MHA Brings the World’s Largest Data Science Conference to Mid-Michigan
Posted on March 06, 2018
In collaboration with Stanford University, the MHA is hosting Women in Data Science (WiDS) Lansing May 23. WiDS is a global initiative aimed to inspire and educate data scientists worldwide, and WiDS Lansing will focus on advancing healthcare data science to improve overall delivery of patient care.
Open to men and women in the data science field, this event will give participants the opportunity to hear the most up-to-date data science research from women leaders in Michigan and globally.
Speakers at WiDS Lansing will include female leaders in healthcare data science, including Marianne Udow-Phillips, director of the Center for Healthcare Research and Transformation, Ann Arbor; Julia Swanson, vice president of performance analytics and improvement at Henry Ford Health System, Detroit; Mariam (Iya) Kahramanian, interim director of clinical epidemiology & biostatistics at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, Detroit; and Nancy Foster, vice president for quality and patient safety policy, American Hospital Association, Washington, DC. WiDS Lansing attendees will also screen presentations from the innovators speaking at the March 5 Global WiDS event.
WiDS Lansing is one of the 150+ locations hosting WiDS events worldwide via livestream or delayed broadcast and aims to facilitate collaboration among Michigan hospitals so they can share best practices in data science.
Registration is now open for WiDS Lansing. For more information about the conference, contact Renee Smiddy at the MHA. For assistance with registration, contact Erica Leyko at the MHA.
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