2024 Conference Proceedings

This proceeding contains some of the oral and poster presentations from the 5th National Big Data Health Science Conference (Columbia, SC, Feb 2-4, 2023) that was organized by the University of South Carolina Big Data Health Science Center (BDHSC). Proceedings of the 5th National Big Data Health Science Conference* were published on May 16, 2024, on BMC Proceedings, which is an online, open-access journal publishing proceedings of conferences across all scientific and clinical disciplines, including peer-reviewed full-length articles, collections of abstracts, and meeting reports. Conference proceedings are available at https://bmcproc.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12919-024-00292-3, as well as the pdf file on the image above.

*Citation: Meeting Abstracts from the 5th National Big Data Health Science Conference. BMC Proc 18 (Suppl 8), 9 (2024). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12919-024-00292-3

List of Abstracts

I1: Introduction: Proceedings of the 5th National Big Data Health Science Conference
Bankole Olatosi, Miranda Nixon, Xiaoming Li

Oral Presentations O1-O19  

O1: Unveiling the benefits of case competitions for students: the National Big Data Health Science Case Competition
Dilek Akgun, Audrey Auen, Bankole Olatosi

O2: Identifying disparities in the relationship between neighborhood walkability and active transportation crashes within South Carolina
Anna L. Chupak, Shirelle H. Hallum, Farnaz Hesam Shariati, Erin N. Looney, Andrew T. Kaczynski

O3: Black maternal care: a call to action for engineering, data science, electronic health records and justice
Fay Cobb Payton, Michelle Rogers 

O4: Big data and nursing wisdom: the key to unlock healthcare innovation
Ramya Govindarajan, Judy Katz, Roy Simpson 

O5: A two-pronged big data approach to critically analyze Strongyloides stercoralis infections among rural, impoverished South Carolina residents
Matthew S. Haldeman, Melissa Nolan, Salomé-Joëlle Gass, Henry Heidt 

O6: Optimizing the monitoring of RMNCAH+N program implementation in Northern Nigeria using a data visualization dashboard: the Kaduna state experience
Collins Imarhiagbe, David Udanwojo, Abimbola Phillips, Ray-Desmond Umechinedu, Terlumun Dyege, Rose Ibanichuka, Omowunmi Obisesan, Obioma Azurunwa, Evelyn Urueye, Francis Ogirima, Pius Christopher-Izere, Bolanle Oyeledun, Adetosoye Adebanjo, Lilian Anomnachi, Olayiwola Jaiyeola, Damilola Olaniyan 

O7: Disparities in pedestrian and bicycle crashes by social vulnerability across South Carolina
Andrew T. Kaczynski, Shirelle H. Hallum, Anna L. Chupak, Erin N. Looney, Kelsey M. Thomas, Eleanor Witherspoon, Nathan H. Huynh 

O8: A robust rarefaction method for evaluating alpha diversities in TCR sequencing data
Mo Li, Xing Hua, Michael C. Wu, Ni Zhao 

O9: Deconstructing multi-institutional EHR data: experiences from a pediatric diabetes surveillance effort in South Carolina
Angela D. Liese, Rabins Wosti, Jiaying Yi, Caroline A. Rudisill, Jihad S. Obeid, Alex Ewing, Bo Cai 

O10: Barriers to unlocking big data to explore LGBTQ+ populations in South Carolina
Jennifer T. May, Swann Arp Adams 

O11: Toward defining a taxonomy for ostomy nursing care using natural language processing
LaToya McDonald, Melinda Harman, Casey Hopkins, Yuliya Yurko 

O12: Estimating hourly neighborhood population using mobile phone data
Huan Ning, Zhenlong Li, Manzhu Yu, Shiyan Zhang

O13: Improving healthcare delivery with artificial intelligence: a diagnostic and prescription recommender system
Damilare Ogungbesan, Misagh Faezipour 

O14: Harmonization of multiple HIV related data sources in Sub Saharan Africa: lessons learned from the Boloka Project
Refilwe Nancy Phaswana-Mafuya, Edith Phalane 

O15: The impact of wildfires on mental health
Tamara L. Sheldon, Crystal Zhan 

O16: South Carolina breast and cervical cancer data in action
Beth Williams, Bezawit Kase, Hallie Heffner, Sonya Younger, Jaron King 

O17: Heterogeneity of macrophages in staphylococcal enterotoxin B-induced acute respiratory distress syndrome
Keisha Wilson 

O18: Utilizing pre-trained language models for identifying vaping-related discussions on Reddit during the EVALI outbreak
Yang Ren, Dezhi Wu, Erin Kasson, Li-Shiun Chen, Patricia Cavazos-Rehg, Ming Huang 

O19: What do Foster Parent Associations communicate on Facebook? Analyses using unsupervised machine-learning method
Anli Xiao, Yanfeng Xu, Linwan Wu 

Poster Presentations P1-P30 

P1: A system dynamics view of patient’s perception of AI and Big Data adoption in healthcar
Ashiat Adeogun, Misagh Faezipour 

P2: History of pregnancy loss and depression among women of reproductive age: evidence from NHANES 2007-2018
Syeda Shehirbano Akhtar, Ibitein Okeafor, Fanli Yi, Jihong Liu 

P3: Rural-urban differences in the prevalence of low back pain and pelvic pain during pregnancy
Songyuan Deng, Kevin Bennett 

P4: Bayesian semiparametric geoadditive modeling of underweight children under the age of five in Ethiopia
Endeshaw Assefa Derso, Maria Gabriella Campolo, Angela Alibrandi 

