AMIA 2016 Student Paper Competition Finalists

The Martin Epstein and Student Paper Awards

The Martin Epstein and Student Paper Awards are issued in recognition of best student papers at the Annual Symposium. Student papers are selected by the Annual Symposium Scientific Program Committee and forwarded to the Student Paper Advisory Committee (SPAC) who nominate eight finalist papers for presentation at the Student Paper Competition. Based on a combination of the written paper and oral presentation, the judges will select a first, second, and third place paper. If the first place paper is truly extraordinary, the (SPAC) awards the Martin Epstein Award.

Sponsored by the Journal of Biomedical Informatics

The Student Paper Competition takes place:

Sunday, November 13
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Mark your itineraries to visit the competition and the sessions below for this year’s finalists!

(S62) Content and Quality of Free-text Occupation Documentation in the Electronic Health Record
Ranyah Aldekhyyel, Elizabeth S. Chen, Sripriya Rajamani, Yan Wang, Genevieve B. Melton

(S31) SMASH: A Data-driven Informatics Method to Assist Experts in Characterizing Semantic Heterogeneity Among Data Elements
William Brown, Chunhua Weng, David Vawdrey, Alex Carballo-Diéguez, Suzanne Bakken

(S47) Multi-trajectory Models of Chronic Kidney Disease Progression
Philipp Burckhardt, Daniel S. Nagin, Rema Padman

(S108) Plexlines: Tracking Socio-communicative Behaviors Using Timeline Visualizations
John Lee, Ha Kyung Kong, Karrie Karahalios, Sanny Lin

(S80) Classification-by-Analogy: Using Vector Representations of Implicit Relationships to Identify Plausibly Causal Drug/Side-effect Relationships
Justin Mower, Devika Subramanian, Ning Shang, Trevor Cohen

(S12) Characterization of Temporal Semantic Shifts of Peer-to-Peer Communication in a Health-related Online Community: Implications for Data-driven Health Promotion
Vishnupriya Sridharan, Trevor Cohen, Nathan Cobb, Sahiti Myneni

(S34) Baby Steps Text: Feasibility Study of an SMS-Based Tool for Tracking Children’s Developmental Progress
Hyewon Suh, John R. Porter, Robert Racadio, Yi-Chen Sung, Julie A. Kientz

(S12) Factors Contributing to Dropping-out in an Online Health Community: Static and Longitudinal Analyses
Shaodian Zhang, Noemie Elhadad