ACMI Fellows

Year Elected:
2006

Dr. Downs received is bachelor’s degree in cellular biology and chemistry from the University of Colorado, and his MD from Stanford. He was also the first student to complete the Stanford Medical Informatics training program and received a master’s degree in medical information science...

Year Elected:
2001
Deceased: 2009

Joachim W. Dudeck is Professor and Head of the Department of Medical Statistics, University Hospital Giessen, Germany. He received his MD from University of Heidelberg. He received additional training in physiology, internal medicine, medical statistics, and informatics at the Universities of...

Year Elected:
2011

Dr. Dykes received her bachelor of science in Nursing from Fairfield University, a Masters in Nursing from NYU, and a doctorate in nursing informatics from Columbia. She joined Partners Healthcare in Boston in 2004 as corporate manager for nursing informatics and research. At the time of her...

Year Elected:
1992
Year Elected:
2005

Dr. Effken received her bachelor’s in psychology from the University of Hartford, a master’s in nursing, and a PhD in psychology from the University of Connecticut.

She worked as a staff nurse in several health care organizations and began her ‘‘informatics journey’’ as a hospital...

Year Elected:
2003

After obtaining her degree at Sahlgrenska School of Nursing in Goteborg, Sweden, Dr. Margareta Ehnfors spent almost 20 years as Deputy Principal of Studies in the School of Caring Sciences, Vanersborg University College. She then returned to obtain her doctorate in nursing research at Uppsala...

Year Elected:
1988
Deceased: 1994

Jane G. Elchlepp holds the positions of Associate Professor of Pathology and Assistant to the Chancellor for Health Affairs at Duke University Medical Center. She was a member of the Kellogg Foundation funded AAMC Task Force on Integrated Medical Center Information Systems (IMCIS) which...

Year Elected:
2016

Dr. Elhadad advanced data science with novel methods for high-throughput phenotyping and risk assessment of disease progression. She made major contributions to clinical and health NLP through novel unsupervised techniques, shared annotated resources, and community-wide information models. She...

Year Elected:
2006

Dr. Elkin received his bachelor’s degree in applied mathematics from Union College, his MD from New York Medical College, and was a National Library of Medicine (NLM) Research Fellow in medical informatics at the Laboratory of Computer Science at Mass. General Hospital. There he acquired a...

Year Elected:
2012

Dr. Embi has made major and sustained contributions to Biomedical Informatics. His many accomplishments, particularly in the domains of clinical informatics and clinical research informatics, include his widely cited studies of EHR-based approaches to improve participant recruitment and his...

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