U. Professor Wins Medical Award

U. Professor Wins Medical Award

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- A professor at the University of Utah's School of Medicine has been honored nationally for his research that helped define the field of medical informatics.

Reed M. Gardner received the Morris F. Collen Award for Excellence for 2005 from the American Medical Informatics Association College of Informatics.

Gardner's one of the developers and evaluators of the medical exert system H-E-L-P (Health Evaluation through Logical Processing) at L-D-S Hospital. He's also written or co-written more than 350 articles in the field of medical informatics and bioengineering.

The University of Utah is the only place in the country that has had two faculty members receive the award. Doctor Homer Warner, a professor emeritus, has also received the award.

(Copyright 2005 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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