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Cynthia S Gadd

Distinguished Visiting Professor

Visiting Faculty

Biography

Dr. Gadd is Professor and Vice-Chair for Educational Affairs in the Department of Biomedical Informatics at Vanderbilt University, on scholarly leave of absence through December 2017. She has directed graduate programs in Biomedical Informatics for over 17 years and is currently the PI or Co-PI of two NIH-funded training programs funded by the National Library of Medicine (T15, T32 BD2K), which include degree and non-degree training opportunities in Biomedical Informatics. She has guided more than 27 MS and PhD trainees now in faculty positions at institutions including Weil Cornell Medical College, Vanderbilt University, Northwestern University, and the University of Pittsburgh. Her research interests include the evaluation of innovative approaches for biomedical informatics education and training to meet the needs of healthcare in the U.S. and globally, as well as the implementation and evaluation of integrated clinical information systems from a sociotechnical perspective.

Education
PHD, University of Pittsburgh
MS, Duke University
MBA, Winthrop University
Publications

Development and use of a Guideline Entry Wizard to convert text clinical practice guidelines to a relational format.
Hales JW, Gadd CS, Lobach DF.
Proceedings : a conference of the American Medical Informatics Association. AMIA Fall Symposium. 1997; :163-7.
PubMed [journal]PMID: 9357609 PMCID: PMC2233590

Structuring clinical practice guidelines in a relational database model for decision support on the Internet.
Lobach DF, Gadd CS, Hales JW.
Proceedings : a conference of the American Medical Informatics Association. AMIA Fall Symposium. 1997; :158-62.
PubMed [journal]PMID: 9357608 PMCID: PMC2233577

Siegfried: System for Interactive Electronic Guidelines with Feedback and Resources for Instructional and Educational Development.
Lobach DF, Gadd CS, Hales JW, Baskaran P.
Studies in health technology and informatics. 1998; 52 Pt 2:827-31.
PubMed [journal]PMID: 10384576

Identification of design features to enhance utilization and acceptance of systems for Internet-based decision support at the point of care.
Gadd CS, Baskaran P, Lobach DF.
Proceedings. AMIA Symposium. 1998; :91-5.
PubMed [journal]PMID: 9929188 PMCID: PMC2232383

Information resources assessment of a healthcare integrated delivery system.
Gadd CS, Friedman CP, Douglas G, Miller DJ.
Proceedings. AMIA Symposium. 1999; :525-9.
PubMed [journal]PMID: 10566414 PMCID: PMC2232856

Dichotomy between physicians' and patients' attitudes regarding EMR use during outpatient encounters.
Gadd CS, Penrod LE.
Proceedings. AMIA Symposium. 2000; :275-9.
PubMed [journal]PMID: 11079888 PMCID: PMC2243826

Defining the role of anatomic pathology images in the multimedia electronic medical record--a preliminary report.
Crowley RS, Gadd CS, Naus G, Becich M, Lowe HJ.
Proceedings. AMIA Symposium. 2000; :161-5.
PubMed [journal]PMID: 11079865 PMCID: PMC2243913

Attitudes of academic-based and community-based physicians regarding EMR use during outpatient encounters.
Penrod LE, Gadd CS.
Proceedings. AMIA Symposium. 2001; :528-32.
PubMed [journal]PMID: 11825244 PMCID: PMC2243431

Evaluation of a filmless radiology pilot--a preliminary report.
Mast CG, Caruso MA, Gadd CS, Lowe HJ.
Proceedings. AMIA Symposium. 2001; :443-7.
PubMed [journal]PMID: 11825227 PMCID: PMC2243396

Introducing handheld computing into a residency program: preliminary results from qualitative and quantitative inquiry.
Manning B, Gadd CS.
Proceedings. AMIA Symposium. 2001; :428-32.
PubMed [journal]PMID: 11825224 PMCID: PMC2243603