City, Sanders and Taylor are the first master’s program graduates from Meharry SACS
Brittany City, Wajehah Sanders and Shara Taylor are the first master’s programgraduates from Meharry School of Applied Computational Sciences.
City, Sanders and Taylor present first capstone projects for Meharry SACS
On May 11, 2023, M.S. Data Science students Brittany City and Shara Taylor and M.S. Biomedical Data Science student Wajehah Sanders presented their capstone projects. The event was the first Capstone Presentation for the School of Applied Computational Sciences.
Ghosh receives funding to support heart disease prediction app
Uttam Ghosh, Ph.D., has received a 2023 – 2024 Faculty Research Initiative grant from the TMCF and the Novartis US Foundation to develop an app that will help predict heart disease. The Fore❤️Care app has potential to greatly impact the African American community, where heart disease is a significant concern.
NASA grant funds Meharry precollege program for underrepresented students
NASA has awarded Meharry School of Applied Computational Sciences and Fisk University funding to engage underrepresented high school students in a collaborative, interactive data science program.
Grant to fund new lab and classroom for cybersecurity in health care
New treatments, early disease detection and improved patient care are all benefits of the digital, interconnected health care system. But that data ecosystem is also susceptible to cybersecurity threats. Meharry SACS seeks to prepare Biomedical Data Science Ph.D. students to tackle these challenges. A $60,000 grant from the CAE-Cybersecurity Education Diversity Initiative will create a…
Taylor speaks on race and risk at National Big Data Health Science Conference
When Loni Taylor presented at the National Big Data Health Science Conference at the University of South Carolina, she expected to contribute important insight into race and Alzheimer’s Disease. Instead, the Biomedical Data Science Ph.D. student experienced much more. She met students and faculty from several institutions who share her research interests. But she also had the new experience of providing the lead presentation for an entire session.
Meharry SACS welcomes new faculty and staff
Dean Fortune S. Mhlanga, Ph.D. announces new faculty and staff for the School of Applied Computational Sciences.
Ghosh helps develop an intelligent resource management technique for 5G and beyond communication networks
5G and beyond technology has great potential to positively impact smart health care networks, the Internet of Things for disaster management, and other areas of health care. However, the dynamic resource management of these complex networks must be improved to achieve those benefits. Dr. Uttam Ghosh, associate professor of cybersecurity, and colleagues have proposed a solution.
Dr. Shillingford releases Data Analytics Using Splunk 9.x
Dr. Nadine Shillingford has published the book “Data Analytics Using Splunk 9.x: A practical guide to implementing Splunk’s features for performing data analysis at scale.”
Tech Giant Oracle Establishes $500,000 Scholarship Fund for Meharry SACS
While black workers account for just 5% of engineers and architects and 7% in computer occupations today, Oracle is looking to help close this disparity gap. Recently, the tech leader granted Meharry Medical College – School of Applied Computational Sciences (SACS) $500,000 in scholarship funds as a part of its Diversity and Inclusion “Inspire Your Future (IYF)” initiative.