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.)

Dr. Levitt won the first Informatics Nobel Prize in 2013 for starting the field of protein folding.  He has been a member of the national academy...

Year Elected:
2017

Dr. Matney has championed the representation of front line nursing data and information in LOINC and SNOMED CT. Furthermore, she has worked to achieve syntactic and semantic interoperability within EHRs and other clinical data repositories to enable analytics and clinical decision-making among...

Year Elected:
2017

Dr. Park is an international leader and a strong spokeswoman for the contributions of informatics to healthcare in multiple inter-professional organizations such as the World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Organization for Standardization (ISO).  Through her roles as a member of...

Year Elected:
2017

Dr. Peterson has developed, implemented, and evaluated novel prescribing systems over the past 15 years, and now leads a number of groups and consortia devoted to translating new genomic technologies to clinical care.  He is a national leader and is well known for his technical innovations and...

Year Elected:
2017

Dr. Poon did the initial work demonstrating the safety impact of bar-coding at the point of care, which is now nationally adopted.  Has done key work on test result management, facilitators and costs of HIT implementation and unintended consequences of HIT.  Currently CHIO at Duke Medicine, one...

Year Elected:
2017

Dr. Vreeman is an internationally recognized expert in clinical data standards. For more than a decade he has led the development of LOINC, a universal standard for identifying health measurements, observations, and documents. Under his leadership LOINC has become an essential informatics...

Year Elected:
2017

Dr. Zhou is a recognized world expert in temporal reasoning and natural language processing (NLP). She has developed and evaluated NLP systems, including real-time integration with EHRs to support clinician decision-making. Her innovative NLP efforts include contributions to allergy detection,...

Year Elected:
2017

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