Nursing Informatics Pioneers: James P. Turley

Dr. Turley is Associate Professor at the School of Health Information Sciences, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. He has a BA in Philosophy and a BSN in Nursing. He has an MSN (Nursing) from Case Western Reserve University and a PhD is in Community Health Education from the University of Oregon. From 1991-1993, Dr. Turley was a National Library of Medicine Post- Doctoral Fellow at the University of Minnesota. He was an Associate Professor in The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston-School of Nursing for several years. During 1990-1991, Dr. Turley was project director for the development of the Community nursing Minimum Data-Set Australia. He is a founding faculty member of the School of Health Information Sciences. Recent research interests include healthcare knowledge modeling, and the impact of data display on decision making of clinicians and laypersons.

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