Max Neal just received a 1-year pre-doctoral fellowship of $25,000 to help carry out his dissertation work from the American Heart Association. Max's grant application was based directly on his document for his General Exam. The title of his project is "Advancing physiological modeling through modularity." Congratulations to Max!
Neil Abernethy's status on the Graduate Faculty has been changed to include endorsement to chair doctoral supervisory committees, effective Monday of this week.
Congratulations to Jon DeShazo for successfully defending his dissertation this week! Jon has accepted a tenure-track faculty position at Virginia Commonwealth University beginning in the fall as Assistant Professor of Medical Informatics in the Department of Health Administration! We wish him all the best in his new faculty position, and we'll miss him here at UW!
Zimic M, Coronel J, Gilman RH, Luna CG, Curioso WH, Moore DA. "Can the power of mobile phones be used to improve tuberculosis diagnosis in developing countries?" Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 2009;103(6):638-40. (pdf)
Busse P, Curioso WH. "Internet use and the network composition of people living with HIV/AIDS in an urban area in Peru" AIDS and Behavior 2009;June 2. (pdf)
Terry Shen has accepted an offer for a NLM postdoctoral fellowship with Johns Hopkins. She will be starting September 1, 2009.
We congratulate Dr. Jim Tufano, who had his degree conferred on Monday, March 30. Jim successfully defended his PhD dissertation: "Information & Communication Technologies in Patient-Centered Healthcare Redesign: Qualitative Studies of Provider Experience" on Monday, March 9.