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Valerie J. Powell, R.T. (R), Ph.D.
University Professor of Computer and Information Systems (Computer and Information Systems)
powell@rmu.edu
412-397-6452 phone (M)
412-397-6469 fax
Wheatley Center 324


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Publications

  • Powell VJH and Acharya A (2012). “Disease Prevention: Data Integration.” Science 338 (7 December 2012): 1285-1286. See: http://www.sciencemag.org/content/338/6112.toc
  • Powell VJH, Din FM, Acharya A, Torres-Urquidy MH, editors, Integration of Medical and Dental Care and Patient Data. Health Informatics Series, Vol. 3. (Springer-UK, February 2012). See: http://www.springer.com/public+health/book/978-1-4471-2184-8 

  • Powell VJH, Din FM, Chapter 1, Rationale and Need to Articulate Medical and Dental Care, in: Powell VJH, Din FM, Acharya A, Torres-Urquidy MH, editors, Integration of Medical and Dental Care and Patient Data. Health Informatics Series, Vol. 3, 2012.
  • Torres-Urquidy MH, Powell VJH, Section 2.1.1, “The Role of Standards in Records Integration,” in: Powell VJH, Din FM, Acharya A, Torres-Urquidy MH, editors, Integration of Medical and Dental Care and Patient Data. Health Informatics Series, Vol. 3, 2012.
  • Geist, SMRY, Powell VJH, Section 2.3, “Physicians’ Dental Needs and Oral Health Care Providers’ Needs: The Clinical Rationale,” in Powell VJH, Din FM, Acharya A, Torres-Urquidy MH, editors, Integration of Medical and Dental Care and Patient Data. Health Informatics Series, Vol. 3, 2012.
  • Powell VJH. Section 3.1, “Performance and Quality Measures,” in Powell VJH, Din FM, Acharya A, Torres-Urquidy MH, editors, Integration of Medical and Dental Care and Patient Data. Health Informatics Series, Vol. 3, 2012
  • Powell VJH, Boulter S, Cassamassimo P, Mouradian W, Section 4.2.1, “Integration of Pediatric Medical and Pediatric Dental Care,” in: Powell VJH, Din FM, Acharya A, Torres-Urquidy MH, editors, Integration of Medical and Dental Care and Patient Data. Health Informatics Series, Vol. 3, 2012.
  • Din FM, Powell VJH, Chapter 7, “Conclusion and Recommendations,” in: Powell VJH, Din FM, Acharya A, Torres-Urquidy MH, editors, Integration of Medical and Dental Care and Patient Data. Health Informatics Series, Vol. 3, 2012.
  • Powell VJ, Holdan EG, Mishra S, Wu PY, Maxwell MM, Acharya S, Wood DF, eds., Discrete Mathematics Applications for Information Systems Professionals, 4th edition. (Moon Township, PA: Dept. of C&IS, RMU, 2011)
  • Powell VJH, Din F, Acharya A, AHRQ Input, “Patient Safety and Quality of Care Compromised Due to Separation of Medical and Dental Records,” January 22, 2011.
  • Powell VJH, Din F, Acharya A, “PCAST HIT Input, January 17, 2011.”
  • Torres-Urquidy MH, Din FM, Powell VJH, “Qualitative Issues Influencing the Electronic Integration of Medical and Dental Data,” 13th World Congress on Medical and Health Informatics (Medinfo 2010), September 13, 2010, Cape Town, South Africa. See: http://www.medinfo2010.org/docs/detailed_programme.pdf
  • Groen PJ and Powell VJH, “Electronic Dental Records (EDR): 'Open Source' and Commercial-Off-The Shelf (COTS) Solutions,” Virtual Medical Worlds Monthly, August 23, 2010, online at: http://www.hoise.com/vmw/10/articles/vmw/LV-VM-08-10-5.html
  • Review of Reengineering Health Care: A Manifesto for Radically Rethinking Health Care Delivery, August 11, 2010; See: http://www.amazon.com/review/R3IJIC48GT6MYX
  • Powell VJH, Din F, Torres-Urquidy MH, Farman AG, Acharya A, Geist SMRY, Geist JR., “Internet Use For Health: Socially Convenient Communication Technologies Support Integrated Medical and Dental Care,” IADIS 2010 eHealth, Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany, July 30, 2010. See: http://www.marshfieldclinic.org/proxy/MCRF-Centers-BIRC-IADIS_e-Health_2010_Internet_Use_for_Health.1.pdf and http://www.ehealth-conf.org/Preliminary_Program_EH_2010.pdf
  • Powell VJH and Din FM, “The Medical-Dental Home: Achieving Comprehensive Care for Chronic Illness through Integrating Medical-Dental Care and Data,” Medical Home News 1, 3 (May, 2009): 1, 5-7. See: http://www.connected-health.org/media/224380/mhnnews0509.pdf
  • Din FM and Powell VJH, “Integration of Medical and Dental Records to Improve Healthcare Outcomes, Costs, and Overall Public Health,” Report to Obama-Biden Transition Team. December 2008. See: http://www.himss.org/advocacy/d/hc_comm_discussion/MoonTownship_record_report_Obama_Admin.pdf and http://beepdf.com/doc/219473/local_health_it_professionals_issue_recommendations_to_obama_biden_.html
  • Powell VJH and Din FM, “Call for an Integrated (Medical/Dental) Health Care Model that Optimally Supports Chronic Care, Pediatric Care, and Prenatal Care as a Basis for 21st Century EHR Standards and Products: EHR Position Paper,” Submitted to Obama-Biden Transition Team, December 2008. http://www.himss.org/advocacy/d/hc_comm_discussion/MoonTownshipPennPositionPaper.pdf

