W. Ed Hammond, PhD, FACMI

Fuqua School of Business, Duke University
Durham NCUSA

Biographical Sketch:
W. Ed Hammond is Director, Duke Center for Health Informatics. He is Professor, Department of Community and Family Medicine; Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Pratt School of Engineering; and Adjunct Professor in the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University. He is a Past President of the American Medical Informatics Association. He has served three times as Chair of Health Level 7, and he is Co-chair of the Advisory Council. He was Chair of the Data Standards Working Group of the Connecting for Health Public-Private Consortium. Dr. Hammond was a member of the IOM Committee on Patient Safety Data Standards and a member of the Panel for the evaluation of ONC. He served as President of the American College of Medical Informatics and as Chair of the Computer-based Patient Record Institute. He served as the Convenor of ISO Technical Committee 215, Working Group 2 for 6 years and is currently ISO TC 215ís Ambassador to Developing Countries. He is chair of the ISO/CEN/HL7/CDISC/IHTSDO Joint Initiative Council. He is a founding fellow of ACMI and a founding fellow of AIMBE. Dr. Hammond was awarded the Paul Ellwood Lifetime Achievement Award in 2003 and the ACMI Morris F. Collen Award of Excellence in November 2003. He has published over 350 technical articles.