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VUMC’s Jackson elected fellow of ACMI

Jan. 7, 2016, 9:02 AM

Gretchen Purcell Jackson, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor of Pediatric Surgery, Pediatrics and Biomedical Informatics, is one of 13 fellows recently elected to the American College of Medical Informatics (ACMI).

Gretchen Purcell Jackson, M.D., Ph.D.

The new fellows were inducted in November in San Francisco, during the American Medical Informatics Association Annual Symposium.

Jackson’s research in biomedical informatics focuses on how Web-based communication technologies can help patients and families take an active role in their health care.

The ACMI is an honorary college of elected fellows from the U.S. and abroad who have made significant and sustained contributions to the field of medical informatics and who have met rigorous scholarly scrutiny by their peers.

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