Booth 150Associate Professor
Associate CMIO, UAB Health System

Research and Clinical Interests
Clinical informatics & Data


Dr. Booth attended medical school at the University of Texas at Houston and completed a residency in Emergency Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Dr. Booth subsequently completed a fellowship in Informatics at UAB, as well as a Master of Science in Health Informatics.

Dr. Booth's administrative experience includes serving for several years as the Medical Director of MET (Medical Emergency Team) for UAB Hospital. He also served for years as the Assistant Medical Director for the emergency department as well as serving as the emergency department's Medical and Quality Officer (MQO).

Dr. Booth's informatics experience includes serving for years as the Informatics Officer for the emergency department and he currently serves as the Associate Chief Medical Information Officer for the UAB Health System.


Emergency Medicine
Clinical Informatics

Selected Publications

Nguyen SQ, Mwakalindile E, Booth JS, Hogan V, Morgan J et al. (2014) Automated electronic medical record sepsis detection in the emergency department. PeerJ 2:e343

Booth J, Shirk A, Edwards A. Pediatric Resuscitation. Medscape Reference. Updated February 06, 2014. Available at:

Barlotta K, Booth J. “Evaluation of Acute Chest Pain: An Update on Potential Future Options”. Emergency Medicine Reports. 34.8 (2013): 209.

Barlotta K, Booth J. “Newer Hypoglycemic Agents”. Critical Decisions in Emergency Medicine 26.14 (2012): 10-17.

Barlotta K, Booth J, Edwards A. “Arterial Closure Devices.” Medscape Reference Article. (2013):

Booth J, Edwards A. “Four-Point Restraints.” Medscape Reference Article. (2011):

Booth J, Matin S, et al. Contemporary Strategies for Treating Synchronous Bilateral Renal Tumors and the Impact of Minimally Invasive, Nephron-Sparing Techniques. Urologic Oncology: Seminars and Original Investigations, 2008; 26:37-42.


Medical School
University of Texas at Houston

University of Alabama at Birmingham

MSHI, University of Alabama at Birmingham


Office Location
KB 321