The School of Applied Computational Sciences advances scholarship in key domains of computational sciences by Innovating through academic excellence and impactful research, Connecting to key health care industries, businesses, influencers, and thought leaders in the areas of computational science, and Serving society at large.

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Academics

Meharry’s online data science programs will prepare students with the industry-relevant skills and current methodologies necessary to excel in the data science profession.

Meharry’s online data science programs will prepare students with the industry-relevant skills and current methodologies necessary to excel in the data science profession.

M.S. Data Science

Acquire the expertise and skills that will position you as the sought-after data science professional.

Acquire the expertise and skills that will position you as the sought-after data science professional.

M.S. Biomedical Data Science

Learn to harness big data, precision modeling informatics, biostatistics and other aspects of data science to positively impact health care and public health.

Learn to harness big data, precision modeling informatics, biostatistics and other aspects of data science to positively impact health care.

Innovative academic programs and research

Our Research and Development faculty apply big data techniques to addressing COVID-19, improving patient care, understanding health inequities and other complex health care issues.

Our Research and Development faculty apply big data techniques to addressing COVID-19, improving patient care, understanding health inequities and other complex health care issues.

Our research labs are intentionally multidisciplinary to align with other wet experimental labs or research interests across Meharry’s schools.

Our research labs are intentionally multidisciplinary to align with other wet experimental labs or research interests across Meharry’s schools.

We collaborate with our colleagues at Meharry Medical College as well as businesses and organizations in the health care and technology communities in Nashville and beyond.

We collaborate with our colleagues at Meharry Medical College as well as businesses and organizations in the health care and technology communities in Nashville and beyond.

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machine learning and big data

the role of big data and machine learning on black friday

Each Black Friday, online and brick-and-mortar retailers seek to kick off a successful holiday shopping season through strategically targeted sales. Machine learning algorithms make these sophisticated cmampaigns possible by using big data to predict demand, even as it changes through consumer behavior.

improving health equity through data diversity

Improving health equity through data diversity

Data diversity is an important step to improving health equity as data science applications continue to drive health care decisions. Big data is used throughout the health care industry. Health systems, health insurance providers, pharmaceutical companies and government agencies use data to predict risk, advance drug discovery, guide treatment protocols, manage costs and allocate resources….

driving biomedical research at Meharry

National Science Foundation Grant to fund supercomputer network

Meharry Medical College’s School of Applied Computational Sciences (SACS) has received a National Science Foundation (NSF) Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) grant award in the amount of $671,411 to create a high-performance computing network with two supercomputers.

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