3rd Annual Health Data Science Symposium at Harvard in Boston on Nov 5th 2021 

Smartphones, Wearables, and Health

Hosted by the Brigham & Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School Dept of Neurosurgery's Computational Neuroscience Outcomes Center & the Harvard School of Public Health Onnela Lab. 


The symposium is In-person, with Virtual attendance options available. Should public health guidelines change, the symposium will become fully Virtual.


Keynote Speakers:

Susan K. Gregurick, PhD; Associate Director for Data Science & Director of the Office of Data Science Strategy, NIH

Andrew T. Campbell, PhD; Professor of Computer Science & Co-Director of DartNets Lab, Dartmouth College


Registration is now open. Early registration rates are available only until Oct 5.

Registration is open to all clinicians, researchers, industry colleagues, trainees, & students. The 2021 focus is Digital Phenotyping & personal sensing in health. The symposium brings together leading experts for a day of talks, abstract presentations, and collaborative networking around state-of-the-art advances across academia and industry in the health data sciences


Abstract submission deadline is Oct 5th 

Abstract submissions, especially from medical/graduate students and residents/postdocs, are welcome. Top-scoring abstracts will be eligible for awards and oral presentation.


The program and talks from the 2020 and 2019 Symposia are now also available (accessed from the links above), including from our Keynote speakers: Dr. Menachem Fromer (Data Science Group Leader, Verily [formerly Google Life Sciences]), Dr. Jianying Hu (Global Science Leader, AI for Healthcare, IBM Research),  Dr. Neil Martin (Chief Quality Officer, Geisinger; Director of Geisinger Neuroscience Institute), Dr. Calum MacRae (Director, One Brave Idea; Vice Chair for Scientific Innovation, Dept of Medicine BWH); Dr. Anil Nanda (Senior Vice President and Chair of Neurosurgery, Rutgers and RWJ Medical School), 

2021 Symposium Directors

Timothy Smith, MD PhD


Bryan Iorgulescu, MD


JP Onnela, PhD 


Administrative Director

Noah Nawabi