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Two from VUMC help lead national informatics group

Feb. 14, 2013, 8:40 AM

Vanderbilt’s Department of Biomedical Informatics remains exceptionally well represented on the nine-member executive committee of the American College of Medical Informatics (ACMI).

Cynthia Gadd, Ph.D., professor and vice chair for educational affairs in the department, is midway through a two-year term on the committee, and Kevin Johnson, M.D., Cornelius Vanderbilt Chair and chair of the department, was recently re-elected to a second consecutive two-year term.

Cynthia Gadd, Ph.D.

The ACMI is a college of elected fellows from the United States and abroad who have made significant and sustained contributions to the field of medical informatics.

Kevin Johnson, M.D.

It is the central body for a community of scholars and practitioners who are committed to advancing the informatics field. Today, there are nearly 300 fellows, with 10 to 20 new fellows elected each year.

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