  • Powell VJH, Johnson RS, Davis CT, Turchek JC, Powell JC, “Designing Hands-on Network Instruction Using Virtualization,” Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany, Proceedings of CELDA 2008, Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany, October 2008, eds: Kinshuk DG, Sampson J, Spector M, Isaías P, and Ifenthaler D, pp. 103-112. Available online for IADIS members at http://www.iadis.net/dl/Search_list_open.asp?code=5448
  • Powell, Valerie J H, “NQF measures are lacking dental-care provision: In response to Jean DerGurahian's ‘Forum backs nine standards for information technology,’” Modern Healthcare, September 4, 2008
  • Powell, Valerie J H, “Integration of Medical and Dental Records for Chronic Care,” 17th VistA Community Meeting, Shepherd University, Shepherdstown, WV, June 27, 2008.
  • Powell, Valerie J H, Editorial input: “Health, oral records need to connect,” Modern Healthcare, April 11, 2008.
  • Powell, VJH, Turchek JC, Wu PY, Franzi LC, Johnson RS, Parker IW, and Davis CT. “VLabNet: A Virtual Laboratory Environment for Teaching Networking and Data Communications.” In The Proceedings of ISECON 2007, v 24 (Pittsburgh): §2335. ISSN: 1542-7382.
  • Powell, Johnson, Turchek, Davis, Wu, Parker, “VLabNet: The Integrated Design of Hands-on Learning in Information Security and Networks.” Proceedings of the 2007 Information Security Currículum Development Conference, Kennesaw State University (September 2007.) See: http://portal.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=1409918
  • Harvey, Johnson, and Turchek (2007). “Virtual Laboratory Intrusion Detection Experience for Information Systems Professionals,” Information Systems Education Journal, 5 (5). http://isedj.org/5/5/. ISSN: 1545-679X. (Online at http://isedj.org/5/5/; also appears in The Proceedings of ISECON 2006: §3722. ISSN: 1542-7382.)

