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Burgiss Serves on TME Editorial Board
Sam Burgiss, PhD, retired professor of Radiology and Information Technology researcher, has been selected as a member of the editorial board for the Telemedicine and e-Health (TME) journal. The TME is the official journal of the American Telemedicine Association and is one of two international peer-reviewed journals for telemedicine and telehealth. The editorial board of the TME is composed of physicians and professors from institutions including Georgetown University; Massachusetts Institute of Technology; and the Universities of Arizona, California, Kentucky, Michigan, Virginia and Washington, in addition to members from Belgium, Canada, France, Japan, Norway, Pakistan, Romania, Russia and South Africa.
Dr. Burgiss served as director of the UT Telehealth Network for 11 years. He has contributed more than 140 invited lectures, papers and book chapters to telehealth. Dr. Burgiss has witnessed twice to the U.S. Congress for telemedicine reimbursement and received two awards, in 2001 and 2006, from the Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for his outstanding efforts in advancing the field of telemedicine. In 2004, he received the American Telemedicine Association Presidents Award for Leadership. This award is given annually to an individual in recognition of contributions to the development and advancement of telemedicine worldwide. He authored the Telehealth Technical Assistance Manual published by the National Rural Health Association in 2006. He also serves on the boards of directors for the Center for Telehealth & E-Health Law and the American Telemedicine Association.
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