International Workshop on Clinical Data Analytics
(WCDA 2016)
on Friday December 23, 2016
Organizer : Indian Institute of Public Health (IIPH), Hyderabad
Sponsor : International Indian Statistical Association (IISA)
Co- sponsor : Indian Association for Statistics in Clinical Trials (IASCT)

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Clinical data analytics is increasingly used to generate novel information about existing and emerging treatments or other areas that are of interest to academicians, researchers, and scientists toward improving the health of their populations. WCDA 2016 aims to bring together academicians, clinicians, researchers and other professionals engaged in the field of clinical data analytics toward developing a shared understanding of some of the most current knowledge and tools available in clinical data analytics.

 Inaugural Address About the Participants

Prof. G.V.S. Murthy, Director, Indian Institute of Public Health, Hyderabad; Vice President (South), Public Health Foundation of India

Dr. M. Jayaram, Registrar, Indian Institute of
Public Health, Hyderabad

  • Statisticians, healthcare data analysts, epidemiologists, clinical practitioners and professionals from the pharmaceutical, biotech, diagnostics and clinical research industries. Doctoral students and research fellows are welcome.

  • Seating is limited.
  • Early bird and student discounts are available.
  • Registered attendees will receive a Certificate of Participation.
Special Topics Plenary Talks     
Dr. Vishwanath (Mahesh) Iyer
Analytics in Clinical Research: Case Studies
Head, Exploratory Safety, Statistical and Clinical Analytics, Novartis Healthcare, Hyderabad
VP, IISA India Chapter; Secretary, IASCT

Dr. Meghana V. Aruru
Ethics in Clinical Analytics
Associate Professor, IIPH Hyderabad
Former U.S. FDA Consultant, Risk Communications Advisory Committee

Prof. Saumyadipta Pyne
Decision-making based on high-velocity data streams
Professor, IIPH Hyderabad
Chairman, SIG Big Data Analytics, Computer Society of India


Functional Data Analysis in R
Mr. Souvik Bandyopadhyay, IIPH Hyderabad

Tools for Modeling Disease Dynamics
Mr. M. Gunasekaran, VIT Vellore

Prof. Sujit K. Ghosh
Bayesian sample size determination for clinical trials
Professor, Department of Statistics. North Carolina State University, USA.
Deputy Director, The Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute (SAMSI), NC, USA.
President Elect, IISA.

Prof. N. Rao Chaganty
New methods for longitudinal analysis of health and clinical data
Assistant Chair and Statistics Program Director, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Old Dominion University, USA.
Former President, IISA.

Dr. Ramesh Hariharan
Big data analytics for genomic medicine
Chief Technical Officer, Strand Life Sciences.
Adjunct Professor, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.
Registration Organizing Institution
  • Rs. 2000 general registration fees.
  • Rs. 1600 for members of IISA, IASCT and CSI.
  • Rs. 1000 for doctoral students and research fellows.
  • Rs 1400 early bird registration by Nov. 15 (strict deadline).

To register, send an email to with Subject  "WCDA Registration".

Indian Institute of Public Health, Hyderabad (IIPHH), an institute of Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) commenced its activities in 2008, with a mission to deliver public health education, pursue research and advocacy and support policy development. It lays strong emphasis on pursuing public health policy, practice, training and research, positioning its programs according to the public health priorities of the state and the nation. The institute has brought  together a highly qualified and diverse faculty, of nationally and internationally trained and extremely motivated public health academics and practitioners.

Date and Venue                                       Contact Information

23 December 2016 (Friday)
Time: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Venue: Indian Institute of Public Health, Hyderabad
Plot No. 1, ANV Arcade, Road No. 44,
Kavuri Hills, Madhapur, Hyderabad, TS, 500033, India.

Chair : Prof. Saumyadipta Pyne, IIPH Hyderabad

Convener : Dr. Meghana V. Aruru, IIPH Hyderabad     

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Local Organizing Committee (IIPHH) Sponsors and Partners
Dr. M. Jayaram
Prof. Saumyadipta Pyne    
Dr. Meghana V. Aruru
Dr. Suresh Munuswamy
Mr. Souvik Bandyopadhyay
Ms. Divya Nair
Ms. Lakshmi Chaitanya
Ms. Madhavi
Mr. Someshwer Rao
Ms. Nagalakshmi
Ms. Vijayalakshmi
Mr. Chaitanya Kumar



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