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Timothy Patrick, PhD

Associate Professor, Center Scientist
 Timothy Patrick
(414) 229-6849
(414) 229-2619
Northwest Quadrant B 6414

Education

Ph D Medical Informatics University of Missouri 1995
Ph D Logic/ Philosophy University of Missouri-Columbia 1992
MS Computer Science University of Missouri-Columbia 1990
MA Analytic Philosophy University of Missouri-Columbia 1982
BA Philosophy University of Missouri-Columbia 1979

Speaker Topics

  • Biomedical Ontology
  • Semantic Interoperability
  • Health Systems Informatics

Interests & Expertise

Timothy Patrick’s research interests are metadata schema for representing questions and answers; measurements of the quality of translation of evidence into practice; readability of health care information for laypersons; and ontology mapping.

Selected Publications

Nambisan, P., Luo, X., Kapoor, A., Patrick, T. B., & Cisler, R. A. (2015). Social media, big data and public health informatics: Ruminating behavior of depression revealed through twitter. Proceedings of the HICSS -48 (Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences) conference.
Tabesh-Saleki, N., Wawrzyn, M. A., & Patrick, T. B. (2013). Managing ambiguity and continuity: A two-year summary of the UWM EMR practicum. Proceedings of the AMIA Symp 2013, American Medical Informatics Association.
Brown, G. D., Pasupathy, K. S., & Patrick, T. B. (2012). Introduction to health systems informatics. Brown, G. D., Patrick, T. B., & Pasupathy, K. S. (Eds.). , 1-22. Chicago, IL/Health Administration Press: Health Informatics- A Systems Perspective.
Patrick, T. B., & Lang, N. M. (2012). Whose Body? Brown, G. D., Patrick, T. B., & Pasupathy, K. S. (Eds.). , 256-259. Chicago, IL/Health Administration Press: Health Informatics- A Systems Perspective.
Brown, G. D., Patrick, T. B., & Pasupathy, K. S. (2012). Health informatics a systems perspective. Health Administration Press/Chicago, IL.
Patrick, T. B., & Lang, N. M. (2012). Questions of evidence. Brown, G. D., Patrick, T. B., & Pasupathy, K. S. (Eds.). , 121-123. Chicago, IL/Health Administration Press: Health Informatics- A Systems Perspective.
Patrick, T. B. (2012). Biomedical vocabulary and standards: Information building blocks. Brown, G. D., Patrick, T. B., & Pasupathy, K. S. (Eds.). , 23-36. Chicago, IL/Health Administration Press: Health Informatics- A Systems Perspective.
Lang, N. M., & Patrick, T. B. (2012). Clinical decision support in nursing. Brown, G. D., Patrick, T. B., & Pasupathy, K. S. (Eds.). , 109-122. Chicago, IL/Health Administration Press: Health Informatics- A Systems Perspective.
Patrick, T. B. (2012). A problem of display codes. Brown, G. D., Patrick, T. B., & Pasupathy, K. S. (Eds.). , 35-36. Chicago, IL/Health Administration Press: Health Informatics- A Systems Perspective.
Pizur-Barnekow, K. A., Patrick, T. B., Rhyner, P. M., Cashin, S. E., & Rentmeester, A. (2011). Readability of early intervention program literature. Topics in Early Childhood Special Education, 31(1), 58-64.
Pizur-Barnekow, K. A., Rhyner, P. M., Doering, J. J., & Patrick, T. B. (2011). An interdisciplinary approach to health literacy for education, research, and practice in early childhood intervention. Perspectives on Language Learning and Education, 18(2), 62-67.
Pizur-Barnekow, K. A., Patrick, T. B., Rhyner, P. M., Folk, C. L., & Anderson, J. K. (2010). Readability levels of individualized family service plans. Physical & Occupational Therapy in Pediatrics, 30(3), 58-64.
Patrick, T. B., Andrew, J. E., & Richesson, R. (2010). The informatics of meta-data, questions, and value sets. International Journal of Functional Informatics and Personalised Medicine (IJFIPM), 3(4), 257-259.
Pizur-Barnekow, K. A., Patrick, T. B., Durham, G., Folk, L., & Anderson, K. (2010). An investigation of the accessibility of the Individualized Family Service Plan. Physical and Occupational Therapy in Pediatrics, 30(3), 248-258.
Salm Ward, T. C., Mori, N., Patrick, T. B., Madsen, M. K., & Cisler, R. A. (2010). Effect of socioeconomic status and race on poor birth outcomes: Analysis of an urban population. Wisconsin Medical Journal, 109(5), 17-23.

