For Immediate Release
International Medical Informatics Association establishes the International Academy of Health Sciences Informatics

June 06, 2017 (Geneva, Switzerland) -The International Medical Informatics Association (IMIA) has concluded a lengthy election process of living leaders in health informatics worldwide, who became the first class of the International Academy of Health Sciences Informatics (IAHSI). The Academy will serve as an honor society that recognizes expertise in biomedical and health informatics internationally. Academy Membership will be one of the highest honors in the international field of biomedical and health informatics.

The Academy will serve as an international forum for peers in biomedical and health informatics. The Academy will play an important role in exchanging knowledge, providing education and training, and producing policy documents, e.g., recommendations and position statements.

The election process was led by Internationally renowned Health Informatics leaders, Drs. Ted Shortliffe and Patrice Degoulet, as well as IMIA’s Dr. President Hyeoun-Ae Park and President-Elect Dr. Christoph Lehmann. The first class of the Academy will be inducted during the 16th World Congress on Medical and Health Informatics in Hangzhou, China from 21st -25th August 2017.

Inaugural Class of IAHSI Members

Abu-Hanna, Ameen – IMIA EFMI Region
Adlassnig, Klaus-Peter – IMIA EFMI Region
Al Barrak, Ahmed – IMIA MEAHI Region
Al-Shorbaji, Najeeb – IMIA MEAHI Region
Altuwaijri, Majid – IMIA MEAHI Region
Ammenwerth, Elske – IMIA EFMI Region
Andersen, Stig Kjaer – IMIA EFMI Region
Aronsky , Dominik – IMIA EFMI Region
Bakken , Suzanne – IMIA North American Region
Bakker , Ab – IMIA EFMI Region
Ball , Marion – IMIA North American Region
Bates , David W. IMIA North American Region
Bellazzi , Riccardo – IMIA EFMI Region
Blobel , Bernd – IMIA EFMI Region
Borycki , Elizabeth – IMIA North American Region
Brennan , Patricia Flatley – IMIA North American Region
Carr , Robyn – IMIA APAMI Region
Chang , Polun – IMIA APAMI Region
Chute , Christopher – IMIA North American Region
Cimino , James – IMIA North American Region
Coiera , Enrico – IMIA APAMI Region
De Moor , Georges – IMIA EFMI Region
Degoulet , Patrice – IMIA EFMI Region
Detmer , Don E. – IMIA North American Region
Engelbrecht , Rolf – IMIA EFMI Region
Espinosa Lobato , J. Amado – IMIA LAC Region
Fieschi , Marius – IMIA EFMI Region
Fox , John – IMIA EFMI Region
Friedman , Charles P. – IMIA North American Region
Gardner , Reed M. – IMIA North American Region
Geissbuhler , Antoine – IMIA EFMI Region
Gogia , Shashi Bhushan – IMIA APAMI Region
Gonzalez Bernaldo de Quiros , Fernan – IMIA LAC Region
Greenes , Robert – IMIA North American Region
Hammond , Ed – IMIA North American Region
Hanmer , Lyn – IMIA HELINA Region
Hannah , Kathryn – IMIA North American Region
Hannan , Terry – IMIA APAMI Region
Hasman , Arie – IMIA EFMI Region
Haux , Reinhold – IMIA EFMI Region
Hersh , William – IMIA North American Region
Holmes , John H. – IMIA North American Region
Hovenga , Evelyn – IMIA APAMI Region
Hripcsak , George – IMIA North American Region
Hullin , Carol – IMIA LAC Region
Humphreys , Betsy L. – IMIA North American Region
Hussein , Rada – IMIA MEAHI Region
Kimura , Michio – IMIA APAMI Region
Koch , Sabine – IMIA EFMI Region
