Kathryn Bowles, PhD, RN, FAAN, the Ralston House Endowed Term Chair Professor in Gerontological Nursing at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing was recently elected a fellow to the American College of Medical Informatics.
She is the first faculty member at the school of nursing to receive the honor.
The American College of Medical Informatics is a professional society of elected fellows who have made significant and sustained contributions to the field of medical informatics. 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.