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HAI Lab paper takes third at AMIA 2017 Symposium Student Paper Competition

November 8, 2017

Informatics Ph.D. student Clara Caldeira presented a paper, “Routine Self-tracking of Health: Reasons, Facilitating Factors, and the Potential Impact on Health Management Practices,” which took third place at the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) 2017 Annual Symposium Student Paper Competition in Washington, D.C., at the beginning of November. The paper was co-authored by fellow Ph.D. studentMayara Costa Figueiredo, as well as Informatics Professors Yunan Chen and Kai Zheng. The paper uses data from the Pew Survey on Tracking for Health to examine the patterns of self-tracking activity to understand reasons for this behavior and its impact on health management practices. This year, AMIA selected five papers led by Ph.D. students in the Health and Information (HAI) Lab within UCI’s Department of Informatics.
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