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Public Biography
Mollie R. Cummins, PhD, RN, FAAN, FACMI is a Professor of Nursing and Adjunct Professor of Biomedical Informatics at the University of Utah. She holds a PhD in nursing science and information science from Indiana University. In 2007, she studied methods of complexity science including agent-based modeling and network analysis at the Santa Fe Institute. Prior to her career in informatics, she practiced as an emergency nurse and family nurse practitioner. She has made numerous scholarly contributions in applied machine learning, exposure health informatics, and informatics applications in poison control. Dr. Cummins is a past chair of the Board of Scientific Counselors of the Lister Hill National Center for Biomedical Communications, the intramural research division of the National Library of Medicine. She is a past president of the Utah Nursing Informatics Network, past co-chair of the American Academy of Nursing Informatics & Technology Expert Panel, and served on the national steering committee of the Alliance for Nursing Informatics. She currently serves on the Health Policy Action Committee of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing and the Alliance for Nursing Informatics Policy Committee. At University of Utah, she serves as site PI for PCORnet RECOVER EHR, and serves on the leadership team of the Center of Excellence in Exposure Health Informatics (CEEHI).

Historic ACMI Biography

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Dr. Cummins pioneered and advanced the use of informatics approaches and tools in poison control and produced critically important informatics tools that enable optimal use of clinical data and information for poison exposures and beyond. These include a novel model for workflow-integrated HIE and an HL7 CCDA consultation note template.


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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