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The Antonija Prelec Memorial Lecture: Shortliffe

Edward Shortliffe

Seventh Annual Lecture

Dr. Edward Shortliffe

 

Dr. Edward Shortliffe (MD, PhD),  President and Chief Executive Officer of the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) and Professor, School of Biomedical Informatics, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, gave the Seventh Antonija Prelec Memorial Lecture on Thursday, October 13, 2011. The title of his talk was: Biomedical Informatics: The Evolution of the Science and its Application.

 


Dr. Edward Shortliffe (MD, PhD) is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA). He is a Professor, School of Biomedical Informatics, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. He is an Adjunct Professor of Biomedical Informatics, Arizona State University, Phoenix and Columbia University in the City of New York. He is the Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Biomedical Informatics.  

Dr. Shortliffe's professional interest include medical education and a broad range of interests in biomedical informatics, especially decision-support systems, integrated workstations for clinicians, and web -based information dissemination. Education and training in the field are of particular concern.

 

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Dr. Shortliffe's Book Publications

 

  • Medical Informatics: Computer Applications in Health Care and Biomedicine (with L.E. Perreault, G. Wiederhold, and L.M. Fagan; Addison-Wesley, 1990; second edition, Springer Verlag, 2000).
  • Biomedical Informatics: Computer Applications in Health Care and Biomedicine (with J.J. Cimino); third edition, Springer Verlag, 2006).