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Happy 100th Birthday, Dr Morris F Collen

IMIA colleagues around the world wish Dr Morris F Collen a happy 100th birthday today, the 12 November, 2013 (or 11/12/13 in the US date format).

In an editorial in Methods, Don Lindberg and Marion Ball write about his life, contributions, and influence: Morris F. Collen at 100: A Tribute to “The Father of Medical Informatics”, available as a free download in Methods of Information in Medicine. Dr Collen is an IMIA Honorary Fellow (in addition to his many other recognitions and awards).

Other news items celebrating Dr Collen’s birthday and reflecting on his contributions within the US and globally are at:

http://researchnews.kaiser.org/?p=2202

http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/Kaiser-doctor-sticks-to-schedule-as-he-turns-100-4975689.php

http://kaiserpermanentehistory.org/latest/celebrating-morris-collen-mds-100th-birthday/

http://www.slideshare.net/atulbutte/atul-butte-presentation-at-the-morris-collen-100-birthday-celebration

http://kaiserpermanentehistory.org/latest/fire-up-your-feat-dr-morris-collen-turns-100/

Ted Shortliffe, Charles Safran others have posted some photos on Facebook.

November 12, 2013 - Posted by | miscellany

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