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Matheny, Parr elected to class of AMIA fellows

Apr. 28, 2022, 8:51 AM


by Mia Garchitorena

Michael Matheny, MD, MS, MPH

Two Vanderbilt University Medical Center faculty are among a group of 92 fellows who were inducted into the 2022 Class of Fellows of the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA).

The honorary program of AMIA members recognizes professional achievements in the application of information science to serve clinical teams and biomedical research.

The fellows will be inducted at the AMIA 2022 Clinical Informatics Conference in Houston in May 2022. The two new fellows of AMIA from VUMC are:

  • Michael Matheny, MD, MS, MPH, director of the Center for Improving the Public’s Health through Informatics, associate director of the Advanced Fellowship in Medical Informatics at VA Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, and associate professor of Biomedical
    Sharidan Parr, MD, MSCI, MS

    Informatics, Medicine and Biostatistics. He has expertise in developing and adapting methods for post-marketing medical device surveillance, and his key focus areas include natural language processing, data mining and population health analytics.

  • Sharidan Parr, MD, MSCI, MS, assistant professor of Biomedical Informatics and Medicine in the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, and HealthIT clinical director in the Office of the Chief Health Information Officer. She has expertise in clinical informatics, health services research, data standards and terminologies, data architecture and common data models.

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