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Artificial intelligence in health care

02/07/19     Washington, DC

Please join the D.C. chapter of the Association of Health Care Journalists for an on-the-record briefing about artificial intelligence in health care. 

View details and register here. 

When: Thursday, Feb. 7, 6 p.m.

Food/Drinks: Pizza, alcoholic, and non-alcoholic beverages will be served, and are paid for by the Association of Health Care Journalists. If you would rather bring your own brown bag you're welcome to do that. There's a West Wing Cafe just up the street, at 24th and M, and multiple grab and go places right off the Dupont Circle Metro.

Where: 2300 N St NW (the corner of N and 24th)

NOTE: Aspen has moved since the last time we held an event at their Dupont Circle offices. Make sure you use the address above. Closest Metros are Foggy Bottom and Dupont Circle.
Each speaker will present for 10 minutes, and reporters will have about 30 minutes to ask questions afterward.

Speaker lineup:

Dr. Sameer Antani
Antani is the acting chief of the Lister Hill National Center for Biomedical Communications Engineering Branch at the National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine. He is a versatile lead researcher advancing the role of computational sciences and automated decision making in biomedical research, education, and clinical care. His research interests include topics in medical imaging and informatics, machine learning, data science, artificial intelligence, and global health.

Matt Bell
Bell is the chief operating officer for MedImmune, the research and development arm of global drug giant AstraZeneca PLC. Bell leads a group that provides strategy and operations support to projects, sites and scientists at MedImmune and AstraZeneca.

Dr. Douglas Fridsma
Fridsma is the president and chief executive officer at the American Medical Informatics Association. He leads and collaborates with over 5,600 informatics professionals from more than 65 countries to discover the insights that are accelerating the transformation of healthcare. By collaborating with all facets of the healthcare industry, Dr. Fridsma is working to increase investment in informatics, so we can realize society’s collective vision to improve the lives of people, who seek support at their most vulnerable moments.

Dr. Marius Linguraru
Linguraru is principal investigator at the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation at Children’s National Health System. Linguraru leads the medical image analysis efforts for quantitative imaging, computer-aided diagnosis, image-based interventions, and multi-organ modeling of anatomy and physiology in children. These efforts will enhance traditional medical imaging modalities and create modern clinical tools for radiology, oncology and minimally invasive interventions.

Please direct event questions to Tina Reed, AHCJ DC co-chair, at