Enabling Success

As part of a new seven-week boot camp at Carolina this summer, Project ENABLE, undergraduate students use data and information pulled from electronic health records, the census and other research publications to investigate some of the biggest issues in health care.

“Every day I learned something new,” said Joseph Fonseca, a biology pre-med major from Morehouse College. “This isn’t the wet lab that I’m used to. This is a whole host of information on data mining, text mining, visualization and medical imaging that was completely new to me.”

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The program received $1.6 million grant from the United Health Foundation to host the boot camp for three years and develop an online master’s degree program.

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