June 1, 2022 (Geneva, Switzerland) – The International Academy of Health Sciences Informatics (IAHSI), is pleased and honored to announce the 2022 class of Academy Fellows.

The Academy, which is part of the International Medical Informatics Association (IMIA), serves as an honor society that recognizes expertise in biomedical and health informatics internationally and is one of the highest honors in the field. This year 15 new Fellows were elected by the Academy and join the prestigious fellowship of their international peers, recognized for their international and substantial achievements in the field. There are now 219 Fellows of the Academy.

“It is my distinct pleasure to announce the Academy’s Class of 2022 Fellows,” said Dr. William Hersh, President of IAHSI. “On behalf of all the Academy and its Board, I congratulate the 2022 class of Academy Fellows and look forward to their contributions to the Academy’s ongoing initiatives, objectives and goals.”

2022 Class of IAHSI Members

Abd-alrazaq, Alaa Ali IMIA MENAHIA Region
Deserno, Thomas M. – IMIA EFMI Region
Honey, Michelle – IMIA APAMI Region
Hsu, Chien-Yeh – IMIA APAMI Region
Jaffe, Charles – IMIA North America Region
Liu, Lei – IMIA APAMI Region
Lu, Xudong – IMIA APAMI Region
Mayorov, Oleg Yu. – IMIA EFMI Region
Mustata Wilson, Gabriela – IMIA North America Region
Peek, Niels – IMIA EFMI Region
Peltonen, Laura-Maria – IMIA EFMI Region
Schnall, Rebecca IMIA North America Region
Singh, Hardeep – IMIA North America Region
Wang, Fei – IMIA North America Region
Zhou, Li – IMIA North America Region

A new class of Fellows are elected to the Academy each year, nominated by the current Academy Fellows; criteria on accomplishments, recognition and global engagement are carefully considered. Please visit our webpage, IAHSI Nomination Process for New Fellows,  for more information. The deadline for the 2023 Class of Fellows is March 1, 2023.


The International Academy of Health Sciences Informatics (IAHSI), established in 2017, as part of the International Medical Informatics Association’s (IMIA).   The Academy is similar to other national academies of sciences. It seeks to nominate and elect those whose contributions in informatics are recognized internationally. The goal is to promote the dissemination of knowledge and best practices, foster new ideas, and encourage worldwide collaboration and sharing of expertise and resources.

For more information about the Academy, please visit website https://imia-medinfo.org/wp/iahsi/.

About IMIA
As the world body for health and biomedical informatics and an ‘association of associations”, the International Medical Informatics Association (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 more information please visit website https://imia-medinfo.org/wp/ .

For further information, please contact
Elaine Huesing, IMIA CEO