Kathryn Bowles, PhD, RN, FAAN, the Ralston House Endowed Term Chair Professor in Gerontological Nursing at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing has been elected as a Fellow to the American College of Medical Informatics (ACMI), the first Penn Nursing faculty member to be elected.
The American College of Medical Informatics is a professional society of elected Fellows from the U.S. and abroad who have made significant and sustained contributions to the field of medical informatics and who have met rigorous scholarly scrutiny by their peers.
The society received 60 nominations and only 15 were selected.
Bowles' research examines decision making supported by information technology to improve care for older adults.
She is the co-founder of RightCare Solutions, a software product designed to improve healthcare outcomes.