The Statler College seeks applications and nominations for a unique endowed Statler chair in the field of digital health. The successful applicant will provide leadership to a team of researchers focused on applying computational tools to problems in medicine and healthcare. Areas of critical interest include applications of machine learning, artificial intelligence, remote patient care, human-computer interactions, and data analytics to enhance the quality of healthcare while reducing the total costs. The successful applicant will lead the creation of new research partnerships, including building research collaborations across multiple departments within the Statler and other colleges, and especially the WVU Health Sciences Center (HSC), as well other universities, foundations, and institutes in the United States and abroad. WVU is conducting world class research in its Clinical Translation Science Center ( http://www.wvctsi.org ), Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute ( https://wvumedicine.org/rni/ ), Heart and Vascular Institute ( https://wvumedicine.org/heart/ ), and Cancer Institute ( https://wvumedicine.org/cancer/ ) that provide great opportunities for developing exciting and meaningful collaborations in cross-cutting, innovative research themes.
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