Component Authors

Assigned Institution

Columbia University, New York, NY

Team Lead

David Vawdrey, PhD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Biomedical Informatics in the Department of Biomedical Informatics at Columbia University Medical Center.

Dr. Vawdrey has extensive experience designing, implementing and evaluating health information technology applications, including custom applications within Eclipsys Sunrise Acute Care (the electronic health record used by New York-Presbyterian Hospital) for patient handoff, electronic documentation support, and data integration; a parent-centered Web application for managing children's immunization records and a central repository of immunization data at the hospital level; systems for electronic medication management; and an ongoing evaluation of New York-Presbyterian Hospital’s transition to electronic documentation of provider notes. 

Primary Contributing Authors

Bob Sideli, MD

Chief Information Officer and an Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Biomedical Informatics, Columbia University and Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center 

Sarah Collins, RN, PhD

Content Specialist, Department of Biomedical Informatics, Columbia University

Lecture Narration

Joel Richards

Sound Engineer

Acacia Graddy-Gamel

Columbia University, New York, NY

Team Members

Syncia Sabain, EdD

Project Manager, Columbia University

Elizabeth Oliver, BCC

Content Specialist, Bronx Community College

Madhabi Chatterji, PhD

Curriculum Developer, Teachers College, Columbia University 

John Allegrante, PhD

Curriculum Developer, Teachers College, Columbia University 

John Zimmerman, DDS

Instructional Designer, Columbia University

Cindy Smalletz, MA

Instructional Designer, Columbia University

Lynda Carlson, PhD

Content Specialist, Borough of Manhattan Community College

Michael Buck, PhD

Content Specialist, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (NYCDHMH) 


Careers in Health Informatics

Dr Chris Paton

This e-Seminar will cover how to develop your career in Health Informatics.


The seminar is hosted by Dr Chris Paton, a digital health researcher at Oxford University and Editor of the Health Informatics Forum. He is a Fellow of the Australasian College of Health Informatics and the UK Faculty of Clinical Informatics and worked as a medical doctor in the NHS and New Zealand before specialising in Clinical Informatics research at Oxford University. Dr Paton is Associate Editor for Sage Digital Health and BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making journals.

Tuesday 11th December 2018

7-8pm GMT, 2-3pm EST