Huanmei Wu, chair of the Department of Health Services Administration and Policy and assistant dean for global engagement, has been awarded the designation of fellow of AMIA, the American Medical Informatics Association.
Despite the name, AMIA is an international organization. Its fellows program recognizes leadership in medical informatics, outstanding work in research, and engagement in professional services, as well as high impact in terms of student mentorship.
“It’s an honor to be selected as an AMIA fellow,” Wu says. “At CPH, our multidisciplinary approach allows us to promote health informatics within interprofessional training, research and practice. This recognition demonstrates that Temple’s impact in the area of health informatics is significant.”
In addition to her leadership roles within the college, Wu is also an active researcher. Her research covers scientific database design and utilization, big data analytics, health informatics, bioinformatics, and precision medicine. She holds a PhD in computer science with a focus on database management from Northeastern University.