Staffed with researchers from the Indiana schools of nursing, informatics and computing, and liberal arts, a new lab’s goal is to leverage advanced computing methods to better understand how health science researchers can make use of social network data.

How can analyzing social media help public health departments track important trends? Last year I reported on a presentation at the Health Datapalooza conference by Bechara Choucair, M.D., the former commissioner of the Chicago Department of Public Health.

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