Greenes will receive top award in Biomedical Informatics field

<p>Robert Greenes, chair of the Department of Biomedical Informatics, has been selected to receive one of the highest honors in the field of biomedical informatics.</p><separator></separator><p>He will be presented the Morris F. Collen Award by the American College of Medical Informatics during the American Medical Informatics Association&rsquo;s annual symposium in November in Washington, D.C. The award recognizes lifetime achievement and significant contributions to biomedical informatics.&nbsp;</p><separator></separator><p>Greenes will be the second member of the department to earn the Collen Award. It was given in 2006 to Ted Shortliffe, a professor in the biomedical informatics program and dean of University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix in Partnership with Arizona State University.</p><separator></separator><p>Greenes came to lead the new department at ASU in 2007, after almost four decades at Harvard University.</p><separator></separator><p>He was a professor of radiology at Harvard Medical School and Distinguished Chair in Biomedical Informatics at Harvard-affiliated Brigham and Women&rsquo;s Hospital, where he also has been a professor of health policy and management at the Harvard School of Public Health.</p><separator></separator><p>Greenes&rsquo; has an M.D. degree as well as a Ph.D. in applied mathematics and computer science, both from Harvard. He is a certified in diagnostic radiology and did his residency in the field at Massachusetts General Hospital.&nbsp;<br /> He also has been a radiologist at Brigham and Women&rsquo;s Hospital.</p><separator></separator><p>He is a fellow of the American College of Medical Informatics as well as its past president, a fellow of the American College of Radiology and a member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences. He serves on the editorial boards of several medical information and management journals.</p><separator></separator><p>&ldquo;It&rsquo;s a honor to have someone of Bob Greenes&rsquo; high stature at the helm of our biomedical informatics department,&rdquo; says Sethuraman Panchanathan, director of the School of Computing and Informatics. &ldquo;He richly deserves this recognition that essentially puts him in the informatics hall of fame.&rdquo;</p><separator></separator><p>Description of Award:<br /> <a href="">…;