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.
Dean Fortune Mhlanga announces department chairs, faculty, enrollment management staff, and research faculty and staff for the School of Applied Computational Sciences. Dr. Qingguo Wang is chair of the Computer Science and Data Science Department. He began his tenure at Meharry Medical College in January 2021 and also holds the role of professor, computer science…
SACS Research and Development recently hit a major milestone in its support of the Clinical and Translational Research Center’s data refreshes for the National Patient-Centered Clinical Research Network (PCORnet).
With the supercomputer addition to the data resources of the School of Applied Computational Sciences, Meharry Medical College is positioned to take a giant step forward in improving clinical care, innovative research and health care education.
The faculty and staff of the School of Applied Computational Sciences is thrilled to welcome Meharry’s first cohort in the School’s history. They began their first course—Computer Programming Foundations for Data Science—on Aug. 5. “We have spent months looking forward to this moment and we are so excited to have these students enrolled,” says Fortune…
Jane Yu, M.D., Ph.D., is a solution architect for Microsoft Corporation specializing in IT systems for data science, AI, and machine learning.
Thanks to a grant from the American Cancer Society, Vibhuti Gupta, assistant professor, computer science and data science, will build tools that empower cancer researchers to investigate the etiologic association of viruses with cancer, the understanding of which is still in preliminary stages.
From mobile apps to the sharp increase in telehealth during the coronavirus pandemic, digital health technologies have become an important aspect of health care. As the use of these tools increases and the technology itself evolves, it is important to understand if and how they are adopted. Vibhuti Gupta, Assistant professor of computer science and…
Technological advancements in health care are intended to aid caregivers and their care recipients. But, do caregivers take advantage of this support in managing their own and their care recipient’s health?
SACS is representing Meharry on the COVID-19 Consortium of HCA Healthcare and Academia for Research Generation (CHARGE).