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Historic ACMI Biography

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Keith Campbell is Chief Technology Officer for Inoveon Corporation in Sunnyvale, California. He is also Assistant Adjunct Professor in the Medical Information Sciences Graduate Group at the University of San Francisco (UCSF) of Biopharmaceutical Sciences. He received a BA degree magna cum laude in Chemistry from Central Washington University, an MD degree from the University of Southern California, and a PhD in Medical Information Sciences from Stanford University. He completed an internal medicine residency at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center. Prior to moving to his current position, Dr. Campbell was Assistant National Director for Kaiser Permanente's National Clinical Information Systems, and has been a consultant to many companies, including Ameritech Knowledge Data, Lexical Technology, Oceania, Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Chiron Informatics, and the Veterans Administration. His primary area of research has been the development of methods for managing scalable distributed development of controlled terminologies, including terminology systems such as SNOMED RT. The Convergent Medical Terminology Project, which began as a collaboration between Kaiser Permanente, the Mayo Clinic, and the College of American Pathologists, was founded on his dissertation work on supporting distributed development of logic-based terminologies. Dr. Campbell has served as a co-chair of the Health Level 7 (HL7) Vocabulary Technical Committee and as a member of the SNOMED Editorial Board and the SNOMED Clinical Terms Technical Design Team.


The American College of Medical Informatics

ACMI is a college of elected Fellows from the U.S. and abroad who have made significant and sustained contributions to the field of medical informatics. It is the central body for a community of scholars and practitioners who are committed to advancing the informatics field.

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