ACMI Fellows

The College originated in 1984 when five pioneers in informatics decided to establish an honorific society to recognize expertise in biomedical Informatics. Today, there are nearly 300 Fellows, with 10-20 new Fellows elected each year when Voting Fellows of the College judge nominees during a formal election process. Use the search feature below to view the names of individuals who have achieved ACMI Fellowship, one of the highest honors in the field of informatics. (Biographies and photographs are from the year when elected to ACMI.)

    

Year Elected:
2012
Year Elected:
1990

Dr. Patricia Abbott trained in nursing at the University of Maryland and, after practicing for a few years, developed a growing interest in informatics. She obtained her master's degree in nursing informatics in 1992 and went on to earn a PhD in information systems in 1999. Even before...

Year Elected:
2003

Obituary

Eugene Ackerman (1920 – 2014)

Eugene Ackerman, Emeritus Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at the University of Minnesota, died in his sleep at home in Minneapolis on September 25. Born in 1920 in Brooklyn NY, he studied Physics at...

Year Elected:
1985
Year Elected:
1985
Year Elected:
2014

Dr. Aliferis received his undergraduate and MD degrees from Athens University in Greece, and a Masters and PhD in Intelligent Systems from the University of Pittsburgh. He was a research associate in epidemiology at the University of Athens, and since 2000 has been on the faculty of the...

Year Elected:
2007
Year Elected:
1992

Dr. Altman received his bachelors degree summa cum laude in biochemistry and molecular biology from Harvard, and his M.D. and a Ph.D. in Medical Information Sciences from Stanford. At the time of his election to the College, Dr. Altman was an assistant professor of medicine and computer science...

Year Elected:
1998

Stephen Altschul is a Senior Investigator at the National Center for Biotechnology Information, which is part of the National Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health. He received his AB summa cum laude in mathematics from Harvard College and a PhD in mathematics from the...

Year Elected:
2001

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