Scott Evans, PhD

Medical Informatics Director
Homer Warner Center for Informatics Research
scott.evans2@imail.org

Education

BS, Zoology, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT

MS, Parasitology/Microbiology, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT

PhD, Medical Biophysics and Computing, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

Employment / Experience

1981-1984
Research Assistant, Department of Biophysics, LDS Hospital, Salt Lake City, UT

1986-1993
Assistant Research Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Utah/LDS Hospital, Salt Lake City, UT

1984-2002
Research Investigator/Staff, Department of Medical Informatics, LDS Hospital, Salt Lake City, UT

1991-2002
Director of Research, Department of Clinical Epidemiology, LDS Hospital, Salt Lake City, UT

1993-2003
Associate Research Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Utah/LDS Hospital, Salt Lake City, UT

1997-2003
Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Medical Informatics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

1999-Present
Senior Medical Informaticist responsible for Cardiology, Intensive Care, medical device interfaces, and Infectious Diseases, Intermountain Healthcare, Salt Lake City, UT

2003-Present
Professor, Department of Biomedical Informatics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

2003-Present
Adjunct Research Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

2005-Present
Editorial Board, Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association

2006-2007
Institute of Medicine Committee on Identifying and Preventing Medication Errors

2007-Present
Editorial Board, Annals of Pharmacotherapy

Honors / Service

1975-76
Diplostomatosis in Utah; College Council Research Grant, BYU

1975-76
Graduate School Tuition Award, Fall 1975, BYU

1984
Third Place, SCAMC Student Paper Competition, Eighth Annual Symposium on Computer Applications in Medical Care, Washington, DC

1992
Best Paper on an Application, Sixteenth Annual Symposium on Computer Applications in Medical Care, Baltimore, MD

1993
Priscilla M. Mayden Award for outstanding contribution to the field of
Medical Informatics

1997
Osler's Cloak - Excellence in Caring and Curing from Intermountain
Health Care

1997-Present
Elected American College of Medical Informatics (AMIA)

2005
Distinguished Poster Award, American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA)

2008–2009
Chair, Awards Committee, American Medical Informatics Association
 
2010
Chair Elect, American Medical Informatics Association Annual Symposium
 
2010-2011
Treasurer, Executive Committee, Board of Directors, American Medical
 
2011
Chair, American Medical Informatics Association Annual Symposium Informatics Association

Researcher of the Year, Intermountain Healthcare
 
Donald A.B. Lindberg Award for Innovation in Medical Informatics, American Medical Informatics Association
 

2012
Finance Committee, American Medical Informatics Association

2012-2014
Board of Directors, American Medical Informatics Association 

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