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NEW COLLEGES FORMED A plan to reorganize the College of Integrated Science and Technology into two colleges took effect July 1, 2012. The new colleges are the College of Health and Behavioral Studies and the College of Integrated Science and Engineering.

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Guest Speaker: Biomedical and Health Informatics

Posted: March 31, 2008

Title: “The present and future of Biomedical and Health Informatics: AMIA's initiatives.” 
Date and Time: Thursday, April 3, 2008 at 5:30 p.m.
Location: HHS 1302
Our Speaker: Dr. Don Detmer, President & CEO of the American Medical Informatics Association

Don E. Detmer, MD, MA, is President and Chief Executive Officer, American Medical Informatics Association.  He is also Professor of Medical Education in the Department of Public Health Sciences at the University of Virginia, and Visiting Professor at CHIME, University College of London. In addition to co-chairing the Blue Ridge Academic Health Group, he chairs the board of MedBiquitous, an educational standard setting organization. He sits on the AHIC Security and Confidentiality Subcommittee and Clinical Decision ad hoc work group in US Department of Health and Human Services and the Governor’s Health Information Technology Council of Virginia. Dr. Detmer is past chairman of the Board on Health Care Services of the IOM, the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics, and the Board of Regents of the National Library of Medicine. He was a Commissioner on the President’s recent Commission on Systemic Interoperability.  He chaired the 1991 IOM study, “The Computer-based Patient Record” and co-edited the 1997 version of the same report.  He was a member of the committee that developed the IOM Reports, ‘To Error is Human’ and “Crossing the Quality Chasm.”