Chair: (2022- 2025)
Prof. George Mihalas
Victor Babes University of Medicine & Pharmacy, Timisoara, Romania

Vice-Chairs: (2019-2023)
Prof. Robert A. Greenes
Department of Biomedical Informatics
Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, USA

Prof. Casimir A. Kulikowski (Past Chair of WG)
Rutgers University, Department of Computer Science,
Hill Center, Busch Campus, Piscataway, New Jersey, USA

Prof. Hyeoun-Ae Park
College of Nursing
Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea

Prof. Valerio Yacubsohn
School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine
University of Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Goals & Objectives
Sponsoring meetings, investigations, studies and generating materials and publications on the history of biomedical and health informatics. The Working Group will continue and extend the activities of the Task Force on the 50th Anniversary of Medical Informatics, providing coordinating mechanisms for activities of different regional and national groups engaged in related historical studies of the field. The Working Group will work on gathering, archiving, and indexing historical documents and materials from IMIA and related professional society, institutional, and individual sources, develop and maintain a web-site and a media-wiki for these purposes, and sponsor the publication of an eBook that summarizes and disseminates the results.


Annual Reports

June 2022 – 2023
June 2021 – 2022
June 2020 – 2021
June 2019 – 2020
June 2018 -2019
June 2017 – 2018