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Jennifer Garvin, PhD, MBA was recognized with a Foundation of Research and Education (FORE) Triumph Award for Research at the American Health Information Management Association's (AHIMA) National Convention and Exhibit in Seattle, Washington during the week of October 13.

Dr. Garvin is a Core Investigator with the VA HSR&D Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion (CHERP). She is currently working on a VA-funded project to improve the electronic health record entitled, "Refinement of an Automated Text Abstraction Informatics Tool."

Dr. Garvin received the FORE Triumph Research Award for her extraordinary vision and leadership and her superb health informatics research. In support of Dr. Garvin's award, the Army Surgeon General's Office noted in a citation in the AHIMA conference program that, "She truly exemplifies great vision and leadership in research related to health information, health informatics and the overall quality of health care."

The FORE Triumph Awards are national honors presented to health information management professionals who lead the field by building the knowledge base and nurturing the future of health informatics through mentorship and education.

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