P5: Hypersensitivity associations with antibiotics: a pharmacovigilance study of the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS)
Lucy Edwards, Julia Geith, Chengwen Teng 

P6: Improving cost-effectiveness for data migration in healthcare environments using serverless architecture
Prashant Duhoon, Can Ersoy, Neset Hikmet 

P7: Divergence and intersection of practical and implementable compliance with HIPAA’s Privacy Rule and the FTC’s Health Breach Notification Rule: a case study
Marilyn Gartley 

P8: Visualizing major healthcare breaches
Sharon Gumina 

P9: The benefits of electronic case reports for reportable disease tracking by public health agencies
Margaret Iiams, Abdoulaye Diedhiou, Katie Platt, John Sinclair, Claire Youngblood 

P10: Utility of South Carolina’s statewide telephone helpline in COVID-19 prevention and control
Megha Oza, Prema S. Bhattacharjee, Emmanuel Fabrice Julceus, Joseph Robert, Cheryl L. Scott 

11: Building a dashboard: visualizing South Carolina state health department Cancer Programs efforts
Jaron King, Katelyn Hastie 

P12: An exploration of lag in payer ascertainment among maternal delivery claims in South Carolina: potential implications for timely maternal care
Linga Murthy Kotagiri, Sarah Gareau, Ana López-De Fede 

P13: Exploring disparities in exposure to fine particulate matter (PM2.5) according to social vulnerability in South Carolina from 2000-2018
Erin N. Looney, Shirelle H. Hallum, Anna L. Chupak, Kelsey M. Thomas, Dwayne E. Porter, Yesil S. Kim, Andrew T. Kaczynski 

P14: Understanding the influence of health insurance and medical home environments on healthcare utilization for children with autism spectrum disorder: a logistic regression analysis of NSCH 2016-2021
Gahssan Mehmood, Jan Ostermann, Ibitein Okeafor 

P15: Exploring the impact of ADHD medication on school absenteeism: a causal analysis of South Carolina Medicaid data
Zichun Meng, Songyuan Deng, Kevin Bennett 

P16: Feasibility of applying big data approaches on diverse institutional research health-related datasets in an open distance higher education institution in South Africa
Motlatso G. Mlambo, Matseliso P. Molapo, Letlhogonolo M. Marumolwa, Herman J. Visser 

P17: Prevention quality indicators and preventable hospital use among adults with traumatic spinal cord injury
Nicole DiPiro, David Murday, James Krause 

P18: Rural-urban and racial differences in cesarean deliveries before and during the COVID-19 pandemic in South Carolina
Cassie L. Odahowski, Peiyin Hung, Berry Campbell, Jihong Liu, Nansi S. Boghossian, Anirban Chatterjee, Yiwen Shih, Chelsea Norregaard, Bo Cai, Xiaoming Li 

P19: Effect of COVID-19 pandemic on medical and preventive healthcare utilization among US children aged 0 to 17 years: evidence from NSCH 2016-2021
Ibitein Okeafor, Gahssan Mehmood, Syeda Shehirbano Akhtar 

P20: Leveraging big heterogenous HIV-related data in the era of Protection of Personal Data Act in Sub Saharan Africa: lessons learned from the Boloka project
Refilwe Nancy Phaswana-Mafuya, Edith Phalane, Amrita Rao, Kalai Willis, Kate Rucinski, Karen Alida Voet, Amal Abdulrahman, Claris Siyamayambo, Betty Sebati, Mohlago Seloka, Musa Jaiteh, Lucia Olifant, Katherine Journeay, Haley Sisel, Francois Wolmarans, Xiaoming Li, Bankole Olatosi, Lifutso Motsieloa, Mashudu Rampilo, Stefan David Baral 

P21: Identifying genetic contributions to adverse drug reactions using big data
Scott Reed 

P22: Scoring of pediatric respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection severity: a systematic review
Zoe E. Sanders, Kenny Nguyen, Jacob Estrada, Debbie Barrington, Jennifer Grier 

P23: Optimizing big data management in healthcare databases: experimental approaches for efficient data engineering
Ehsan Soltanmohammadi, Neset Hikmet 

P24: Covid-19 pandemic associate with opioid overdose
Wenjie Sun 

P25: Physical activity, sedentary behavior and BMI among adolescents: the mediate role of weight concern regulated by body image perception
Shuoyuan Tan, Libo Zhou, Gulqihra Abdukerima, Wei Yin, Pauline Sung-Chan, Ning Chen, Ling Yuan, Ya Gao, Zhaoxin Wang, Jianwei Shi 

P26: Neighborhood disinvestment and racial/ethnic disparities in peripartum cardiomyopathy in California, from 2004-2019
Curisa Tucker, Chen Ma, Mahasin Mujahid, Afshan Hameed, Audrey Lyndon, Elliot Main, Suzan Carmichael 

P27: Leveraging big data in affective neuroscience
Xuan Yang, Christian O’Reilly, Svetlana V. Shinkareva 

P28: The association between physical activity and memory loss
Fanli Yi, Chih-Hsiang Yang 

P29: Lesion distribution in stroke
Jiaying Yi, Feresteh Kavandi Ghezeljeh, Nicholas Riccardi, Yuan Wang, Rutvik H. Desai 

P30: Unveiling inequity: state-by-state disparities in years of potential life lost by race
Ahmeed Yinusa, Misagh Faezipour