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Peter L. Elkin

Peter L. Elkin Peter L. Elkin Professor Department of Biomedical Informatics, University at Buffalo USA

Dr. Elkin serves as Professor and Chair of the UB Department of Biomedical Informatics. He is also the Vice Chairman for Quality and Patient Safety and Professor of Internal Medicine at the University at Buffalo. Dr. Peter L. Elkin has served as a tenured Professor of Medicine at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. In this capacity he was the Center Director of Biomedical Informatics, Vice-Chairman of the Department of Internal Medicine and the Vice-President of Mount Sinai hospital for Biomedical and Translational Informatics. Prior to Mount Sinai Dr. Elkin was a Professor at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. Dr. Elkin has published over 170 peer reviewed publications. He received his Bachelors of Science from Union College and his M.D. from New York Medical College. He did his Internal Medicine residency at the Lahey Clinic and his NIH/NLM sponsored fellowship in Medical Informatics at Harvard Medical School and the Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Elkin has been working in Biomedical Informatics since 1981 and has been actively researching health big data science since 1987. He is the primary author of the American National Standards Institute’s (ANSI) national standard on Quality Indicators for Controlled Health Vocabularies ASTM E2087, which has also been approved by ISO TC 215 as a Technical Specification (TS17117). He has chaired Health and Human Service’s HITSP Technical Committee on Population Health. Dr. Elkin served as the co-chair of the AHIC Transition Planning Group. Dr. Elkin is a Master of the American College of Physicians and a Fellow of the American College of Medical Informatics and a Fellow of the New York Academy of Medicine. Dr. Elkin was the founding chair of the International Medical Informatics Associations Working Group on Human Factors Engineering for Health Informatics. Dr. Elkin is the Editor of the Springer Informatics Textbook, Terminology and Terminological Systems. He was awarded the Mayo Department of Medicine’s Laureate Award for 2005. Dr. Elkin is the index recipient of the Homer R. Warner award for outstanding contribution to the field of Medical Informatics. Dr. Elkin is the Informatics lead on the University at Buffalo CTSA award.

Research Interest

Controlled Health Vocabularies, Information Retrieval, Human Factors Engineering, Clinical Decision Support Systems (Expert Systems), Electronic Medical Records, Standards in Medical Nomenclature, Voice Recognition technology and the application of voice technology to medicine, Electronic Quality Monitoring, Biosurveillance, Ontologies, Natural Language Processing


Completing the Metabolome
Peter L. Elkin, Mark S. Tuttle1 and Steven H. Brown
Editorial: Metabolomics 2012, 2:e115
DOI: 10.4172/2153-0769.1000e115
Bioprospecting the Bibleome: Adding Evidence to Support the Inflammatory Basis of Cancer
Peter L. Elkin, Andrew Frankel, Ester H. Liebow-Liebling, Jared R. Elkin, Mark S. Tuttle and Steven H. Brown
Research Article: Metabolomics 2012, 2:112
DOI: 10.4172/2153-0769.1000112
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