Faces of AMIA

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Current affiliation: Director, Collaboratory for Healthcare and Biomedical Informatics, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Associate Professor of The Dartmouth Institute, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire.

Education: BA, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL; MD, PhD, Stanford University, Stanford, CA

Informatics is an exciting interdisciplinary field that builds upon computer science, engineering, cognitive science, social sciences ...

Current affiliation: Professor, National Yang Ming University, Taiwan/ROC

Education: BA in 1986 in Taiwan, National Tsing-Hua University; PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison, in Industrial Engineering

I began to focus on informatics starting in early 1990s and in clinical informatics in 2000, so that adds up to almost 20 years.

Current affiliation: Department of Biomedical Informatics, Vanderbilt University

Education: BS, Dickinson College, Pennsylvania; MS, Stanford University, MD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

My particular area of interest has been thinking about medication management and ways that we can improve the safety of medication delivery in our patients, especially in children ...

Current affiliation: University of California, San Francisco

Education: Stanford University, MD, PhD in Medical Informatics, Stanford University, Palo Alto, Calif.

I apply computer science to how patients and doctors make medical decisions.

Stanford, BSc in biology; Stanford, MD

Education: Case Institute of Technology, BS (Engineering), 1969; University of Arizona, MD, 1979; University of Arizona, School of Business and Management Information Systems, PhD, 1994.

Education: Stanford, BS (1979); Johns Hopkins, MD (1983); Harvard School of Public Health, MPH in Health Policy and Management (1988)

I work on using computers to improve the quality, safety and efficiency of medical care ...

Education: BA, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio; MSSA, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio

I use data from the electronic medical record to help researchers evaluate treatments and understand diseases and conditions.

Education: PhD University of Arizona Nursing Informatics/Systems, 2008. MSN University of Pennsylvania Nursing Pediatrics/Critical Care, 1994. BSN Arizona State University Nursing, 1988.

I teach nursing students who are interested in advanced practice how to incorporate technology into their practice..

Education: Harvard AB (not BA!) in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, 1983. Stanford PhD in Medical Information Sciences, 1989. Stanford MD, 1990.

I would like to see the human genome used routinely in medical care, both for diagnostic purposes, treatment and prognosis.