J. Robert Beck, MD, FACMI

Year Elected: 
1990
Baylor College of Medicine

J. Robert Beck is Professor of Pathology and Director of the Biomedical Information Communication Center at the Oregon Health Sciences University. He has contributed original research to several areas of medical informatics including clinical decision making, stochastic modeling of medical outcomes, the synthesis of decision science and expert systems, and general applications of mathematics to medical practice and outcomes. He has also made significant contributions toward understanding the role of computer literacy training and artificial intelligence approaches to medical education. His work is published in the literatures of pathology, medicine, and decision science.