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Professor Gao Guodong, University of Maryland,gives report

  On July 25,2020, Professor Gao Guodong of Smith Business School of the University of Maryland, gave a reprot on AI and healthcare. Professor Zhang Dongsong, University of North Carolina, hosted the report.

  Professor Gao Guodong mentioned that there are a lot of clinical and non-clinical data in the field of health, which have very high information value. In order to use these data reasonably, Professor Gao Guodong introduced the concrete application of image recognition, natural language processing and other methods in the field of health, and showed many examples and models.

  After the report, the participants and Professor Gao Guodong had a warm discussion and exchange on the AI in the field of health related issues. The report received a warm response!


  Speaker Profile:

  Guodong (Gordon) Gao, Ph.D., M.B.A., is the director of the Health Insights AI Lab, the co-director of the Center for Health Information and Decision Systems (CHIDS), and professor at the Smith School of Business, University of Maryland, College Park. He received his PhD from the University of Pennsylvania, his MBA from Tsinghua-MIT Sloan joint program, and bachelor’s degrees from Tsinghua University.  His research interests include Big Data and Artificial Intelligence in healthcare, health IT, and quality transparency. His work has been published at leading journals like Management Science, Information Systems Research, MIS Quarterly, Manufacturing and Service Operations Management (M&SOM), and Production and Operations Management. His work is also published or presented in the healthcare outlets, such as JAMA Internal Medicine, Journal of Medical Internet Research, International Health Economics Association Conference, as well as the American Society of Health Economists conference and Academy Health Annual Research meeting.  Dr. Gao’s research has been profiled or featured in popular media such as the Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, NPR news, US News and World Report, and Reuters. He currently serves on the editorial board of Management Science, and served as Associate Editor for MIS Quarterly. Dr. Gao initiated and co-organize the annual Conference on Health IT and Analytics (CHITA). He has won several teaching and research awards, including the Teaching Excellence Award at the Smith School and the CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation.