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Public Biography
Olivier Bodenreider is a Senior Scientist and Acting Director of the Lister Hill National Center for Biomedical Communications at the U.S. National Library of Medicine. His research focuses on terminology and ontology in the biomedical domain, both from a theoretical perspective (quality assurance, interoperability) and in their application to natural language processing, knowledge discovery and information integration. Dr. Bodenreider is a Fellow of the American College of Medical Informatics. He received a M.D. degree from the University of Strasbourg, France in 1990 and a Ph.D. in Medical Informatics from the University of Nancy, France in 1993. Before joining NLM in 1996, he was assistant professor for Biostatistics and Medical Informatics at the University of Nancy, France, Medical School.

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Dr. Bodenreider received his MD degree from the University of Strasbourg, France; a research degree in informatics, statistics and epidemiology; a masterís degree in computer science and another one in medical information; and a PhD in medical informatics, all from the Henri Poincare¥ University. He began his career as a junior faculty member in France, working on the informatics of clinical toxicology and took a sabbatical year at the NLM. He has been there ever since, working as a staff scientist within the Lister Hill National Center for Biomedical Communications.


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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