Berner, Eta S., EdD
Professor, Health Informatics Program
University of Alabama at Birmingham
590J SHP
1720 2nd Avenue South

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(205) 975-8219
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Eta S. Berner, Ed.D.  teaches in the Master of Science in Health Informatics Program and is Director of the UAB Center for Health Informatics for Patient Safety/Quality. Her current research activities include evaluation of health informatics and health services interventions. Dr. Berner is a Fellow of both the American College of Medical Informatics and the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society.

She has published articles in leading journals including the New England Journal of Medicine, Academic Medicine and the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association. She is the editor of a book entitled Informatics Education in Healthcare: Lessons Learned as well as the book Clinical Decision Support Systems: Theory and Practice, now in its third edition.  Dr. Berner has served on several national external advisory committees related to Clinical Decision Support, has been a World Health Organization consultant, has served in leadership positions at the national level in professional informatics and health professions educational organizations, and has been on advisory committees and study sections for both NIH and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).

Dr. Berner is currently a member of the editorial boards of the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association and the Journal of Healthcare Information Management.

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