The University of Utah’s Department of Biomedical Informatics presents its annual Reed M. Gardner Lecture by Donald A. B. Lindberg, M.D., who is the current Director of the National Library of Medicine in Washington, D.C. He will speak on”Unsolved Problems in Medical Informatics” at the Eccles Institute of Human Genetics Auditorium. Here are the details:
- When: Thursday, March 22, 2012
- Meet ‘n’ Greet Reception: 3:30 p.m.
- Lecture: 4:15 p.m.
- Where: Eccles Institute of Human Genetics Auditorium (15 N 2030 E, Salt Lake City, UT)
- To view online, read a brief bio of Dr. Lindberg, or for more information, visit the event page on the BMI website.
Dr. Lindberg is a scientist who has pioneered applying computer technology to health care beginning in 1960 at the University of Missouri. In 1984 Lindberg was appointed Director of the National Library of Medicine, the world’s largest biomedical library. From 1992-1995 he served in a concurrent position as founding Director of the National Coordination Office for High Performance Computing and Communications (HPCC) in the Office of Science and Technology Policy, Executive Office of the President.