Syed N. Asad, MD, FACP, a board certified nephrologist, is a medical graduate of Osmania University, Hyderabad, India. He completed his postgraduate medical residency and fellowship training in nephrology at Nassau University Medical Center, East Meadow, NY in 1974 and was a full time faculty member for fifteen years as well as Clinical Associate professor of Medicine at SUNY Stony Brook until 1998. While establishing dialysis facilities on Long Island, Dr. Asad served as medical director of the Davita dialysis clinic, senior attending nephrologist at Huntington hospital, chair of the quality assurance program, and advisor to the inpatient utilization review, writing treatment protocols, templates and effective patient care rounding tools.
Mark Israel, MD is a Professor of Pediatrics and of Genetics, and the Director of Dartmouth's Norris Cotton Cancer Center. An internationally distinguished cancer physician and translational scientist, he specializes in the molecular and cellular biology of brain tumors. Early in his career, Dr. Israel was recruited to the National Institutes of Health, where he rose to head the Molecular Biology Section in the Pediatric Branch of NCI. He then became the Kathleen M. Plant Distinguished Professor and Director of the Preuss Laboratory of Molecular Neurooncology at University of California, San Francisco. In 2001, he was recruited to Dartmouth to assume the leadership of Norris Cotton Cancer Center. He has authored more than 200 peer-reviewed papers and received the Farber Award for outstanding contributions to neuro-oncology. He serves on the Executive Committees of the Association of American Cancer Institutes and the Foundation for Advanced Education in the Sciences, as well as the Scientific Advisory Boards of several foundations and Cancer Centers, and serves on the editorial boards of several leading scientific journals. Dr. Israel was elected to the American Academy of Physicians in 2007.
Anna Orlova, PhD is Visiting Associate Professor at the Division of Health Sciences Informatics, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine (SOM) and Associate, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She is also a Clinical Associate Professor at the School of Public Health and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Dr. Orlova is a member of the Johns Hopkins SOM's Executive Committee for the National Library of Medicine's Training Program on Health Sciences Informatics and the NLM/Robert Woods Johnson Foundation Public Health Informatics program. She started her informatics career at the All-Union Institute of Scientific and Technical Information in Moscow, Russia where she led the development of large-scale information systems on industrial wastes. Her informatics interests are in the areas of the Electronic Health Record Systems (EHRS) applications for public health and health information technology standards.
W. "RP" Raghupathi, PhD, LLM is professor of information systems in the Schools of Business, and adjunct professor of law in Fordham Law School, Fordham University, New York. He is the Director of the Fordham Center for Digital Transformation and Academic Program Director for the M.S. in Business Analytics degree. He is co-editor for North America of the International Journal of Health Information Systems & Informatics (IJHISI) and has guest edited a special issue of Topics in Health Information Management (1999) and a special section on healthcare information systems for Communications of the ACM (1997). He was the founding editor of the International Journal of Computational Intelligence and Organizations and has served as an Ad Hoc Editorial Review Board Member, Journal of Systems Management of the Association for Systems Management. Prof. Raghupathi has published 38 journal articles, numerous conference proceedings, abstracts , book chapters, editorials and reviews focused on health information technology, translational medicine, health analytics, and public health.
Amnon Shvo, PhD, is Research Associate, Department of Information Systems, and University of Haifa. He specializes in health informatics and worked at IBM Research Lab in Haifa in years 2000-2014. Dr. Shvo co-founded and chaired the Medical Informatics Community in IBM Research and headed the IBM worldwide program on healthcare & life Sciences standards. He established and chairs two professional working groups: (1) the IMIA Working Group on Health Record Banking and (2) the EFMI Working Group on Translational Health Informatics. He has been leading key standardization activities: he established and co-chairs the HL7 Clinical Genomics Work Group and is a co-editor of the Clinical Document Architecture (CDA), Continuity of Care Document (CCD), the Family Health History (Pedigree) and the Genetic Testing Report (GTR) standards. Dr. Shvo specializes in longitudinal and cross-institutional Electronic Health Records and is a pioneer of the Independent Health Record Banks vision. He has written more than 60 papers in peer-reviewed books, journals and conferences, and has delivered more than 100 presentations in peer-reviewed conferences and in other venues.
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