Shaping the Future of Health Computing in the BioHealth Capital Region: Insights from Dr. Bradley Maron on BioTalk

Published in BioHealth Innovation | July 1, 2024

Join us for an episode of BioTalk Podcast with Rich Bendis featuring Dr. Bradley Maron, Senior Associate Dean for Precision Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine and Executive Co-Director of the University of Maryland Institute for Health Computing (UM-IHC), a strategic initiative of the University of Maryland Strategic Partnership: MPowering the State.

Dr. Maron introduces UM-IHC, explaining its creation, mission, and strategic partnership between University of Maryland, Baltimore, University of Maryland, College Park, University of Maryland Medical System, and Montgomery County. He outlines the significance of data science in improving health and wellness, addressing its increasing role and challenges.
We learn about UM-IHC’s approach to bringing learning and healthcare directly to communities, illustrated by an example of their methodology: analyze, innovate, prevent, treat, and adapt. Dr. Maron discusses how UM-IHC aims to become an economic driver for the state, the BioHealth Capital Region, and the nation, fostering startups, spinouts, commercialization efforts, and entrepreneurial activities.
Dr. Maron outlines the Institute’s ambitious goals for the first five years and the range of services to be provided. He also details the decision to establish the UM-IHC in Montgomery County, describing its new facilities and the county’s supportive role.
Tune in to BioTalk for an informative discussion with Dr. Bradley Maron as we explore the future of precision medicine and the impactful work of UM-IHC.