Advancing Nursing Science and Health Equity in the Era of Big Data and Precision Approaches

Oct 10 2016 - 9:00am
Drachman Hall, Room A114
Suzanne Bakken, PhD, RN, FAAN, FACMI

Alumni Professor of Nursing and Professor of Biomedical Informatics
Columbia University, New York, NY

The goal of Dr. Bakken’s program of research is to promote health and reduce health disparities in underserved populations through application of innovative informatics methods. She currently directs the Precision Approaches in Symptom Self-Management (PriSSM) Center and the Reducing Health Disparities Through Informatics (RHeaDI) pre- and post-doctoral training program, both funded by the National Institute of Nursing Research. She has also received funding from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, National Cancer Institute, National Institute of Mental Health and the National Library of Medicine. She currently serves as co-chair of the Health Analytics Center of Columbia’s Data Science Institute. Dr. Bakken has published more than 200 peer-reviewed papers. In 2010, she received the Pathfinder Award from the Friends of the National Institute of Nursing Research. She is an elected fellow of the New York Academy of Medicine, American Academy of Nursing, American College of Medical Informatics and a member of the National Academy of Medicine. Dr. Bakken is currently the AAN/ANA/ANF Distinguished Nurse Scholar-in-Residence at the National Academy of Medicine, where she is focusing on the intersection of data science and health equity. Following doctoral study in nursing at the University of California, San Francisco, Dr. Bakken completed a National Library of Medicine post-doctoral fellowship in Medical Informatics at Stanford University. 

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