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Shyam Visweswaran was inducted as a fellow of the American College of Medical Informatics

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Shyam Visweswaran, professor of biomedical informatics and vice chair of clinical informatics in the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, has been named a fellow of the American College of Medical Informatics (ACMI).

The director of Pitt’s Center for Clinical Artificial Intelligence is among 23 new fellows, who are elected by the college’s 473-member body.

“The FACMI designation is one of distinction and pride,” said ACMI President Kevin B. Johnson. “They represent excellence from academia, government and industry and are the best and brightest stars in our field demonstrating thought leadership, stellar experience and established scholarship. Together their important contributions to biomedicine and healthcare inform, educate and inspire the informatics community to improve human health.”

Visweswaran is a recognized leader in artificial intelligence research, according to ACMI, and was recognized for his work establishing a research data warehouse in Pittsburgh and serving as principal investigator for All of Us Pennsylvania and the ENACT network.