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Ball, Marion J

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Honors and Awards

  • Honorary member, 1996

Other Awards

  • International Academy of Health Sciences Informatics (IAHSA), elected as a Founding Member, 2017
  • Health Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS), recognized as one of The Most Influential Women in Health IT, 2017
  • Health Data Management, Most Powerful Women in Healthcare IT, 2017
  • Health Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS), awarded Life Membership for 30 years of membership in the Society and for significant contributions to the field of healthcare information technology, 2014
  • International Advisory Board Member, China Hospital Information Management Association (CHIMA), 2012
  • IBM Industry Academy, elected Member, 2011
  • HIMSS 50 in 50, Received honor as one of the most influential IT contributors to the field over the last 50 years, 2011.
  • IMIA Award of Excellence, International Medical Informatics Association, 2010
  • American Academy of Nursing (AAN), Honorary Member, 2008
  • Book-of-the-Year Award, Health Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS), for Consumer   Informatics: Application and Strategies in Cyber Health Care, 2005
  • Honorary Membership in Sigma Theta Tau International, Honor Society of Nursing, 2003
  • Morris F. Collen Lifetime Achievement Award, 2002
  • President’s Award, American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA), 2001, 2000, 1995
  • Fellow, Institute of Medicine, 1996
  • Fellow, College of Health Information Management Executives (CHIME), 1996
  • Honorary Member, International Medical Informatics Association (IMIA), 1996
  • Clinical Systems Award, Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), 1995
  • Distinguished Service Award, American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), 1993
  • Founding Fellow, American Institute for Medical and Biomedical Engineering, 1992
  • Pioneer Award Winner, Computers in Healthcare, 1992
  • Fellow, American College of Medical Informatics (ACMI), 1984

Other Current Accomplishments & Activities

Board and Committee Memberships
  • Board Member, Health Record Banking Alliance (HRBA), 2017–
  • TIGER International Honorary Member, under the auspices of the Health Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS), 2016 –
  • Program Committee Member, Summer Institute of Nursing Informatics (SINI), University of Maryland, School of Nursing, 2013 –
  • IBM Representative and Honorary Member, International Medical Informatics Association (IMIA) General Assembly, 2006 –
  • Member, Institute of Medicine (IOM), now named the National Academy of Medicine (NAM), 1996 –
  • Advisory Board Member, Health On the Net (HON), 1996 –
Professional Memberships
  • American Academy of Nursing (AAN), 2008 –
  • American College of Medical Informatics (ACMI), 1985 –
  • American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), 1998 –
  • American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA),1985 –
  • American Nursing Informatics Association (ANIA-CARING), 1986v
  • International Academy of Health Sciences Informatics (IAHSI), Founding Member, 2017–
  • Life Fellow, Health Information Management and Systems Society (LFHIMSS), 1985 –
  • Institute of Medicine (IOM) - now known as National Academy of Medicine, 2002  
  • International Medical Informatics Association (IMIA), 1975 –
  • Medical Library Association (MLA), 1996 –
  • Royal Society of Medicine (RSM), London, 2017–
Editorial Boards
  • Healthcare Informatics, 2007–
  • Healthcare Informatics, 2001–
  • Journal of Healthcare Information Management, 2004 –

Publications (5 representative)

 Professional Positions

  • Senior Advisor, Healthcare Informatics, Center for Computational Health, IBM Research, IBM, 2016 –
  • Senior Advisor, Research Industry Specialist, Healthcare Informatics, IBM Research, IBM, 2014–2016
  • Senior Advisor, Healthcare Informatics, IBM Research, IBM, 2013
  • Affiliate Professor, Information Systems Department, University of Maryland Baltimore County, 2011–
  • Senior Advisor, Healthcare & Life Sciences Institute, IBM Research, IBM, 2009–2013
  • Professor Emerita, School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University, 2007–
  • Fellow, Center for Healthcare Management, IBM Research, IBM, 2006–2009
  • Fellow, Global Leadership Initiative, IBM, 2005–2006
  • Professor, School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University, 2005–2007
  • Affiliate Professor, Division of Health Sciences Informatics, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, 2003 –
  • Vice President, Clinical Informatics Strategies, Healthlink Incorporated, 2001–2005
  • Adjunct Professor, Biomedical Informatics, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, 1999 –
  • Adjunct Professor, School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University, 1996–2005
  • Vice President, First Consulting Group, 1996–2000
  • Adjunct Professor of Information Systems, University of Maryland Baltimore County, 1990–2011
  • School of Medicine, University of Maryland at Baltimore:
  • Professor, 1985–1997
  • Vice President Information Services/Chief Information Officer, 1991–1996
  • Associate Vice President, 1987–1991
  • Director, Academic Computing, 1985–1987
Additional Academic Appointments

Temple University:

  • Director, Computer Systems and Management Group, 1972–1985
  • Assistant Director, Medical Computing Activity, 1968–1972
University of Kentucky Medical Center:
  • Programmer and Instructor, 1965 –1968

MLA published statements about the fellow

Education

  • Ed.D. Temple University, Continuing Medical Education, 1978
  • M.A., University of Kentucky, with distinction, 1985
  • B.A., University of Kentucky, with distinction, 1961
  • Northwestern University, 1957-1958

 

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