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. 

Please stay tuned for the Scientific Program, Abstract submission, and Registration.


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



Thank you for attending the 2nd Annual Symposium (Virtual) on Friday Oct 23, 2020

Webcasts of the talks & abstracts can be viewed here


Congratulations to our Abstract Award Winners!  Patrick Emedom-Nnamdi, Chloe Casagrande, Mohammed Ali Alvi, Asad Lak, Davide Valeriani, Radwa Sharaf, Colin Magdamo, Gabe Loewinger, Caroline Goedmakers. Made possible with generous support from Care New England Health System.


Representing the first annual series of its kind, the symposium brings together leading data science experts for a day of keynote & plenary talks on state-of-the-art advances, abstract presentations of cutting-edge work, & sessions to foster innovative collaborations. For this year's focus, the audience includes the spectrum of computational neuroscience: both clinicians & scientists in neurosurgery, neurology, neuroradiology, neuropathology, psychiatry, neuroonc, rad onc, neuroengineering, biostatistics, & data science.


Registration is FREE

Registration is open to all clinicians, researchers, trainees, & students. 


Abstract submission is closed

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 last year's inaugural 2019 Symposium are now also available (accessed from the 2019 page), including from our Keynote speakers: Dr. Anil Nanda (Senior Vice President and Chair of Neurosurgery, Rutgers and RWJ Medical School), Dr. Jianying Hu (Global Science Leader, AI for Healthcare, IBM Research), and Dr. Neil Martin (Chief Quality Officer, Geisinger; Director of Geisinger Neuroscience Institute)

2020 Symposium Topics Include:

National Outcomes and Health Services Research


Patient Health Tracking and Digital Phenotyping


Precision Medicine - Genomics, Pathomics, and Radiomics


Big Data and AI: Implications, Ethics, and Innovation