Dr. Marynia Kolak, Lecturer at the University of Chicago and Assistant Director for Health Informatics at CSDS, was the first speaker at the American Hospital Association's (AHA) Monthly Innovation LuncheonsĀ on February 12, 2019. The goal of the luncheons is to share state-of-the-art knowledge and evidence from research and leading practice to reimage health care.


Dr. Kolak is showing results of nationwide analysis of social determinants of health, done in collaboration with AHA team


Dr. Kolak discusses how a multi-disciplinary background and spatial thinking facilitates perspective in innovation


Dr. Kolak with AHA team members Latyoa Gibson (program specialist), Norma Padron(Senior Director, Applied Research and Data Analytics), and Ayrin Molefe (Senior Statistician)