Presentations

Ejiwale, M., Patrick, T. B., & Luo, J. (2017). m2Health Application, a Consumer Health Informatics Tool for Evidence-based Self-Management Against Postpartum Infection. University of Wisconsin‑Milwaukee College of Health Sciences Research Symposium, Milwaukee, WI.
Luo, J., & Patrick, T. B. (2015). Semantic Integration of Medical Image and Clinical Notes to Construct a Knowledge Base for Physicians. American Medical Informatics Association Annual Symposium, San Francisco, CA.
Zolnoori, M., Nambisan, P., & Patrick, T. B. (2015). Facebook and depression: How people with depression use Facebook to manage their depressio. Proceedings of the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) Annual Symposium 2015, San Francisco, CA.
Kadapa, K., Patrick, T. B., & Luo, J. (2015). Bridging the Gap of Medical Image and Text Representation. UWM Geek Week, Milwaukee.
Kowalik, J. L., Madsen, M. K., Cisler, R. A., Bruseh, A., Patrick, T. B., & King, P. M. (2013). Examining job satisfaction as an indicator of retention: A multigenerational perspective of the local public health workplace. 141st Annual Conference, Boston, MA.
Patrick, T. B. (December 2012). The Theory of Games and Interoperability of Information, Part II. The Center for Biomedical Data and Language Processing (BioDLP), College of Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Patrick, T. B. (November 2012). The Theory of Games and Interoperability of Information, Part II. The Center for Biomedical Data and Language Processing (BioDLP), College of Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Patrick, T. B. (July 2011). Automatic Workflow Design Based on Extraction of Relations between Named Entities and Natural Kinds. The Center for Biomedical Data and Language Processing (BioDLP), .
Olsson, K., Lynett, K., Rhyner, P. M., Patrick, T. B., & Marek, A. (November 2010). Increasing Referrals in Early Intervention: Building a Web-based System. Annual convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Philadelphia, PA.
Rentmeester, A. M., Rhyner, P. M., Patrick, T. B., & Pizur-Barnekow, K. (November 2010). Readability of Program Literature Provided to Birth to 3 Families. Annual convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Philadelphia, PA.
Pizur-Barnekow, K., Rhyner, P. M., & Patrick, T. B. (October 2010). Readability of Early Intervention Program Literature. Health Literacy Annual Research Convention, Bethesda, MD.
Rhyner, P. M., Patrick, T. B., & Cronk, C. (September 2010). The Starting Strong Birth to Three Referral Tool. Community Engagement for Health Conference 2010 of the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI), Milwaukee, WI.
K, R., & Patrick, T. B. (2009). Measuring Semantic Density of Nursing Practice Recommendations. American Medical Informatics Association Symposium, .
Patrick, T. B., & J, A. E. (2009). Macroinformatics, Microinformatics, and the Dialectic of Health. American Medical Informatics Association Syposium, .
Rhyner, P. M., Flanagan, S., Pizur-Barnekow, K., & Patrick, T. B. (November 2009). Readability Formulas: Application to Health Care. Annual convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, New Orleans, LA.

Honors & Awards

Dean’s Research Award (2009) College of Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Authors Collection Signing Event (2006, November 17) UWM Libraries, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Donald A. B. Lindberg Research Fellow (2004) Medical Library Association/Elsevier Foundation.
Finalist for the 2004 School of Medicine Dorsett L. Spurgeon Distinguished Medical Research Award (2004) University of Missouri-Columbia.
Gold Chalk Award for Excellence in Teaching (2004) Graduate Professional Council, University of Missouri-Columbia.
Award for Best Practices in Teaching Diversity Leadership Competencies (2002) Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA).
Best Research Poster Award (2000) Medical Library Association Annual Conference.
Research Fellow (2000) North American Primary Care Research Group/American Academy of Family Physicians Grant Generating Project II, 9/00 – 6/2001.
Post-Doctoral Fellow with Distinction (1995) .
Student Paper award (1995) American College of Medical Informatics/MEDINFO.