Education

BA, Electrical and Computer Engineering, 1987, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT

PhD, Medical Informatics, 1991, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT

Employment

1991 - 1999
Assistant Research Professor, Duke University, Department of Community and Family Medicine, Division of Biometry and Medical Informatics, Durham, NC

1992 - 1999
Associate Director, Duke University, Medical Informatics Training Program, Durham, NC

1992 - 1994
Assistant Research Professor, Duke University School of Engineering, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Durham, NC

1993 - 1999
Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Public Health, Health Policy and Administration, Chapel Hill, NC

1994 - 1995
Manager of Operations, Duke University, Division of Medical Informatics, Durham, NC

1996 - Present
Graduate Faculty, Duke University, Durham, NC

1996 - 1999
Assistant Research Professor, Duke University School of Engineering, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Durham, NC

1997-2002
Consultant, CODA Inc., Silver Spring, MD

1999 - Present
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Duke University, Department of Community and Family Medicine, Division of Medical Informatics, Durham, NC

1999 - 2002
Assistant Professor, University of Missouri-Columbia, Department of Health Management and Informatics, Columbia, MO

1999 - 2002
Director, University of Missouri-Columbia, Department of Health Management and Informatics, Health Informatics Program, Columbia, MO

2000 - 2002
Director, University of Missouri-Columbia, Donald A. B. Lindberg Center, Columbia, MO

2003 - Present
Director of Information Systems/Medical Informatics, Primary Children's Medical Center, Salt Lake City, UT

2003 - Present
Associate Professor (Clinical), University of Utah School of Medicine, Department of Medical Informatics, Salt Lake City, UT

Honors

1987
University Honors, Brigham Young University

1991
John Morgan Fellowship, University of Utah

1995-2000
Chair, American Medical Informatics Association, Education Committee

1999
Chair, American Medical Informatics Association, Spring Congress Scientific Program Committee

2000-2002
Board of Directors, American Medical Informatics Association

2008
Professional Service Award, Linda K. Shields Quality Award

2009
Appointed Committee Member, National Association of Children's Hospitals and Related Institutions, Healthcare Information Technology Advisory Group

Memberships

American Medical Informatics Association

Selected Bibliography

Nkoy FL, Wolfe D, Hales JW, Lattin G, Rackham M, Maloney CG. (2009). Enhancing an existing clinical information system to improve study recruitment and census gathering efficiency. AMIA Annu Symp Proc, 2009, 476-80.

Olola CH, Rowan B, Narus S, Smith M, Hastings T, Poynton M, Nebeker J, Hales J, Evans RS. (2009). Implementation of an emergency medical card and a continuity of care. Methods Inf Med, 48(6), 519-30.

Gundlapalli A, Ma X, Benuzillo J, Pettey W, Greenberg R, Hales J, Leecaster M, Samore M. (2009). Social network analyses of patient-healthcare worker interactions: implications for disease transmission. AMIA Annu Symp Proc, 2009, 213-7.

Nkoy FL, Fassl BA, Wolfe D, Colling D, Hales JW, Maloney CG. (2010). Sustaining compliance with pediatric asthma inpatient quality measures. AMIA Annu Symp Proc, 2010, 547-51.

Narus SP, Srivastava R, Gouripeddi R, Livne OE, Mo P, Bickel JP, de Regt D, Hales JW, Kirkendall E, Stepanek RL, Toth J, Keren R. (2011). Federating Clinical Data from Six Pediatric Hospitals: Process and Initial Results from the PHIS+ Consortium. AMIA Annu Symp Proc, 2011, 994-1003.

Olola CH, Narus S, Poynton M, Nebeker J, Hales J, Rowan B, Smith M, Evans RS. (2011). Patient-perceived usefulness of an emergency medical card and a continuity-of-care report in enhancing the quality of care. Int J Qual Health Care, 23(1), 60-7.

Olola CH, Narus S, Nebeker J, Poynton M, Hales J, Rowan B, LeSieur H, Zumbernnen C, Edwards, AA, Carwford R, Amundsen S, Kabir Y, Atkin J, Newberry C, Young J, Hanifi T, Risenmay B, Sorensn T, Evans RS. (2011). The Perception of Medical Professionals and Medical Students on the Usefulness of an Emergency Medical Card and a Continuity of Care Report in Enhancing Continuity of Care. Int J Med Inform, 80(6), 412-20.