THaW kick-off meeting

THaW participants (and a few invited guests) at Johns Hopkins University, December 2013

THaW participants (and a few invited guests) at Johns Hopkins University, December 2013

The THaW research group held its first all-hands meeting at the Johns Hopkins University on December 11, 2013. About thirty researchers from five universities and affiliated medical centers were in attendance, along with several experts from the field of healthcare information technology. It was a great opportunity for the team to build rapport and begin collaborative projects.  Many thanks to Avi Rubin and Wendy Phillips and their team for hosting us.

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About David Kotz

David Kotz is the Champion International Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Dartmouth College. He served as Associate Dean of the Faculty for the Sciences for six years and as the Executive Director of the Institute for Security Technology Studies for four years. In 2013 he was appointed to the US Healthcare IT Policy Committee. His research interests include security and privacy, pervasive computing for healthcare, and wireless networks. He has published over 100 refereed journal and conference papers and obtained over $65m in grant funding. He is PI of a $10m grant from the NSF Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace program and leads a five-university team investigating Trustworthy Health & Wellness technology (see thaw.org). He is an IEEE Fellow, a Senior Member of the ACM, a 2008 Fulbright Fellow to India, and an elected member of Phi Beta Kappa. After receiving his A.B. in Computer Science and Physics from Dartmouth in 1986, he completed his Ph.D in Computer Science from Duke University in 1991 and returned to Dartmouth to join the faculty. For more information see http://www.cs.dartmouth.edu/~dfk/.

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