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Name Yuri Kagolovsky
School School of Health & Life Sciences and Community Services
Program Bachelor of Applied Health Information Science (Honours)
Academic and Professional Designations
  • MD, Pediatrics 

  • MSc, Health Information Science 

  • CHIM (Certified in Health Information Management)

Title Professor
Courses Taught
  • HIM71050 Health Informatics I 

  • ADMN71220 Health Records 

  • HIM72040 Health Information Management II 

  • HIM71100 Solving Problems in Health Informatics 

  • HIM71080 Biomedical Concepts I

Areas of Expertise & Interest
  • Health Informatics 

  • Health Information Management 

  • Analysis and design of socio-technological systems

Industry Experience, Professional Currency Activities
  • Physician in a neonatal intensive care unit  

  • Information librarian at a University hospital library 

  • Panel member: “Building Canada’s Digital Advantage (Preparing Canada’s healthcare professionals for an eHealth future)“ organized by the Information and Communication Technology Council (ICTC), Ottawa, March 20, 2012 

  • Development of curriculum standards (LOHIM 2010) for the Canadian Health Information Management Association (CHIMA)

Major Research Projects, Scholarly Activities, and/or Publications
  • Kagolovsky Y, Brillinger K. First semester students’ ability to develop biomedical and health informatics concepts. Advances in Health Informatics Conference (AHIC 2010): The Realities of eHealth, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. 

  • Kagolovsky Y, Brillinger K. A systematic approach to using case studies in health informatics education. Proceedings of AMIA’2009 (American Medical Informatics Association) Annual Symposium, San-Francisco, USA. 

  • Kagolovsky Y, Moehr JR. Introducing a conceptual information retrieval (IR) framework. Journal of Medical Systems 2004 Feb;28(1):89-101.

Additional Information I have presented widely on a variety of topics, including workforce development for health informatics and health information management positions, using case studies in teaching and learning, intercultural communication, and information retrieval. I am interested in the history, theory and practice of medicine, organic gardening and sustainability.


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