University of Maryland

[CASCI Talk] Nicole Fernandez on 3/7

March 6th, 2017 by

Join us 3/7 at 11:00 am in Hornbake 2116 to welcome Nicole Fernandez!

Bio: Nicole C. Fernandez teaches Organizational Network Analysis for Kent State’s Information Architecture and Knowledge Management Program and has taught Social Network Analysis for Georgetown’s Communication, Culture, and Technology Program since 2009. She has a BA in English Lit from Catholic University and an MS in Math and Statistics. She has done consulting work related to Social Networks with NDI and with MedStar Research Institute. She has recently started her own consulting company, Insight Academics LLC.

Abstract: When approaching collaborative patient care in hospitals how can sparse connectivity be formally identified? This talk looks at a conservative computational strategy to assess for sparse ties while exploring the opportunity to build a discussion about teamwork. This case study comes from the RWJF Pioneers Project ‘Creating a Social Epidemic of Safety’ which concluded in 2016. Title: Across Group Ties in Stratified Social Network Data: Exploring Collaboration in Hospital ICUs.