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Duke Data Science Students Win Student Track Competition at DevDays

Duke Data Science Students Win Student Track Competition at DevDays

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Students standing with their mentor

Students in the Duke Master in Interdisciplinary Data Science (MIDS) program won the Student Track competition at the 2019 HL7 FHIR Developer Days Conference. The team consisted of Allison Young, Brinnae Bent, Yifei Wang, Ruiqi Wang, and Danny Witt. Their mentor is Dr. Ed Hammond, DCHI Director. Their project, SPiRE: A Smart Phone App for Managing Adolescent Asthma, was one of three finalists in the 2019 HL7 FHIR Dev Days Student Track Competition.

"We received great feedback from FHIR experts from Microsoft, Apple, and many other great companies who saw our presentations. We were so excited to be surrounded by and learn from so many great institutional leaders in informatics, development, and mHealth," said Allison Young, who traveled to Redmond, Washington with her team to present their iOS app aimed at helping teenagers manage their asthma.

Students standing in front of the stage

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