Boyd Knosp is the Associate Dean for Information Technology at the University of Iowa’s Carver College of Medicine where he is an advocate that brokers key services with enterprise IT units in Healthcare and the University. He also oversees a number of IT services to support medical education, administration and research. Boyd serves as the Associate Director of Informatics Operations at the University of Iowa Institute for Clinical and Translational Science where he leads a team that focuses on developing new informatics tools and delivering state of the art informatics services. Boyd is the co-founder of the Educause Health Science IT Constituent Group.
Boyd is active the American Association of Medical Schools Group on information Resources (GIR)where he past chair of the GIR Steering committee and has served as director and faculty for the GIR Leadership Institute. He is also active in the American Medical Informatics Association and is a member of the Clinical and Translational Science Award Informatics Domain Task Force. Nationally, Boyd leads projects that work to understand how data warehouses are being used in medical education and clinical/translational science. He has also collaborated with peers to develop Maturity Models to help academic institutions better understand and plan their investments in IT and Informatics.
The [email protected] Campus Cyberinfrastructure working group has developed a set of key guidelines and questions to help CIOs assess their institution's current CI environment as they plan the future development of their campus cyberinfrastructure.
Attending a higher education conference today without hearing about cyberinfrastructure seems impossible.