Sponsor:  Family and Friends for Dr. Bruce A. Houtchens

Presentation includes:  A gift and $2,000

The award recognizes the graduating student with the best expression of original ideas and research efforts in the application of computer, communication or information technology to health care.

Nomination and Selection Process:

The award’s recipient is the winner of the paper competition based on the criteria noted above.

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History:

This award is named in memory of Bruce A. Houtchens, M.D., a surgeon, physicist, mathematician, and aeronautical and astronautical engineer. His main interests included trauma surgery/critical care, space medicine, and clinical application of telemedicine and medical informatics. The award was established to open new horizons of medical technology, and to seek better ways of integrating medical technology into medical education and clinical practice.

The Bruce A. Houtchens, M.D., Award in Medical Informatics and Telemendice is presented to the student who won the paper competition for the best expression of original ideas and research efforts in the application of computer, communication or information technology to health care.

Past Recipients:

2021 Janette Vazquez
2016 David E. Jones
2015 Chad M. Hodge
2014 Jason R. Jacobs
2013 Julien C. Thibault
2012 Sharanya Raghunath
2011 T. Elizabeth Workman
2010 Stephen Piccolo
2009 Gerald Bryce Christensen
2008 Guilherme Del Fiol
2007 Shannon Sims
2006 Jau-Huei Lin
2005 Christopher G. Maloney
2004 Nancy C. Nelson
2003 David P. Taylor
2002 Marcelo Fiszman
2001 Thomas Alan Oniki
2000 Charles J. Mullett
1999 Gregory A. Patton
1998 Robert Patterson
1997 Joseph D. Dalto