Tourassi elected fellow of International Society for Optics and Photonics

Tourassi elected fellow of International Society for Optics and Photonics

Gina Tourassi.
Gina Tourassi. (hi-res image)

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OAK RIDGE, Tenn., January 26, 2017 – Gina Tourassi, a researcher at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, has been elected fellow of SPIE, the International Society for Optics and Photonics. The society cited Tourassi “for achievements in biomedical computing and health informatics.”

Tourassi is director of ORNL’s Health Data Sciences Institute and leads the Biomedical Sciences, Engineering and Computing group in the Computational Sciences and Engineering Division, where she researches biomedical informatics and clinical decision support systems.

Tourassi is a fellow of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine and the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering. She will receive her award at the Photonics West Fellows ceremony in San Francisco at the end of January.

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