Dana Crawford, professor in the Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, was named a fellow in the American College of Medical Informatics, a college of elected fellows who have made significant and sustained contributions to the field of biomedical informatics.
Dana Crawford’s major contribution to biomedical informatics is the development and application of phenome-wide association studies. She has a track record of contributions to the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) and commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion with, among other things, numerous mentees from underrepresented backgrounds.
The American Medical Informatics Association was formed in 1989 when the American Association for Medical Systems and Informatics and the Symposium on Computer Applications in Medical Care merged. The college now exists as an elected body of fellows within AMIA.