IMIA News

From the International Medical Informatics Association

New IMIA WG/SIG chairs and vice chairs

At the IMIA General Assembly (GA) 2009 meeting, several new chairs and vice chairs of IMIA Working Groups were appointed and/or confirmed; the new leadership of the IMIA-NI Nursing Informatics Special Interest Group was also confirmed (see the earlier news item at http://wp.me/pvCUS-4P).

The new WG appointments are:

  • Miguel Humberto Torres-Urquidy as chair of Dental Informatics WG, from 2009 to 2012;
  • Paula Otero as vice chair of Health/Medical Informatics Education WG from 2009 to 2012;
  • Thomas Karopka as vice chair of Open Source WG from 2009-2012;
  • Kumura Mendis as chair of Primary Health Care Informatics WG from 2009 to 2012;
  • Kiyomu Ishikawa as chair of Security in Health Information Systems WG from 2009 to 2012;
  • Peter Croll as vice chair of Security in Health Information Systems WG from 2009 to 2012;
  • Sabine Koch as vice chair of Smart Homes and Ambient Assisted Living WG from 2009 to 2012;
  • Bernd Blobel as chair of Standards in Health Care Informatics WG from 2009 to 2012;
  • Luca Mainardi as chair of Biomedical Pattern recognition WG from 2010 to 2013.

Information will updated on the WG pages of the IMIA website; anyone with an interest in participation in any of these, or IMIA’s other WGs, should contact the relevant chair in the first instance.

IMIA is also grateful to the chairs and vice chairs who have reached the end of their terms, and have served the WGs in recent years; specifically we wish to thank Robyn Carr, Heimar Marin, Hyeoun-Ae Park, Patti Abbott, and Thomas Buerkle who served as chair and vice chairs of Nursing Informatics SIG from 2006 to 2009; John Mantas who served as vice chair of Health and Medical Informatics Education WG from 2006 to 2009; Sheila Teasdale who served as chair of Primary Health Care Informatics WG from 2006 to 2009; Francois Allaert who served as chair of Security in Health Information Systems WG from 2006 to 2009;Guy Dewsbury who served as vice chair of Smart Home and Ambient Assisted Living WG from 2006 to 2009; and Kai Heitmann who served as chair of Standards in Health Care Informatics from 2008 – 2009.

December 8, 2009 - Posted by | IMIA, IMIA-NI | , ,

Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.

%d bloggers like this: