Mary Regina Boland

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Honors and Awards:
  • American Society for Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics Top Scoring Poster Award 2018
  • Finalist for Student Paper Competition AMIA Translational Bioinformatics Summit Meeting 2016
         MR Boland, NP Tatonetti. In Search of ‘Birth Month Genes’: Using Existing Data Repositories to Locate Genes Underlying Birth Month-
         Disease Relationships. AMIA Summits on Translational Science Proceedings; 2016. (In Press). Nominated for Distinguished Student Paper 
         Award 2016 AMIA Translational Summit.
  • Scientist of the Week by Laboratory Equipment, article written by Lily Barback and published on July 9, 2015
  • Travel Award ($500) to present work at the Symposium on Advances in Genomics, Epidemiology, and Statistics (SAGES) 2015 held at the Center for Genetics and Complex Traits (CGACT), University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine.
  • Mario Stefanelli Best Student Paper Award at 2015 Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Medicine (co-author):     
         N Nissim, MR Boland, R Moskovitch, NP Tatonetti, Y Elovici, Y Shahar, G Hripcsak. Active Learning Framework for Efficient
         Condition Severity Classification. Artificial Intelligence in Medicine. 2015; 13-24.
  • Student Editorial Board Member 2015-2016, Journal of American Medical Informatics Association [Link]
  • 1st Place Winner Student Paper Competition AMIA Translational Bioinformatics Summit Meeting 2015
        MR Boland, NP Tatonetti. Are All Vaccines Created Equal? Using Electronic Health Records to Discover Vaccines Associated With 
        Clinician-Coded Adverse Events. AMIA Summits on Translational Science Proceedings 2015, San Francisco, CA, USA. 2015; 196-200.       
        [Link]
  • Who's Who in America 2015 
  • Top Paper in the Practice of Clinical Informatics 2013: Boland et al. Discovering Medical Conditions Associated with Periodontitis Using Linked Electronic Health Records presented at the AMIA Annual 2013 Symposium 
        MR Boland, G Hripcsak, DJ Albers, Y Wei, AB Wilcox, J Wei, J Li, S Lin, M Breene, R Myers, J Zimmerman, PN Papapanou, C Weng, 
        Discovering Medical Conditions Associated with Periodontitis Using Linked Electronic Health Records. Journal of Clinical Periodontology,
        2013; 40(5): 474-82. [Link] Top Paper in the "Practice of Informatics", 2013 AMIA Annual Year in Review. [Link]
  • Finalist Student Paper Competition Award AMIA Annual Meeting 2013 (co-author)
        CL Gordon, S Pouch, LG Cowell, MR Boland, HL Platt, A Goldfain, C Weng. Design and Evaluation of a Bacterial Clinical Infectious         
        Diseases Ontology. Proceedings of the AMIA Annual Symposium 2013; 502-511. [Link]
  • Boland et al. Paper mentioned in the AMIA CRI 2013 Year-in-Review as a key paper from 2012-2013
        MR Boland, G Hripcsak, DJ Albers, Y Wei, AB Wilcox, J Wei, J Li, S Lin, M Breene, R Myers, J Zimmerman, PN Papapanou, C Weng, 
        Discovering Medical Conditions Associated with Periodontitis Using Linked Electronic Health Records. Journal of Clinical Periodontology,
        2013; 40(5): 474-82. 
  • Finalist Distinguished Paper Award AMIA Translational Summit Meeting 2013 (2nd-author)
        G Hruby, MR Boland, JJ Cimino, J Gao, AB Wilcox, J Hirschberg, C Weng, Characterization of the Biomedical Query Mediation 
        Process. AMIA Summits on Translational Science Proceedings, San Francisco, CA, 2013; 89-93. [Link]
  • Distinguished Paper Award AMIA Translational Summit Meeting 2011 (co-author)
        C Weng, X Wu, Z Luo, MR Boland, D Theodoratos, SB Johnson, EliXR: An Approach to Eligibility Criteria Extraction and Representation.
        Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association. 2011; 18 Suppl 1:i116-i124. 
  • Departmental Award for Academic Excellence in Bioinformatics 2010, Saint Vincent College
  • Graduated magna cum laude and College Scholar of the Honors Program, Saint Vincent College
  • Dean's List: Fall 2006 - Spring 2010 consecutively
  • Who's Who for American Colleges and Universities 2010
  • Poster Presentation of Distinction 2010, Saint Vincent Research Symposium
  • National SMART Grant recipient 2009 - 2010
  • AJ Palumbo Research Grant recipient 2009-2010
  • Saint Vincent College Academic and Leadership Scholarship recipient 2006 - 2010
  • Alpha Lambda Delta Honors Society 2006 - 2010
  • AP Scholar with Distinction 2006