Joyce Mitchell

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Name: Joyce A. Mitchell, Ph.D.

Elected ACMI Fellow: 1989. President ACMI 2008-2010


Degrees: B.A. Mathematics, Biology Stephens College, (Summa Cum laude), 1972 Ph.D., Population Genetics, University of Wisconsin 1976

Current Position: Executive Committee, ACM; Associate Vice President, Health Sciences Information Technology, University of Utah; Professor and Chair, Department of Biomedical Informatics, University of Utah; Adjunct Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah; Adjunct Professor, School of Nursing University of Utah; Director, Biomedical Informatics Core for the Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences (CCTS)

Current email:

Professional Affiliations:

Professional Activities: Board of Regents of the National Library of Medicine (NLM), and will serve on the Council of Councils for the National Institute of Health (NIH) from 2012-2016

Honors and Awards:

Other Works: Developed the Genetics Home Reference at the NLM to bridge the genomics research results with consumer health interests in genetic diseases.

Other Information:

Curriculum Vitae: University of Utah CV

Selected Publications:

Efficiency of CYP2C9 genetic test representation for automated
pharmacogenetic decision support. Methods of Information in Medicine,

Evaluating the informatics for integrating biology and the bedside
system for clinical research.  BMC Medical Research Methodology, 2009

How well does family history predict who will get colorectal cancer?
Implications for cancer screening and counseling. Genetics In
Medicine, 2011

Using information prescriptions to refer patients with metabolic
conditions to the Genetics Home Reference website.  Medical Library
Association. Journal, 2011

Architecture of a federated query engine for heterogeneous
resources. AMIA Annual Symposium. Proceedings, 2009

International efforts in nanoinformatics research applied to
nanomedicine. Methods of Information in Medicine, 2011

Developing a Semantic Framework for Clinical and Translational
Research Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association:

Computational Feature of Selection and Classification of RET
Phenotypic Severity. Journal of Data Mining in Genomics & Proteomics

Utility of gene-specific algorithms for predicting pathogenicity of uncertain gene variants
David K Crockett, Elaine Lyon, Marc S Williams, Scott P Narus, Julio C Facelli, Joyce A Mitchell
J Am Med Inform Assoc amiajnl-2011-000309Published Online First: 28 October 2011 doi:10.1136/amiajnl-2011-000309

The Columbia Registry of Information and Utilization Management Trials
E Andrew Balas, Marcia G Stockham, Joyce A Mitchell, Suzanne M Austin, David A West, Bernard G Ewigman
J Am Med Inform Assoc 1995;2:307-315 doi:10.1136/jamia.1995.96073833

Application of Information Technology: Design of Genetics Home Reference: A New NLM Consumer Health Resource
Joyce A Mitchell, Jane Fun, Alexa T McCray
J Am Med Inform Assoc 2004;11:439-447 doi:10.1197/jamia.M1549

Model Formulation: Virtual Shelves in a Digital Library: A Framework for Access to Networked Information Sources
Timothy B Patrick, Gordon K Springer, Joyce A Mitchell, Mary Ellen Sievert
J Am Med Inform Assoc 1995;2:383-390 doi:10.1136/jamia.1995.96157831

Effectiveness of Topic-specific Infobuttons: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Guilherme Del Fiol, Peter J Haug, James J Cimino, Scott P Narus, Chuck Norlin, Joyce A Mitchell
J Am Med Inform Assoc 2008;15:752-759 doi:10.1197/jamia.M2725

An Expert System for Performance-based Direct Delivery of Published Clinical evidence
E Andrew Balas, Zong Rong Li, Donald C Spencer, Farah Jaffrey, Edward Brent, Joyce A Mitchell
J Am Med Inform Assoc 1996;3:56-65 doi:10.1136/jamia.1996.96342649


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University of Utah biography

IE Masterclass biography

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