Brochhausen to serve on two AMIA committees

Photo of Matthias Brochhausen, Ph.D.Mathias Brochhausen, Ph.D., was selected to serve on two committees of the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) for the 2020-21 term.

Brochhausen, an associate professor of biomedical informatics in the department and associate director of education, will serve on AMIA’s awards committee and ethics committee.

AMIA’s awards committee selects and coordinates the awards presented at AMIA meetings including the Student Paper Award Competition and working group awards.

AMIA’s ethics committee reviews policies and procedures of AMIA programs to ensure that high ethical standards are maintained. The committee recommends policies about conflicts of interest and types of conduct that should be discouraged, as well as procedures for discipline, if needed.

“It is a great honor to be called to serve on these two committees and to contribute my experience based on my career and the fruitful interactions with my colleagues here at UF,” Brochhausen said. “I am looking forward to collaborating with other medical informatics professionals on these committees and shaping our professional society.”