Virginia K. Saba Nursing Informatics Leadership Award
Kathleen A. McCormick, PhD, RN, FACMI, FAAN, FHIMSS
Tau Kappa Chapter #440
Dr. McCormick is an author, senior practitioners, researcher, and policy executive in nursing and health care informatics and bioinformatics. She spent more than 35 years as an informatics scientist and clinical trials researcher beginning at the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center and the National Institute on Aging. Dr. McCormick retired as an 06 Captain after 30 years in the United States Public Health Service. She has spent the last 15 years in the health care IT industry as a senior scientist/vice president executive, and contractor. She is an elected member of the Institute of Medicine and is a fellow in informatics (FACMI), nursing (FAAN), health care information and management systems (FHIMSS), and gerontology. She is the owner and principal of SciMind, LLC, and publishes books with McGraw-Hill such as Essentials of Nursing Informatics, now in its sixth edition, and Healthcare Information Technology Exam Guide for CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician and HIT Pro Certifications.