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Artificial Intelligence and Health Seminar Series

This seminar series will bring faculty, staff and students together from across campus to focus on the issues and developments related to artificial intelligence (AI) and health. Seminars will be presented throughout the 2019-2020 academic year. The Third event will be held in UNCW’s Lumina Theater on Monday, Feb 24, 2020 at 10 a.m. and will feature two speakers: Dr. Len Lecci (Psychology, UNCW) and Mr. Tobin Geatz (SportGait & Seahawk Innovation).  The talk will be followed by an opportunity to socialize and discuss topics and research collaborations in an Innovation Café. The Innovation Cafe is by invitation. Please forward a request if you would like to participate in this event which is designed for active researchers and businesses in the field. 

The public is invited to this free presentation and should park in the visitor lot.

Please register to join us, and check back for details on upcoming events!

Upcoming Seminar:

Main Talk: "Advancements in Concussion Assessment: Using AI to Pave New Frontiers”

  • Date: Monday, February 24, 2020
  • Time: 10-10:50 a.m.
  • Location: Lumina Theater, Fisher Student Center
  • Speakers:
    • Dr. Len Lecci, Professor, Dept of Psychology, UNCW. (bio)
    • Mr. Tobin Geatz, CEO Seahawk Innovation, (bio)

Innovation Café: 

  • Date: Monday, February 24, 2020
  • Location: Clocktower Lounge
  • Time: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
  • Focus Discussion: Traumatic Brain Injuries 

Past Seminars:

November 4, 2019: "Applying AI to Healthcare: From Patient-level Care to Population Health”

  • Talk: "Applying AI to Healthcare"
  • Speakers:
    • Dr. Mohd Anwar, Associate Professor, Computer Science Dept, North Carolina A&T State Univ. (bio)
    • Dr. Karl Ricanek, Professor, I3S Institute & Computer Science Dept, UNCW (bio)
  • Video: video link (This link covers both talks).

September 2019: "Medicine in 2020: What are the implications of artificial intelligence for healthcare as we know it?”

  • Talk: "Medicine in 2020: What are the implications of artificial intelligence for healthcare as we know it?”
  • Speaker: Mr. Chris Hillier, Executive Director of Innovation, NHRMC (bio)
  • Video: video link