BMI student Jeremy Weiss won NLM award

BMI student Jeremy Weiss won an award for the best plenary presentation at the National Library of Medicine (NLM) 2013 Informatics Training Conference at the University of Utah in June. The NLM supports predoctoral and postdoctoral trainees in biomedical informatics at 20 educational institutions throughout the United States. The annual conference bring these trainees together to showcase their work and to meet their peers. Jeremy is an MD/PhD student working with BMI Professor David Page. His presentation, entitled "Multiplicative-Forest Continuous-Time Disease Prediction from EHRs", described his research in developing new machine-learning methods to induce predictive models from electronic health records.