Clinfowiki:About

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Editor: Vishnu Mohan MD MBI is a clinician-educator and clinical informatician, and Assistant Professor of Medical Informatics, Medicine,and Management at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, Oregon. He is board certified in clinical informatics and internal medicine, and is interested in how clinicians make decisions with the assistance of (or despite) technology, and how these decisions can influence patient safety. He is program director of OHSUs clinical informatics subspecialty fellowship.


Associate Editor: Neal D. Goldstein PhD MBI holds a master's degree in biomedical informatics from Oregon Health and Science University (Portland, OR), and a doctoral degree in Epidemiology from Drexel University (Philadelphia, PA). Neal's research spans several disciplines including vaccine-preventable infectious diseases, maternal and child health, as well as advanced epidemiological modeling methods. He also possesses a background in biomedical informatics with detailed knowledge of hardware and software in the healthcare domain. Most recently, he focuses on translational epidemiology, or moving from knowledge generation to application and advocacy.


Founder: Clinfowiki was created on 27 July 2005 by Dean F. Sittig PhD, Professor in the School of Biomedical Informatics at the University of Texas, Health Sciences Center at Houston. Dean's goal for this resource was "to provide clinical informaticians around the world a place to document and discuss many of the most important lessons they have learned in their day to day activities." Prior to moving to Houston, Dean was faculty at DMICE in Portland, Oregon.


About DMICE: The Department of Medical Informatics & Clinical Epidemiology (DMICE) is one of 27 academic departments in the School of Medicine at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU). The mission of DMICE is to provide leadership, discovery and dissemination of knowledge in clinical informatics, clinical epidemiology, and bioinformatics / computational biology. This mission is fulfilled through programs of research, education, and service.


About OHSU: Oregon Health & Science University is the state’s only academic health center. It provides an extensive and comprehensive array of services from providing the state’s most comprehensive health care, to educating the next generation of clinicians and biomedical researchers, to achieving breakthroughs and innovations in medical research.