Dr. Ed Hammond, Director of the Duke Center for Health Informatics, was recently awarded an Honorary Fellowship from the International Medical Informatics Association (IMIA) for his contributions to international health and medical informatics and support to IMIA.
The IMIA Honorary Fellowship is awarded to individuals who have demonstrated exceptional merit in furthering the aims and interests of IMIA.
A formal award presentation is planned at the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) 2011 Annual Symposium being held in Washington, DC in October.
The International Medical Informatics Association (IMIA) is the world body for health and biomedical informatics. As an ‘association of associations’, IMIA acts as a bridging organisation, bringing together the constituent organisations and their members. IMIA provides leadership and expertise to the multidisciplinary, health focused community and to policy makers, to enable the transformation of healthcare in accord with the world-wide vision of improving the health of the world population.
For more information http://www.imia-medinfo.org/new2/node/1