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Education and Training
BSN Arizona State University
MS University of California, San Francisco
PhD University of California, San Francisco

Suzanne Bakken, PhD, RN, FAAN, FACMI
Alumni Professor of the School of Nursing and Professor of Biomedical Informatics
Director, Center for Evidence-based Practice in the Underserved
Alumni Professor of Nursing and Professor of Biomedical Informatics

Research/Clinical Interests
HIV/AIDS, chronic disease
Clinical decision support, health disparities, informatics interventions for patient self-management, health literacy, data and information visualizations, community engagement

Selected Publications
Johnson SB, Bakken S, Dine D, Hyun S, Mendonca E, Morrison F, Bright T, Van Vleck T, Wrenn J, Stetson P. An electronic health record based on structured narrative. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association 2008;15:54-64.
Bakken S, Currie LM, Lee N-J, Roberts WD, Collins SA, Cimino JJ. Integrating Evidence into Clinical Information Systems for Nursing Decision Support. International Journal of Medical Informatics (in press).
Lee N-J, Bakken S. Development of a prototype personal digital assistant-decision support system for the management of adult obesity. International Journal of Medical Informatics 2007;76Suppl2:S281-92.
Ruland CM, Bakken S, Røislien J. Reliability and validity issues related to interactive tailored patient assessments: a case study. J Med Internet Res. 2007 Aug 1;9(3):e22.
Lai T-Y, Larson EL, Rockoff ML, Bakken S. User Acceptance of HIV TIDES - Tailored Interventions for Management of Depressive Symptoms in Persons Living with HIV/AIDS. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association e-pub 2007 December 20.
Bakken, S. Informatics for patient safety: A nursing research perspective. Annual Review of Nursing Research 2006;24:219-254.
Bakken, S., Grullon-Figueroa, L. Izquierdo, R., Lee, N-J., Morin, P., Palmas, W., Teresi, J., Weinstock, R.S., Shea, S., Starren, J. for the IDEATel Consortium. Development, validation, and use of English and Spanish Versions of the Telemedicine Satisfaction and Usefulness Questionnaire. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association 2006; 13(6):660-7.
Cimino JJ, Bakken S. Personal digital educators. New England Journal of Medicine 2005; 351(9):860-862.
Dykes PC, Acevedo K, Boldrighini J, Boucher C, Frumento K, Gray P, Hall D, Smith L, Swallow A, Yarkoni A, Bakken S. Clinical practice guideline adherence before and after implementation of the HEARTFELT (HEART Failure Effectiveness & Leadership Team) intervention. Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing 2005;20(5):306-314
Bakken S, Hyun S, Friedman C, Johnson S. ISO Reference Terminology Models for Nursing: Applicability for natural language processing. International Journal of Biomedical Informatics 2005;74(7-8):615-622.
Honors & Awards
2008 Helen Nahm Lecture Award, University of California, San Francisco, School of Nursing
2007 UCSF School of Nursing Centennial Wall of Fame
2006 21st Century Achievement Award for Education and Academia, Computerworld Honors Program
2006 Institute of Medicine
2004 Presidential Teaching Award, Columbia University
2004 Fellow, New York Academy of Medicine
1997 Fellow, American College of Medical Informatics
1995 Fellow, American Academy of Nursing

2007-11 National Institute of Nursing Research, NSAA, regular scientific review panel member
2007 IOM, Committee on Review of the Adoption and Implementation of Health IT Standards by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technol
2002-03 IOM, Committee on Data Standards for Patient Safety
2001-present Editorial Board, Journal of Biomedical Informatics
2001 Scientific Program Chair, American Medical Informatics Association
1998-present Member, Clinical LOINC Committee
1998-2002 American Nurses Association Representative to Health Level 7
1997-2002, 2008-10 Editorial Board, Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association
1997-2002 SNOMED International, Editorial Board Consultant and Chair, Convergent Terminology Group for Nursing

Professional Memberships
2006-present Council on Advancement of Nursing Science
2006-present Institute of Medicine
2004-present New York Academy of Medicine
1997-present American College of Medical Informatics
1995-present American Academy of Nursing
1992-present American Medical Informatics Association
1989-present Sigma Theta Tau
1980-present American Nurses Association - California

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