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Vimla L. Patel
Appointments

Current

  • Senior Research Scientist and Director, Center for Cognitive Studies in Medicine and Public Health, The New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY
  • Professor of Biomedical Informatics, Department of Biomedical Informatics, Arizona State University
  • Adjunct Professor, Department of Biomedical Informatics, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY
  • Adjunct Professor of Public Health, Weill Cornell College of Medicine, Cornell University, New York, NY
  • Research Affiliate, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, AZ

Past

  • Adjunct Professor, Department of Biomedical Informatics, Ira Fulton School of Engineering, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ
  • Professor of Biomedical Informatics,School of Health Information Sciences, University of Texas, Houston. Texas
  • Director, Center for Cognitive Informatics and Decision Making, School of Health Information Sciences, University of Texas, Houston. Texas
  • Adjunct Professor, Department of Behavioral Science and Psychiatry, University of Texas Health Sconce Center, Houston
  • Professor and Vice-Chair, Department of Biomedical Informatics, Ira A. Fulton School of Engineering, Arizona State University, Phoenix, Arizona
  • Professor of Basic Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Arizona, Phoenix, Arizona
  • Director, Center for Decision Making and Cognition, Department of Biomedical Informatics, Ira A. Fulton School of Engineering, Arizona State University, Phoenix, Arizona
  • Director, Medical Education Research, College of Medicine, University of Arizona, Phoenix, Arizona
  • Professor and Chair (interim), Department of Biomedical Informatics, Ira A. Fulton School of Engineering, Arizona State University, Phoenix, Arizona
  • Professor, Department of Biomedical Informatics (DBMI), Columbia University (2000-2007)
  • Director, Laboratory of Decision Making and Cognition, DBMI, Columbia University (2000-2007)
  • Professor, Department of Psychiatry (Medical Psychology), Columbia University (2000-2007)
  • Adjunct Professor, Department of Human Development, Teacher's College (Psychology & Education), Columbia University (2003-2007)
  • Adjunct Professor, Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec., Canada (2003-2007)
  • Professor, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University. (1990-2000)
  • Director, Centre for Medical Education, Faculty of Medicine McGill University. (1994-2000)
  • Associate member, Department of Psychology, Faculty of Science, McGill University. (1993-2000)
  • Associate member, Department of Educational Psychology, Faculty of Education, McGill University. (1984-2000)
  • Medical scientist, Department of Medicine, Royal Victoria Hospital. (1984-2000)
  • Director, McGill Cognitive Science Centre, Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research, McGill University. (1993-1997)

Awards and Honors

  • Nominated for the Bharat Jyoti Award at the Conference Economic Growth & National Integration, New Delhi, India, 2013
  • Confidential Report Reviewer, Revisions to the Common Rule for the Protection of Human Subjects in Research in the Behavioral and Social Sciences, National Research Council, USA, 2013
  • Vice Chair, AMIA 2009 Scientific Program Committee, 2009
  • STAR Award, University of Texas System, University of Texas in Houston, 2009
  • Service Faculty of the Year Award, School of Computing and Informatics, Arizona State University. 2008
  • Member, Clinical Research Review Committee, The National Center for Research Resources (NCRR).2007-2009
  • Selected for Marquis Who's Who in the World. 2007
  • Elected Fellow, New York Academy of Medicine. 2004
  • Vice President (Member Service), International Medical Informatics Association Governing Board. 2003-2006
  • Outstanding Manuscript Award in Educational Methodology, Journal of Dental Education.2002
  • D.Sc. (honorary), University of Victoria, BC, Canada. 1998
  • Elected Member, Board of Governors, Cognitive Science Society. 1997
  • Elected Fellow, American College of Medical Informatics. 1996
  • Fellow, The Royal Society of Canada (elected by the Academy of Humanities and Social Sciences). 1996
  • Elected "Woman of Science" for the year 1994 (Sweden)

Professional-Academic Services (Selected)

  • Member, Executive Committee, Gulf Coast Consortia/Keck Center for Quantitative Biomedical Sciences, Rice University, 2011
  • Chair, AMIA Student Paper Advisory Committee (SPAC), 2010
  • Member, AMIA Awards Committee, 2010-2011
  • Member, the Institute of Medicine Committee (IOM) on Patient Safety and Health Information Technology, 2010-2011
  • Member, Research Misconduct Investigation Committee (Provost’s Office) UT Health, Houston, 2010-2011
  • Member, Medinfo2010 Student Paper Committee, 2010
  • Vice Chair, AMIA Program Committee. Washington D.C, 2009
  • Member, Clinical and Translation Science Award (CTSA) Peer Review Panel, NCRR, NIH, 2008-2011
  • Member, Clinical Research Review Committee, the National Center for Research Resources (NCRR), Bethesda, MD, 2007-2009
  • Chair, Search Committee for Faculty Recruitment, Department of Biomedical Informatics, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ, 2007-09
  • Co-Chair, Curriculum Committee, Department of Biomedical Informatics, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ, 2007-09
  • Member, International Adjudication Committee, International R1search Chairs Initiative (IRCI), Canada, 2007
  • Chair, Committee on Opportunities in Basic Research in the Behavioral and Social Sciences for the U.S Military, National Research Council, U.S.A, 2007
  • National Research Council, Committee on Opportunities in Basic Research in the Behavioral and Social Sciences for the U.S. Military, 2006
  • The Center for Decision Sciences ISERP Columbia University, Member, Board of Directors NY. 2001-2006
  • National Science Foundation, Member of Site Visit Team, Centers of Bio-Engineering Education, 1999-2006
  • National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH): Member of Scientific Review Committees 2004-2006
  • National Library of Medicine (NIH): Member of Scientific Review Committees 2004-2006
  • National Science Foundation, Committee on Bio-engineering Training and Education program, 1999-2002
  • Medical Research Council Canada, Committee for Selection of Canadian Chairs of Scientific Excellence, 1999
  • International Medical Informatics Association, Medinfo2001, London, U.K. Chair, Editorial Committee, 1999
  • National Research Council, Member of Roundtable on Work, Learning and Assessment, Commission on Behavioral Science and Education 1997
  • Chair, Scientific Review Committee, HEALNet, a National Center of Excellence, Canada. 1996
  • National Research Council, Member of advisory team on "Marshaling Technology for Development" to The World Bank, Irvine, CA, 1994



 
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