Advancing Health Equity Through Informatics Research and Training: Researcher, Educator, and Editor Perspectives

January 28, 2021 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Presenter: Suzanne Bakken, PhD, RN, FAAN, FACMI, FIAHSI
Alumni Professor of Nursing and Professor of Biomedical Informatics, Columbia University, Editor-in-Chief
Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association

Moderator: Alison Cuellar, PhD
Professor and Director, CHPRE, Department of Health Administration and Policy, George Mason University


BIO: Suzanne Bakken, PhD, RN, FAAN, FACMI, FIAHSI, is the Alumni Professor of Nursing and Professor of Biomedical Informatics at Columbia University. Following her doctorate in Nursing at the University of California, San Francisco, she completed a post-doctoral fellowship in Medical Informatics at Stanford University. Her program of research has focused on the intersection of informatics and health equity for more than 30 years and has been funded by AHRQ, NCI, NIMH, NINR, and NLM. Dr. Bakken’s program of research has resulted in > 300 peer-reviewed papers. At Columbia Nursing, she leads the NINR-funded Precision in Symptom Self-Management (PriSSM) Center and Reducing Health Disparities Through Informatics (RHeaDI) Pre- and Post-doctoral Training Program. She also serves as co-lead of Columbia’s FHIR Lab.