December 21, 2001

Miller named JAMIA editor

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Dr. Randolph A. Miller

Dr. Randolph A. Miller, chair of Biomedical Informatics, will become editor-in-chief of the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association (JAMIA) in July.

Miller has served as one of four founding associate editors of the journal for the past decade and will assume the position held for the past 10 years by founding editor Dr. William W. Stead, associate vice chancellor for Health Affairs. The term of the editor is five years and may be renewed for a second term.

The journal is known for presenting high-quality, cutting-edge information in the emerging field of biomedical informatics. Under Stead’s leadership, it has become the premier academic archival journal in the profession.

Published bimonthly, JAMIA presents peer-reviewed articles that assist physicians, informaticians, scientists, nurses, and other health care professionals develop and apply medical informatics to patient care, teaching, research, and health care administration. Each issue contains reviews, discussion forums, and invited editorials presented as brief reviews or full-length papers. Work is presented at all stages, from model formulation through definitive studies.