Dr. James Cimino, MD, has vast experience in clinical informatics as the inaugural director of the Informatics Institute at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and previously as a professor of Biomedical Informatics and Medicine at Columbia University, followed by his role as the Chief of the Laboratory for Informatics Development and a Tenured Investigator at the NIH Clinical Center and the National Library of Medicine. He has conducted research in clinical informatics and clinical information systems, and taught medical informatics and medicine. Dr. Cimino has developed a set of desiderata, a term that describes the desirable characteristics of high-quality controlled terminologies. He has also developed a form of context-aware clinical decision support called “infobuttons,” as well as supported the development of mobile and web-based clinical information systems for clinicians and patients.
James Cimino, MD
CDSiC Steering Committee
Informatics Institute at the University of Alabama at Birmingham