Presentations

  • 2012 - Powell VJH, Lecture: VLabNet: Virtual Machine Learning Environments at RMU for Networks and Routing, Three Rivers Optical Exchange (3ROX) Meeting, Neville Island, PA, May 10, 2012.
  • 2011 - Powell VJH, Invited Lecture, HealthPartners Research Foundation, Bloomington, MN, August 11, 2011.
  • 2011 - Powell VJH, Invited Lecture, School of Dentistry, University of Detroit Mercy, Detroit, MI, August 4, 2011.
  • 2011 - Powell VJH, Invited Lecture, School of Dental Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, August 3, 2011.
  • 2011 - Powell VJH, Research Seminar: Integration of Medical and Dental Care and Patient Data, Center for Dental Informatics, School of Dental Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, January 7, 2011.
  • 2010 - Din FM and Powell VJH, Healthcare Reform and Dentistry. Institute for Oral Health (IOH). St. Louis, MO. April 25, 2010: see: http://www.iohwa.org/2010fg/IOH-APR2010-Focus-Group-whitepaper.pdf
  • 2010 - Powell VJH, Din FM, Kowolik M, Farman AG, Torres-Urquidy MH, Acharya A, Glaizel J, Karron DB, Geist SMRY, Geist JR, Bires AM, Foreman S, Medical-Dental Clinical Data Integration for PACS, SIIM 2010, Minneapolis, MN, June 3-5, 2010. See: http://www.siim2010.org/SIIM2010_scientific_poster_demonstration.html
  • 2010 - Powell VJH, Integration of Systemic and Oral Health Care in U.S. Health Care Organization and in Electronic Patient Records, Biomedical Informatics Research Center, Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation (MCRF-BIRC), Marshfield, WI, June 8, 2010. See: http://www.marshfieldclinic.org/birc/pages/default.aspx?page=mcrf_birc_series_events
  • 2010 - Powell VJH, Integration von medizinischer und zahnmedizinischer Pflege und Patientenakten, Universitatsklinik fur Zahn-, Mund-, und Kieferheilkunde (ZMK), Albert-Ludwigs-Universitat, Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany, August 2, 2010
  • 2009 - Powell VJH and Din FM, Clinical Data Integration ? Achieving Comprehensive Care for Chronic Illness through Integrating Medical-Dental Care and Data, National Library of Medicine (NIH), June 19, 2009, Bethesda,MD, see: http://worldvista.org/Conferences/19th-vista-community-meeting
  • 2009 - Powell VJH, Clinical Data Integration, at School of Technology, Oxford-Brookes University, Wheatley Campus, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, UK, July 29, 2009.
  • 2009 - Powell VJH and Din, FM, Online Presenters, Integrating Medical-Dental Care and Data, The Medical Home Web Summit, Thursday, October 29, 2009.
  • 2006 - Almstrum VL, Henderson PB, Harvey V, Heeren C, Marion W, Riedesel C, Soh L-K, Tew AE, Concept Inventories in Computer Science for the Topic Discrete Mathematics, ACM SIGCSE Bulletin Inroads 38, 4 (December 2006): 132-145. See: http://www.valpo.edu/mcs/pdf/Marion2006.pdf
  • 2004 - Harvey VJ, Holdan EG, Insights from Teaching Discrete Mathematics in Information Systems Programs, Report for the Discussion Forum, CoLogNet/Formal Methods Europe Symposium on Teaching Formal Methods (TFM 04), November 19, 2004, Ghent, Belgium.
  • 2003 - Harvey VJ, Information Modeling, 2003 International Applied Business Research Conference, Acapulco, Guerrero, Mexico, March, 2003. Published in IABR conference proceedings.
  • 2003 - Harvey VJ, Baugh JM, Johnston BA, Ruzich CM, Grant AJ, The Challenge of Negation in Searches and Queries, 2003 International Applied Business Research Conference, Acapulco, Guerrero, Mexico, March, 2003. Published in IABR conference proceedings. Award: best paper in session.
  • 2003 - Harvey VJ, Baugh J, Johnston B, Ruzich R, Grant AJ, The Challenge of Negation in Health Care Searches and Queries, Poster Session, November 11, 2003, at the 2003 Fall Symposium of the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA), Washington, DC. Abstract available online at: http://www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/articlerender.fcgi?artid=1480075
  • 1999 - Harvey VJ, Lecture on Y2K (with focus on medical and health care issues), Center for Medical Informatics, JW Goethe University, Frankfurt/Main, Germany (April 1999)
  • 1999 - Harvey VJ, Panel Presentation on Y2K, Das Jahr 2000 Problem -- Sind Sie Vorbereitet?, Erfurt, Germany, IHK (Industrie- und Handelskammer) Erfurt, Germany (April 1999).
  • 1999 - Harvey VJ, Lecture on Y2K Issues, Jahr 2000 - jenseits des PCs, Cottbus, Germany, Brandenburg Technical University (BTU), Cottbus, Germany (April 1999).

Schedule of Courses
Schedule Book for All Active and Available Future Terms, Valerie


Spring 2014
Course-SectionTimeDaysLocInstructorSessionSeats
  • INFS3230-A
  • 06:00-08:50 PM TMPowell1 (01/13-05/03/14)0 Seats
  • INFS3440-C5
  • 06:00-10:00 PM RMPowell3 (01/13-03/07/14)12 Seats
  • INFS3450-A
  • 11:00-12:15 PM T RMPowell1 (01/13-05/03/14)10 Seats
  • INFS6760-A
  • 06:00-10:00 PM RMPowell5 (03/10-05/03/14)6 Seats

    Fall 2014
    Course-SectionTimeDaysLocInstructorSessionSeats
  • INFS3230-A
  • 06:00-10:00 PM RMPowell5 (10/20-12/13/14) Seats
  • INFS3450-B
  • 03:15-04:30 PM T RMPowell1 (08/25-12/13/14) Seats
  • INFS6230-A
  • 06:00-10:00 PM TMPowell3 (08/25-10/16/14)21 Seats

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