Nelly Oudshoorn, Professor of Technology Dynamics and Healthcare, is the winner of the 2009 Diana Forsythe Award of the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA). She received this price for her paper ‘Diagnosis at a distance. The invisible work of patients and health-care professionals in cardiac telemonitoring technologies’ published in Sociology of Health and Illness. 2008 vol. 30, nr 2, 272-295. The Diana Forsythe Award honors either the peer-reviewed AMIA conference paper, or the peer-reviewed article published during the previous year, that best exemplifies the spirit and scholarship of Diana Forsythe's work at the intersection of medical informatics and the social sciences. Nelly Oudshoorn is the first Dutch scholar honored by this Award.
Note for the press:
Prof. Nelly Oudshoorn works at the Department of Science, Technology and Policy Studies (STəPS) at the School of Management and Governance of the University of Twente. Contact person for the press: drs. Janneke van den Elshout 053- 489 5432