Nigam H. Shah, MBBS, PhD
Year elected: 2016
Current membership category: Active
Stanford University
Center for Biomedical Informatics Research
Medical School Office Building X-235
1265 Welch Road
Stanford,, CA 94305-5479
United States of America
Phone: (650) 725-6236
Email: nigam@stanford.edu

Biographical statement

Dr. Nigam Shah is associate professor of Medicine (Biomedical Informatics) at Stanford University, Assistant Director of the Center for Biomedical Informatics Research, and a core member of the Biomedical Informatics Graduate Program. Dr. Shah's research focuses on combining machine learning and prior knowledge in medical ontologies to enable use cases of the learning health system.

Dr. Shah received the AMIA New Investigator Award in 2013 and the Stanford Biosciences Faculty Teaching Award for outstanding teaching in his graduate class on “Data driven medicine”. Dr. Shah was elected into the American College of Medical Informatics (ACMI) in 2015. He holds an MBBS from Baroda Medical College, India, a PhD from Penn State University and completed postdoctoral training at Stanford University. More at: https://med.stanford.edu/profiles/nigam-shah

Institutional affiliations

Stanford University School of Medicine (Primary)
William T. Clusin, MD, PhD is the representative at this institution.

Specialties

Informatics