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Provost's Discovery Themes Lecturer Program: DJ Patil
The Discovery Themes Provost's Lecturer Program presents DJ Patil, former Chief Data Scientist of the United States Office of Science and Technology Policy, on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018.Learn More
The concept of translation has a long history in the study of languages, with one of the most evocative symbols being that of the Rosetta Stone. When I visited the British Museum with my family in 2013, I couldnt miss this famed artifact. Seeing it in person - knowing it was the real thing and not a replica - had a visceral effect on me.
The utilization of big data analytics in healthcare is still in its infancy; Nonetheless, translational data analytics in nursing has the potential to significantly and rapidly impact health and healthcare in the United States, where our spending on healthcare is disproportionate to the health outcomes we achieve.
A good decision is often defined as one that reflects the values that an individual holds dear. Research on human values has identified a relatively small set of values that are shared across the globe, such as freedom, happiness, equality, pleasure and security. However, it is quite clear that to pursue all these goals simultaneously is challenging, if not impossible.