Major Awards | Seun Adebiyi & Gaurav Singal |
Hearty congrats to 2 members of this community -- Seun Adebiyi and Gaurav
Singal -- for 2 major achievements over the past couple of weeks:
--> Seun Adebiyi has just received the Gift of Life Award from the HRH
Princess Dina of Jordan. She profiles the inspiring work of Seun to battle
against two liquid cancers; inspire a country (Nigeria) to introduce a bone
marrow registry and his quest to become his country's first Winter
Olympian. The YP network stands by Seun and his vision! Seun, can you
update us on your work?
--> Gaurav Singal, a resident at Mass General Hospital in Boston, was
awarded a 2013 Information Technology Award from from the Massachusetts
Medical Society. Gaurav won the award for a project entitled QPIDMed:
Automated Chart Biopsy of the EMR using Natural Language Processing*. The
Mass Med society is the oldest medical society in the USA (started in 1781)
and coordinates the publication of the New England Journal of Medicine.
Gaurav, can you fill us in a bit more on how machine learning can help in
the context of chronic disease (in-patient, out-patient and potentially for
community surveillance?). Fascinating stuff, but can you explain/translate
*Sun Mi Yoo, a medical student, won an award for the Clinical Exchange
Community of GHD Online!