Sajeesh Kumar PhD, has been named a 2022 Fellow of the American Medical Informatics Association, or AMIA. Dr. Kumar is an associate professor of Health Informatics in the College of Health Professions.
Dr. Kumar is among a class of professionals being recognized for applying informatics skills and knowledge toward the goals of enhanced personal and population health, improved organizational performance and learning, and individual empowerment in their health, care, and research. Dr. Kumar will be formally inducted at the AMIA 2022 Clinical Informatics Conference in May 2022.
FAMIA recognizes applied informatics professionals who directly impact and improve health care, biomedical research, public health, and personal health through the practice of informatics.
The recognition program was launched in May 2018. For nearly three decades, AMIA has led the recognition of individuals making sustained and high-impact contributions to the broad field of informatics through its partner organization, the American College of Medical Informatics. FAMIA provides a recognition program for professionals whose impact concerns the implementations and use of informatics and whose contributions are evident in the settings in which they work.