Arts in computer science from DePauw University; his Master of Public Affairs from Indiana University; and his Doctor of Philosophy in Health Informatics from Indiana University.