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Pathways to Cures:
Translational Science Research Day

Friday, May 4, 2018
The Cove at UCI Applied Innovation


We are pleased to announce our 2018 Keynote Speaker,

Edward Shortliffe, MD, PhD

EHRs, Informatics, and Their Role in the
Evolution of Clinical Translational Science

Edward H. Shortliffe is Professor of Biomedical Informatics and Senior Advisor to the Dean in the College of Health Solutions at Arizona State University (2012-present). He is also Adjunct Professor of Biomedical Informatics at Columbia and Adjunct Professor of Health Policy and Research at Weill Cornell. Previously he served from as President and Chief Executive Officer of the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA). He has also held academic positions at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston, Columbia P&S, and Stanford University School of Medicine. He was the founding dean of the Phoenix campus of the University of Arizona’s College of Medicine (2007-2008). At Stanford University he obtained a Ph.D. in Medical Information Sciences in 1975 and an M.D. in 1976.

Dr. Shortliffe is an elected member of the National Academy of Medicine, the American Society for Clinical Investigation, and the Association of American Physicians. He has also been elected to fellowship in the American College of Medical Informatics and the Association for Advancement of Artificial Intelligence. He is a Master of the American College of Physicians and was a member of that organization’s Board of Regents. Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Biomedical Informatics (Elsevier) and Co-Editor of the textbook Biomedical Informatics: Computer Applications in Health Care and Biomedicine (Springer), he received the Grace Murray Hopper Award of the Association for Computing Machinery in 1976 and the Morris F. Collen Award of the American College of Medical Informatics in 2006. From 1981-86, Dr. Shortliffe was a Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation Faculty Scholar in General Internal Medicine.

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Irvine CA 92617

  Institute for Clinical and Translational Science
843 Health Sciences Road
Irvine, CA 92697