The Provostís Interdisciplinary Seminar on Health Informatics



A Workshop on Research Informatics


Jointly sponsored by the Leonard Davis Institute on Health Economics

And the Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics



December 1, 2000

Colonial Penn Center Auditorium




This one-day workshop is intended to introduce members of the research community in the health-related schools at the University of Pennsylvania to the major issues associated with creating and managing research data.Focused on a series of addresses by notable speakers from Penn, attendees will have ample opportunity to work in small breakout sessions that address each issue, within the context of their own research projects.This workshop is intended for investigators, project managers, data management staff, and any other project staff who work with research data.




8:30-9:00††††††††††† Continental breakfast

9:00-9:30††††††††††† Welcome and introductions

††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† John H. Holmes, PhD

††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics

9:30-10:30††††††††††† Essentials of research database design

††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† John H. Holmes, PhD

10:30-11:30††††††††††† Essentials of research data management

††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† Robert Curley and James Kaylor

††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics

11:30-12:00††††††††††† Summary and open question period

12:00-1:30††††††††††† Working lunch/Breakout session

1:30-2:30††††††††††† Essentials of data security

††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† Doug Fieldhouse

††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† Information Systems and Computing

2:30-3:30††††††††††† Legal and compliance issues of HIPAA

††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† Russ Opland

3:30-3:45††††††††††† Break

3:45-4:45††††††††††† Ethics of research data management

††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† Jon Merz, PhD

††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† Center for Bioethics

4:45-5:30††††††††††† Summary and open question period