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Research Grand Rounds: Workforce Diversity, Education Informatics, and AI: Challenges, Innovation, and Future Directions

Date Fri, Feb 10
Time 12: 00 PM - 1: 00 PM
Location Zoom

This month's Research Grand Rounds features Toufeeq Ahmed, Ph.D., M.S., Dr. Ahmed is an Assistant Professor of Biomedical Informatics at Vanderbilt Univ Medical Center where he is a (multiple) PI of the Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning Consortium to Advance Health Equity and Researcher Diversity (AIM-AHEAD). Dr. Ahmed will discuss "Workforce Diversity, Education Informatics, and AI: Challenges, Innovation, and Future Directions".

Dr. Ahmed is an Assistant Professor of Biomedical Informatics at Vanderbilt Univ Medical Center where he is a (multiple) PI of the Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning Consortium to Advance Health Equity and Researcher Diversity (AIM-AHEAD, https://aim-ahead.net), providing national leadership in AI/ML and health equity to establish mutually beneficial, coordinated, and trusted partnerships to enhance the participation and representation of researchers and communities currently underrepresented in the development of AI/ML models and to improve the capabilities of this emerging technology. He is a computer scientist with expertise in natural language processing, information retrieval, and adaptive user interfaces.  As well, Dr. Ahmed developed the MyNRMN platform (https://my.nrmnet.net) and is co-lead of the National Research Mentoring Network (NRMN).

His talk will focus on how AI and Informatics support learners, increase researcher diversity, create mentoring networks, and reduce health disparities.

Research Grand Rounds are sponsored by the Georgetown-Howard Universities Center for Clinical and Translational Science (GHUCCTS) and MedStar Health Research Institute to bring together our diverse clinical and research communities to share research that spans disciplines and stages of translation to improve individual and community health.

For more information, please contact ghuccts.education@georgetown.edu or visit our Research Grand Rounds tab on our Seminars and Workshops page.

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