Texas ECE alumna Jette Henderson was announced as the recipient of the 2019 American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) Doctoral Dissertation Award: Honorable Mention. AMIA "is committed to the science and practice of informatics as it relates to clinical care, research, education, and policy." Dr. Henderson's thesis was on “Learning and Validating Clinically Meaningful Phenotypes from Electronic Health Data.” She completed her PhD at Texas ECE in 2018 under the supervisions of Prof. Joydeep Ghosh.
The award will be presented at the AMIA Annual Symposium in Washington, D.C. in November 2019. Along with a $2,500 cash award, Dr. Henderson will present a semi-plenary presentation on her award-winning research.