Rita Kobb Nursing Informatics Symposium

Precision Health: The Intersection of Nursing Practice and Data Science

February 3, 2017

University of Florida Campus

Topics and Objectives include:

  • Understand the concept of precision health and how it can improve patient care
  • Learn about the latest trends in nursing informatics and data science
  • Explore how nursing informatics influences health care


8:00 am- Registration Opens with a Light Continental Breakfast

8:30-9:00 am- Opening Remarks

9:00-10:00 am– Opening Keynote-
Dr. Suzanne Bakken
Distinguished Nurse Scholar-in-Residence at the Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the National Academies; Alumni Professor of Nursing and Professor of Biomedical Informatics at Columbia University School of Nursing

10:00-10:30 am- Dr. Jennifer Dungan
Assistant Professor in the Duke University School of Nursing and a Senior Fellow of the Duke Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development

10:30-11:00 am- Dr. SunMoo Yoon
Associate Research Scientist in the School of Nursing, Columbia University

11:00-11:45- Q&A/Discussion

11:45-12:30- Poster Session/Networking (Submit an abstract)

12:30-1:30- Lunch

1:30-2:30- Dr. Thomas Pearson
Executive Vice President for Research and Education and Professor of Epidemiology and Medicine
UF Health

2:30-3:00 pm- Dr. Betsy Shenkman
Professor and Department Chair, Health Outcomes & Policy Director, UF Institute for Child Health Policy

3:00-3:30- Dr. Julie Johnson
Dean, UF College of Pharmacy

3:30-4:15 pm- Q&A/Discussion

4:15-5:30-Closing Remarks
Dr. Anna McDaniel, Dean, UF College of Nursing


Continuing education credits for nurses will be provided.