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Drs. Del Fiol and Weir receive Best Paper Award at HISB 2012


Guilherme Del Fiol

Dr. Del Fiol

Charlene Weir

Dr. Weir

Congratulations to Drs. Guilherme Del Fiol and Charlene Weir, et al. who received a Best Paper Award at the Second IEEE Conference on Healthcare Informatics, Imaging, and Systems Biology (HISB).  The conference was held at UCSD, La Jolla, California, from September 27-28, 2012.  The most innovative ideas were invited for journal publication in JAMIA.  Drs. Del Fiol and Weir are co-authors of the study.  Other co-authors are collaborators from Mayo Clinic, UNC Chapel Hill, and the NLM. The awarded work is part of a larger, ongoing collaboration among researchers at these institutions.

Reference:   Jonnalagadda S, Del Fiol G, Medlin R, Weir C, Fiszman M, Mostafa J, Liu H. Automatically Extracting Sentences from Medline Citations to Support Clinicians’ Information Needs. J Am Med Inf Assoc. 2012; [In Press].