Susan K. Newbold, PhD, RN-BC, FAAN, FHIMSS

Secretary
2018
Biography and photograph when elected: 

Susan K. Newbold, PhD, RN-BC, FAAN, FHIMSS, CHTS-CP, is a Consultant in Healthcare Informatics based in Franklin, TN., US.  Dr. Newbold is a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing and the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS).  Her PhD from the University of Maryland, Baltimore is in Nursing Informatics.

Identified as a pioneer in nursing informatics, Dr. Newbold co-edited five books and has written numerous articles on informatics topics.  Susan has consulted in informatics in the US, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Singapore, Slovenia and Taiwan.  She is the Vice Chair, Communications for the International Medical Informatics Association Nursing Informatics Special Interest Group.
Susan was awarded an Excellence in Teaching Award from Vanderbilt University School of Nursing and the HIT Men-HIT Women award for improving patient care through health information technology. Susan was selected in the 2013 Class for “Women to Watch” by the Nashville Medical News.

AMIA NI-WG Roles: 

  • History Committee Co-Chair
  • Vice Chair, Communications, International Medical Informatics Association Nursing Informatics Special Interest Group.