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  • MBL/NLM Biomedical Informatics Fellowship. Course Fellow - Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA. Sponsored by the National Library of Medicine. Certificate, Fall Course, 2010. ( 9/2010 )
    Directors: James Cimino, National Institutes of Health; and Joyce Mitchell, University of Utah Principal Investigator: Cathy Norton, Marine Biological Laboratory This course was designed to familiarize individuals with the application of information science and computer technologies in health care, biomedical research, and health professions education.   Information from course description:
    • Through a combination of lectures and hands-on computer exercises, participants will be introduced to the conceptual and technical components of medical informatics.
    • The conceptual components will include principles of database design, human-computer interfaces, medical vocabularies and coding systems, medical decision analysis methods, evaluation methods in medical informatics, and strategies for designing and managing clinical information systems.
    • The technical components include use of the Internet for biomedical applications, current and emerging wide area network technologies, use of literature and molecular sequence databases, enterprise-wide clinical data systems, and systems for telemedicine.