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Webinar on Suicide Prevention, Jan. 24

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Dr. Colin G. Walsh

The Office of Disease Prevention will hold a Methods: Mind the Gap webinar with Dr. Colin G. Walsh on suicide prevention enabled by data science. It will take place on Thursday, Jan. 24 at 1 p.m.

Walsh will present preventive strategies that integrate clinical data science, informatics and mental health expertise in an attempt to prevent suicidal thoughts and behaviors. He will explain basic concepts in applied predictive modeling and share examples of efforts in civilian and active-duty military environments.

Walsh is assistant professor of biomedical informatics, medicine and psychiatry at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and is a practicing internist. His research has been featured in Newsweek, Wired, Quartz, NBC News, ACM Tech News, Reuters and more.

Register for the webinar at https://prevention.nih.gov/education-training/methods-mind-gap/suicide-prevention-enabled-data-science.

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