Join us on Feb. 28, 2025!

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ABSTRACT SUBMISSIONS We invite podium and poster presentations submissions now through Sept. 30 on a variety of topics.

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about the symposium

The Rita Kobb Nursing & Health Informatics National Symposium is a free bi-yearly lectureship series that explores topics in nursing informatics. This series was created by a gift made in honor of Rita Kobb, a UF College of Nursing alumna and nursing informatics expert, by Bill and Patti Alcorn.

Through lectures, podium and poster presentations, the 2025 Rita Kobb Nursing & Health Informatics National Symposium will explore the intersection between nursing, data science, implementation science, and clinical practice. 

WHEN Friday, Feb. 28, 2025 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (EST)

WHERE UF Reitz Union 686 Reitz Union Drive, Gainesville, FL 32611

meet the keynotes!

MOLLIE CUMMINS

MOLLIE R. CUMMINS, PhD, RN, FAAN, FACMI

olga yakusheva

OLGA YAKUSHEVA, PHD, MSE

PROGRAM OUTCOMES

After attending the 2025 Rita Kobb Nursing & Health Informatics National Symposium, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the use, scope, and applicability of nursing and health informatics
  • Summarize the current trends involving nursing informatics and health informatics, including:
    • How data science and artificial intelligence are transforming nursing practice and health care delivery
    • Use of predictive analytics to improve patient outcomes and resource allocation in nursing practice
    • Challenges and best practices in data quality, privacy and security methods in nursing and health care
    • Use of data and implementation science to engage and empower health care professionals and patients
  • Differentiate the state-of-the-art informatics approaches, theories and methods relevant to clinical, translational and implementation science
  • Interact with professionals engaged in clinical, translational and implementation science including clinical and translational investigators, clinicians, nursing scientists and administrators, data scientists, genomics researchers, clinical- and bio-informaticians, public health informaticians, as well as those involved with clinical and research IT policy and regulatory issues.

TARGET AUDIENCE

  • Nurses, physicians, dentists, pharmacists and other clinicians
  • Public health informaticians/practitioners, patient advocates, consumer advocates and disease management specialists
  • Faculty, staff scientists, educators, students, post-docs, as well as investigators with an interest in applied biomedical informatics that advances clinical and translational science
  • Biomedical and health informatics researchers in academia and industry
  • Data scientists working with biomedical datasets
  • Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) researchers
  • Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) researchers
  • Computer scientists and system developers
  • Computational biologists with interests in human disease, drug discovery, drug repurposing and drug response
  • Health science ethicists, lawyers and policy experts
  • Government officials and policymakers
  • Health information and knowledge management professionals
  • HIT industry professionals and consultants
  • Industry representatives related to bioinformatics and genomics
  • Standards developers, with particular emphasis on EHR data repurposing 

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