Pre-conference Workshops on Day 1 - Conference Sessions on Days 2,3&4

Dr. William Ghali

Dr. William Ghali

Director, O'Brien Institute Public Health, University of Calgary - Canada

Dr. Ghali is the Scientific Director of the O’Brien Institute for Public Health at the University of Calgary. He is a physician, specializing in General Internal Medicineand completed methodological training in health services research and epidemiology at the Boston University School of Public Health.

Dr. Ghali’s research program is in the general area of health services research and his work focuses on interdisciplinary approaches to using health information systems to evaluate and improve health system performance. He is co-Director of the University of Calgary World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Centre in Disease Classifications and Health Information.

Dr. Ghali has held millions of dollars of peer-reviewed research funding from various agencies, and has published over 420 papers in peer-reviewed journals. He has received numerous awards, andwas featured by the Globe and Mail in April 2012 as the Canadian public health researcher with the highest publication H-index. He has also been in the Thomson-Reuters listing of the top 1% of most highly cited researchers by discipline.


Day 4 Artificial intelligence and automation of patient assessment 8:20 AM - 8:40 AM Al Majlis Hall