Faces of AMIA

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Current Affiliation: Associate Professor of Surgery and Health Informatics, University of Minnesota; Chief Health Information Officer, University of Minnesota Health and Fairview Health Services
Surgical Residency, Johns Hopkins University
Colorectal Surgery Fellowship, Cleveland Clinic Foundation
PhD, Health Informatics, University of Minnesota
MD, Johns Hopkins University
MA, Biomedical Informatics, Columbia University, New York
BS, Computer Science and Electrical Engineering; BA, Mathematics, Washington University

Within our healthcare system, I serve as our Chief Health Information Officer, which is the clinical lead for Information Technology.

Current Affiliation: Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina School of Nursing, Chapel Hill
PhD, Health Informatics, University of Missouri
MS, Computer Science, University of Missouri
BS, Computer Science, University of Missouri

AMIA provides me with a continuing interest in resources, such as the latest scientific findings and research, and networking venues ...

Current Affiliation: Assistant Professor, Division of Biomedical Informatics and Personalized Medicine, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, Colorado
BS, Molecular Biology, University of Denver
BSCh, Chemistry, University of Denver
MS, Biomedical Informatics, Vanderbilt University
PhD, Human Genetics, Vanderbilt University

AMIA is the first place where I feel like I truly belong.

Current Affiliation: Associate Professor and SmartState Chair in Biomedical  Informatics, Medical University of South Carolina; Chief Technology Officer at Health Sciences; CEO of Clinacuity, Inc.
MD, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
MS, Medical Informatics, University of California, Davis
PhD, Medical Informatics, University of Utah

AMIA represents the biomedical informatics field in the U.S. as an organized group of experts who can explain and support our field.

Current Affiliation: Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Informatics, School of Medicine, University of Utah; Informatics Researcher, Knowledge Based System, Office of Informatics and Analytics, Veterans Administration
BS, Nursing, Georgetown University, Washington, DC
MPH, Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health, Baltimore
PhD, Medical Informatics, University of Utah School of Medicine

I want public health students to be introduced to informatics, and informatics students to be introduced to public health.

Current Affiliation: President, MedMorph LLC, Odessa, Fla.
BS, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland
MS, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio
MD, Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, Ohio
Board Certified in Family Medicine and Clinical Informatics

My interest has always been what we can do to leverage and improve safety with electronic systems ...

Current Affiliation: Professor and Program Director, Biomedical Informatics Program, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
MD, Fudan University, Shanghai, China
MSc, Biomedical Science, McMaster University, Canada
BHSc, Health Science, McMaster University, Canada

The Academic Forum of AMIA is a definite source and helps to keep me updated.

Current Affiliation: Associate Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine; Fellowship Director, Medical Informatics, Indiana University School of Medicine; Research Scientist, Regenstrief Institute, Inc.
Education: MD, University of Vermont School of Medicine 

Informatics is a way of increasing our efficiency as doctors.

Current Affiliation: Director, Informatics Strategy, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, New York
BS, Nursing, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va.
MS, Nursing Informatics, Columbia University, New York

I serve as the bridge between the information technology folk in the hospital and the clinicians ...

Current Affiliation: Herbert Irving Assistant Professor of Biomedical Informatics, Columbia University, New York
PhD, Biomedical Informatics, Stanford University
MS, Biomedical Informatics, Stanford University
BS, Computational Mathematics, Arizona State University
BS, Molecular Biosciences/Biotechnology, Arizona State University

AMIA is important to me because it gives me a deep network of colleagues to collaborate with, to learn from, to work together to change medicine.