CURRICULUM  VITAE

BONNIE KAPLAN, PhD, FACMI

33 Ingram Street

Hamden, CT  06517

(203) 288-5799

bonnie.kaplan@yale.edu

 


Bonnie Kaplan is President of Kaplan Associates and on the faculties of Yale University and the University of Illinois at Chicago.  Her research and consulting  concern people's responses to new technologies as well as related social and ethical issues. Author of numerous publications, she also consults to firms in the healthcare industry, government agencies, medical centers, and universities.

 

She is a founder and chair of two working groups at Yale University, heads the International Medical Informatics Association Working Group on Social and Organizational Issues, and led the American Medical Informatics Association's task force on Consumer Health Informatics.

 

Dr. Kaplan is a Lecturer in Medical Informatics at the Yale School of Medicine and teaches Yale College courses on ethical and policy issues concerning new technologies, as well as an Adjunct Clinical Professor of Biomedical and Health Information Sciences at the University of Illinois at Chicago.  She holds PhD from the University of Chicago and a BA degree from Cornell University.  She is a Fellow of the American College of Medical Informatics and the recipient of the American Medical Informatics Association President's Award.

 

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  Biographical Sketch

 

Bonnie Kaplan, PhD, FACMI, is a Lecturer at Yale School of Medicine and teaches Yale College courses on social, ethical, and policy issues concerning new technologies, as well as an Adjunct Clinical Professor of Biomedical and Health Information Sciences at the University of Illinois at Chicago.  In addition, she is a faculty affiliate of the Information Society Project at the Yale Law School.

 

She is an authority on people's reactions to new technologies in health care and on evaluating applications of computer information systems. She specializes in change management, benefits realization, and identifying and addressing clinician and patient concerns. She also addresses related social and ethical issues concerning new technologies.

 

Her clients include the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST); the Universities of Chicago, Cincinnati, Pittsburgh, Vermont, and Washington; Yale, Boston, Oregon Health Sciences, and Johns Hopkins Universities; and Massachusetts General Hospital, Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center, and the Institute of Living; and the Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering.   Her international clients include the Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research, and the UK Department of Health.  She also consults to firms in the healthcare industry and serves on their advisory boards

 

Dr. Kaplan is the author of more than 70 refereed papers and book chapters, as well as numerous other articles and publications. She wrote invited chapters in the most important books on evaluating information systems in health care. Her most recent publications concern ethical issues in telehealth; multidisciplinary approaches to healthcare information technologies; implications of virtual reality in healthcare; a review of people, organizational, and social issues in medical informatics; and a volume of edited papers on research in Information Systems.

 

A frequent speaker at international conferences, Dr. Kaplan was invited to be the first in the University of Illinois at Chicago 2003-2004 Distinguished Lecture Series in Health Informatics.  She was keynote speaker at e-Health 2002, the annual meeting of COACH (Canada’s Health Informatics Association) and CIHI (the Canadian Institute for Health Information), where she also taught a tutorial on culture, change management, and evaluation, as she often does at the annual American Medical Informatics Association Symposium. During the 2006-2007 academic year, her speaking invitations also included the 2006 Spring Congress of the American Medical Informatics Association, the Ontario Hospital Association HealthAchieve annual conference, the Pacific Edge E-Health Innovations at the Kay-Claremont Graduate University Symposium, and seminars at the University of Miami and VA Healthcare System Dialogues in Research Ethics, the Decision Systems Group of the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the Center for Biomedical Informatics at Harvard Medical School, and the business schools at Bentley College and at Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

 

She was a Program Chair of the 2004 conference on Relevant Theory and Informed Practice: A 20 Year Retrospective on IS Research, sponsored by the International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) Working Group 8.2, The Interaction of Information Systems and the Organization, and an editor of the resulting book.  She chairs the International Medical Informatics Association Working Group-13: Organizational and Social Issues.  A member of the Yale Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics, she was founding chair of  the Research Working Group on Technology and Ethics. Also at Yale, she founded and chairs the Whitney Humanities Center Working Group on Science, Technology, and Utopian Visions. Dr. Kaplan was an invited participant in George Washington University's Project on Forward Engagement Working Group on Evolutionary Secession. She served as project study manager for "Guidance for the Development of a Strategic Plan for Connecticut’s Stem Cell Research Program," produced by the Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering, on behalf of the Connecticut Department of Public Health and the Connecticut Stem Cell Research Advisory Committee, in 2007.

 

Dr. Kaplan is a recipient of the American  Medical Informatics Association President's Award and a Fellow of the American College of Medical Informatics.

 

Dr. Kaplan currently teaches at Yale University in the Medical Informatics postdoctoral program, Yale College Seminars, and in the Ethics, Policy, and Economics program.  She also teaches on-line Biomedical and Health Information Sciences courses at the University of Illinois at Chicago.  She has taught a variety of information systems courses in MBA and hospital administration programs. She holds a PhD from the University of Chicago and a BA from Cornell University.

August 2007

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