OFFICIAL CALL FOR PAPERS
 
 


INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON HEALTH SCIENCES SIMULATION


JANUARY 7-11, 2001
Phoenix, Arizona

Crowne Plaza Hotel

 
This annual conference is a forum for professionals involved in modeling and simulation in the health sciences. Application areas include health services studies, pharmacometrics, drug and device development, medical practice, physiology, and modeling methodology. Practitioners of modeling are encouraged to submit proposals based on their applications and demonstrations of computer simulation techniques. Applications presented in the past and planned for the next conference are indicated below:
 
         Typical Sessions
     • Health Services
     • Pharmacometrics
     • Clinical Trials
     • Bioengineering
     • Drug Development
     • Physiology
     • Medical Decision Making
     • Microbiological Processes
     • Methodology and Software
     • Epidemiological Models
     • Tutorials
Sample Application Topics
     • Medical Errors, Resource Optimization
     • Dose - Response, Synergy
     • Population Methodology
     • Cardiac Devices, Dialysis
     • Simulated Patients, Efficacy
     • Pulmonary Function, Endocrine Systems
     • Cancer Survival, Obesity Treatment
     • Genetic Control, AIDS Pathogenesis
     • Telemedicine, Madonna, Stella, Model Maker
     • Disease Transmission, Treatment Cost
     • Comparing Modeling Platforms, Philosophies
 
TARGET DATES
To participate in the planning process, suggestions for sessions should be sent to the chairs by June 30, 2000.
Send Biomedical session suggestions to: Katzper@cder.fda.gov
Send Medical Services session suggestions to: Andersonj@sri.soc.purdue.edu


Titles of proposed papers and preliminary abstracts should be sent to the chairs as soon as possible.
Notification of general suitability will be made as soon as possible.
Draft papers should be sent to chairs or to the SCS office as soon as possible.
Authors will be notified of acceptance or needed revisions of draft papers as soon as possible.

DEADLINES
Copy for final review should be submitted as soon as possible.
Final Revised Camera-ready papers for the Proceedings are due by October 31, 2000.

Additional information on Website
http://www.sla.purdue.edu/academic/soc/andersonj/anderson.html

 
         General Chair
James G. Anderson, Ph.D.
Dept. of Sociology & Anthropology 
Purdue University 
West Lafayette, IN 47907 
Phone: 765-494-4703
FAX: 765-496-1476
E-mail: andersonj@sri.soc.purdue.edu
Program Chair
Meyer Katzper, Ph.D. 
FDA/CDER
2 Locks Pond Court 
Rockville, MD 20854 
Phone: 301-827-2563
FAX: 301-827-2531
E-mail: katzper@cder.fda.gov
 
ICSHS 2001 Scientific Program Committee:
 
         Marcello Guarini, Ph.D.
Pontificia Universidad Catholica de Chile, Chile

Roger Jelliffe, M.D.
USC School of Medicine, USA

James Hargrove, Ph.D.
University of Georgia, USA

Beatriz González López-Valcárcel, Ph.D.
Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria , Spain
Carla Rossi, Ph.D.
Universita di Roma "Tor Vergata", Italy

Frits van Merode, Ph.D.
Maastricht University, The Netherlands

Bernhard Quatember, Ph.D.
University of Innsbruck, Austria

Karl Thomaseth, Ph.D.
LADSEB-CNR, Italy

 
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