Recipients of the 2019 ISDS Awards for Outstanding Student or Post-Degree Abstract Announced!
Friday, November 30, 2018
Posted by: Cat Tong
We are delighted to announce the recipients of the 2019 ISDS Awards for Outstanding Student or Post-Degree Abstract. ISDS formed this award to support budding researchers and promote their innovation and contributions to health surveillance. This year, ten applicants out of seventeen student researchers from five countries were selected for recognition for our prestigious annual award. Please find all our award recipients below:
- Mallory Nobles - Multidimensional Semantic Scan for Pre-Syndromic Disease Surveillance
- Yasmine Baghdadi - Performance of machine learning method to classify free-text medical causes of death
- Andrew Patton - Development of Text-Based Algorithm for Opioid Overdose Identification in EMS Data
- Michelle Carr - Hurricane Harvey AAR: Preparedness Recommendations Based on Surveillance Data
- Dylan DeLisle - Identifying Emergency Department Care in the Year Prior to Suicide Death
- Kelly Walblay - Using Syndromic Surveillance to Quantify ED Visits for Coagulopathy Cases
- Kristyna Rysava - Cost-effectiveness analysis of One Health surveillance strategies for rabies control
- Roberto Souza - Identifying High-Risk Areas for Dengue Infection Using Mobility Patterns on Twitter
- Jonathan Fix - Optimization of Linkage between North Carolina EMS and ED Data: EMS Naloxone Cases
- Haylea Hannah - Field-based Evaluation of Malaria Outbreak Detection & Response, Mudzi and Goromonzi
We congratulate all awardees and applicants for their submissions! You can support these student researchers by attending their presentations at the 2019 ISDS Conference in San Diego, CA. We also invite you to attend the Award Ceremony on Thursday, January 31 at 8 am where we will recognize our student awardees.
To learn more about the award and its prizes, please visit the student award page here.
ISDS would like to thank the Award Sub-Committee for their time and dedication to reviewing the student applications: Eric Lau (Chair), Marion Tseng, Sushil Mohanty, Gerardo Nava, Taiwo Otitolaye, Mohammad Mushtuq Husain, Tripurari Kumar, Muhammad Asaduzzaman, Swapnil Gadhave, Mudassar Iqbal Arain, Maureen Anyanwu and Mika Shigematsu.