Medical Informatics

TC Leadership

Cathy M. Helgason

TC Co-Chair

Cathy M. Helgason (Email)
College of Medicine at Chicago, USA

Yutaka Hata

TC Co-Chair

Yutaka Hata (Email)
Graduate School of Engineering University of Hyogo, Japan

Our Goal

The Technical Committee on Bioinformatics and Medicine of SMC was formed to further the exchange of information and create interaction between the various fields of biology, medicine and cybernetics (information, feedback and control).


  • Julie Dickerson, Iowa State University, USA
  • Enzo Grossi, Bracco Imaging, USA
  • Yutaka Hata, University of Hyogo, Japan
  • Thomas Jobe, College of Medicine at Chicago, USA
  • Syoji Kobashi, University of Hyogo, Japan
  • John Mordeson, Creighton University, USA
  • Juan Nieto, Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, Spain
  • Rod Taber, Northrop Grumman, USA
  • Angela Torres, Universidad de Santiago
  • Shusaku Tsumoto, Shimane University, Japan
  • Ellen Walker, Hiram College, USA

Recent Activities

  • Organizing a Special Session on Medical Informatics at SMC 2007.
  • Organized Special Sessions on Medical Informatics at Nafips 2006 and SMC 2006.
  • Organized a special issue of SMC Part B on Fuzzy Logic in Biologic Systems and Medicine which published in December 2005.
  • Organized NAFIPS conference Chicago, 2003.

Join Us

  • Interact with multiple academic discipline interested in biology and medicine.
  • Contribute to innovative thinking in medical information.
  • Organize and implement special sessions at SMC conferences.

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