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Grand Round

Ontology and psychiatry: do mental disorders still exist?

Date:
Thursday, February 23, 2017
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location:
Cummings Conference Room, BGH, 2nd Floor, Neurology Wing
Cost:
None
Presenter:
Dr. Werner Ceusters
Sponsor:
Department of Biomedical Informatics

Faculty, staff, fellows and students are invited to a presentation by Dr. Werner Ceusters. Werner Ceusters studied medicine, neuro-psychiatry, informatics and knowledge engineering in Belgium. He joined UB in 2006 as Professor in Psychiatry and is since 2013 Professor and Division Chief Biomedical Ontology in the Department of Biomedical Informatics, and Director of Research of the UB Institute for Healthcare Informatics. His research is focused on the application of Referent Tracking for data management, on the requirements for ontologies and terminologies to be useful for annotation under this framework, and on the principles information systems must follow to use ontologies and terminologies optimally.

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Cheryl Kennedy
Email: clk2@buffalo.edu
Phone: 7168884847