The Smith School’s Center for Health, Information and Decision Systems (CHIDS) is collaborating with various agencies and private firms to advance health care. CHIDS researchers are working to come up with information technology solutions for government and the health care industry that will improve patient care, promote healthy lifestyles and make more efficient use of resources.
Michael Yochelson was 10 when he decided he wanted to be an ophthalmologist. He was stopped short in his fourth year of medical school when his ophthalmology rotation was cancelled at the last minute. It turned out to be serendipity. He selected a last-minute substitute in physical medicine and rehabilitation and was hooked.
Social Network Modeling Can Control Hospital Acquired Infections
The Information Systems Society of Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) has named Ritu Agarwal of the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business a 2013 Distinguished Fellow for her outstanding intellectual contributions to the information systems field.
Last week at the Net Impact Conference in San Jose, the Smith Undergraduate Net Impact chapter (SUNI) at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business was awarded 2013 Undergraduate National Chapter of the Year. The Net Impact conference is a national convening of nearly 3,000 students and professional leaders using their careers to change the world.