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H. Dominic Covvey,FCIPS, I.S.P. (ret.)
  • Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Science, Schools of Optometry and Pharmacy, University of Waterloo and the University of Ontario Institute of Technology
  • President and Director, National Institutes of Health Informatics, Waterloo

  • B.A., Physics and Astronomy, University of Wisconsin (Madison), June 1967
  • M.Sc., Medical Biophysics,University of Toronto, January 1971

  • Numerous Academic and related appointments 1966-2009, including Professor Department of Biology and School of Optometry, University of Waterloo, 2002-2009

  • Numerous positions with healthcare information technology consulting companies 1971-2002 including President of HealthIT Advisors Inc, Vancouver, BC, 1994-2002

  • Member of SIGIT Advisory Board

  • Member of the Education Committee, HIMSS Ontario

  • Author of seven scholarly books related to health informatics including “From Mainframe to Mainstream: The Evolution of COACH and Health Informatics in Canada”, 2005

  • Numerous published articles in referred Journals

  • Numerous published articles in the Canadian Medical Association Journal 1976-1980, and the Ontario Medical Review 1992-1996

  • Sought after speaker on health informatics


Dominic has received the following awards:

  •  Leadership in the Field of Health Informatics Award 2011
  •  Fellow of the American College of Medical Informatics (FACMI)
  •  Fellow of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (FHIMSS)
  •  Life Senior Member, Institute for Electrical and Electronic Engineers
  •  University of Wisconsin Scholarship 1965-66

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