Alumni Spotlight: Jose Fernando Florez Arango

Alumni Spotlight - Jose Fernando Florez Arango

What did you do prior to attending (what is now known as) SBMI?
I was an ER doctor in Colombia.

What drew you to health informatics? How did you initially get into the field?
I started to work on health informatics during medical school but there was no options in Colombia. I started working on information retrieval at Medical Library of Universida de Antioquia.

How has the field changed since you graduated?
Now we have mHealth, and are talking about web 3.0.

What did you do after graduating, and where are you now?
I´m a professor and researcher at Universida de Antioquia with a lot of international contacts.

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