Health Day

Date: August 9 2023

This year, the Health Day will be held in conjunction with the BioKDD Workshop.



  • 10AM – 12PM: KDD AI4health Panel: ” From Data to Discoveries: Harnessing AI for biology, Health and Medicine” moderated by Dr. Wei Wang (UCLA)
    • 10:00 -10:05 Opening
    • 10:05 – 10:35 Keynote by Dr. Belinda Seto (Deputy Director, NIH Office of Data Science Strategy (ODSS))
    • 10:35 – 10:50 Invited Talk by Dr. Chris Kinsinger (Assistant Director for Catalytic Data Resources, NIH Common Fund)
    • 10:50 – 11:05 Invited Talk by Dr. Chris Yang (Program Director, NSF CISE/IIS)
    • 11:05 – 11:20 Invited Talk by Dr. Sorin Draghici (Program Director, NSF CISE/IIS)
    • 11:20 – 12:00 Panel Discussion
  • 12PM – 1:30PM: Lunch
  • 1:30PM – 3:30PM Health Day Invited Talks moderated by Dr. Aidong Zhang (University of Virginia)
    • Clinical trials for medical AI by Dr. James Zou (Director, Data Science for Health Center, Stanford University)
    • Automating biomedical data science by Dr. Jason Moore (Chair of Department of Computational Biomedicine, Director of the Center for Artificial Intelligence Research and Education, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center)
    • Addressing a radiology challenge: Building robust AI models for healthcare by Dr. Tanveer Seed-Mahmood (IBM Fellow, IBM Almaden Research Center)
    • Integrative text mining and knowledge graph for data-driven biomedical knowledge discovery by Dr. Cathy Wu (Director, Data Science Institute, University of Delaware)
    • Precision immunoMedicine (iPRIME) for cardiovascular disease patients by Dr. Stefan Bekiranov (University of Virginia)
  • 3:30PM – 4PM Coffe Break
  • 4PM – 5PM Joint Panel with BioKDD
  • 5PM – 5:05PM Closing Remark