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Presentation of the 2009 Morris F Collen Award to Betsy L Humphreys, with remarks from the recipient.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20595319     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The American College of Medical Informatics is an honorary society established to recognize those who have made sustained contributions to the field. Its highest award, for lifetime achievement and contributions to the discipline of medical informatics, is the Morris F Collen Award. Dr Collen's own efforts as a pioneer in the field stand out as the embodiment of creativity, intellectual rigor, perseverance, and personal integrity. The Collen Award, given once a year, honors an individual whose attainments have, throughout a whole career, substantially advanced the science and art of biomedical informatics. In 2009, the college was proud to present the Collen Award to Betsy Humphreys, MLS, deputy director of the National Library of Medicine. Ms Humphreys has dedicated her career to enabling more effective integration and exchange of electronic information. Her work has involved new knowledge sources and innovative strategies for advancing health data standards to accomplish these goals. Ms Humphreys becomes the first librarian to receive the Collen Award. Dr Collen, on the occasion of his 96th birthday, personally presented the award to Ms Humphreys.
Donald Ellison; Betsy L Humphreys; Joyce Mitchell
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Biography; Historical Article; Journal Article; Portraits; Research Support, N.I.H., Intramural    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA     Volume:  17     ISSN:  1527-974X     ISO Abbreviation:  J Am Med Inform Assoc     Publication Date:    2010 Jul-Aug
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-07-02     Completed Date:  2010-10-21     Revised Date:  2013-05-29    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9430800     Medline TA:  J Am Med Inform Assoc     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  481-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Lister Hill National Center for Biomedical Communications, National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20894, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Awards and Prizes*
Electronic Health Records / history*
History, 20th Century
History, 21st Century
Library Science / history*
Medical Informatics / history*
National Library of Medicine (U.S.) / history
Unified Medical Language System / history*
United States
Personal Name Subject
Personal Name Subject:
Betsy Lamson Humphreys

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