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.

WHEN:
Friday, Feb. 24, 2023
8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (EST)

WHERE:
Reitz Union
686 Museum Road
Gainesville, FL 32611

meet the keynotes!

Kenrick Cato Headshot

opening keynote

KENRICK CATO, PHD, RN, CPHIMS

Janet Stifter Headshot

CLosing keynote

JANET STIFTER, PHD, RN, CPHQ, NE-BC

PROGRAM OUTCOMES

After attending the 2023 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:
    • Digital technology interventions to improve patient outcomes
    • Healthcare workforce well-being in the use of digital technologies
    • Advances in robotics and voice assistant technology in health care
    • Artificial Intelligence applications to support initiatives to reduce health care burden
  • Differentiate the state-of-the-art informatics approaches, theories, and methods relevant to clinical and translational science
  • Interact with professionals engaged in clinical and translational science including clinical and translational investigators, data scientists, clinical- and bio-informaticians, public health informaticians, and those involved with clinical and research IT policy and regulatory issues

TARGET AUDIENCE

  • Faculty, staff scientists, educators, students, post-docs and 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
  • Physicians, nurses, dentists, pharmacists, and other clinicians
  • Public health informaticians/practitioners, patient advocates, consumer advocates, and disease management specialists
  • Standards developers, with particular emphasis on EHR data repurposing

SPONSORS