Kohane , Isaac – IMIA North American Region
Kouematchoua Tchuitcheu , Ghislain – IMIA HELINA Region
Kulikowski , Casimir – IMIA North American Region
Kushniruk , Andre – IMIA North American Region
Leao , Beatriz de Faria – IMIA LAC Region
Lehmann , Christoph – IMIA North American Region
Leong , Tze Yun – IMIA APAMI Region
Li , Jack – IMIA APAMI Region
Liaw , Siaw-Teng – IMIA APAMI Region
Lindberg , Donald – IMIA North American Region
Lorenzi , Nancy – IMIA North American Region
Lovis , Christian – IMIA EFMI Region
Lun , KC – IMIA APAMI Region
Luna , Daniel -IMIA LAC Region
Mandil , Salah Hussein – IMIA HELINA Region
Mantas , John (Ioannis) – IMIA EFMI Region
Maojo , Victor – IMIA EFMI Region
Marcelo , Alvin – IMIA APAMI Region
Margolis , Alvaro – IMIA LAC Region
Marin , Heimar de Fatima – IMIA LAC Region
Martin-Sanchez , Fernando – IMIA North American Region
Masic , Izet – IMIA EFMI Region
McCray , Alexa – IMIA North American Region
McDonald , Clem – IMIA North American Region
Mihalas , George – IMIA EFMI Region
Miller , Randolph (Randy) – IMIA North American Region
Moehr , Jochen – IMIA North American Region
Moen , Anne – IMIA EFMI Region
Moghaddam , Ramin – IMIA MEAHI Region
Moura Jr , Lincoln de Assis – IMIA LAC Region
Murray , Peter – IMIA EFMI Region
Musen , Mark – IMIA North American Region
Nohr , Christian – IMIA EFMI Region
Ohno-Machado , Lucila – IMIA North American Region
Otero , Paula – IMIA LAC Region
Park , Hyeoun-Ae – IMIA APAMI Region
Patel , Vimla – IMIA North American Region
Peterson , Hans – IMIA EFMI Region
Pinciroli , Francesco – IMIA EFMI Region
Protti , Denis J. – IMIA North American Region
Rector , Alan – IMIA EFMI Region
Rienhoff , Otto – IMIA EFMI Region
Roberts , Jean – IMIA EFMI Region
Roger France , Francis – IMIA EFMI Region
Sabbatini , Renato Marcos Endrizzi – IMIA LAC Region
Safran , Charles – IMIA North American Region
Saranto , Kaija – IMIA EFMI Region
Schneider , Werner – IMIA EFMI Region
Séroussi , Brigitte – IMIA EFMI Region
Shvo , Amnon – IMIA EFMI Region
Shahar , Yuval – IMIA EFMI Region
Shortliffe , Edward – IMIA North American Region
Sittig , Dean F. – IMIA North American Region
Stead , William W. – IMIA North American Region
Szolovits , Peter – IMIA North American Region
Takeda , Hiroshi – IMIA APAMI Region
Talmon , Jan – IMIA EFMI Region
Tanaka , Hiroshi – IMIA APAMI Region
Tierney , William – IMIA North American Region
Toyoda , Ken – IMIA APAMI Region
van Bemmel , Jan – IMIA EFMI Region
Van der Lei , Johan – IMIA EFMI Region
Weber , Patrick – IMIA EFMI Region
Westbrook , Johanna – IMIA APAMI Region
Westbrooke , Lucy – IMIA APAMI Region
Wong , Chun-Por (CP) – IMIA APAMI Region
Wright , Graham – IMIA HELINA Region
Wu , Ying – IMIA APAMI Region
Wyatt , Jeremy – IMIA EFMI Region
Zvarova , Jana – IMIA EFMI Region

About IMIA
IMIA is the world body for health and biomedical informatics and an ‘association of associations’. IMIA provides informatics leadership and expertise to the multidisciplinary health-focused community and to policy makers, to enable the transformation of healthcare in accord with the world-wide vision of improving the health of the world population.

 

For further information, please contact
Elaine Huesing, IMIA CEO
imia@imia-services.org
1-780-489-4521

 

 

 

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