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Investigator Profile

Anders Westanmo, PharmD, MBA

Positions
Clinical Informaticist, Minneapolis VA
Education
PharmD University of Minnesota, MBA University of Wisconsin - Whitewater
Contact Information
anders.westanmo@va.gov
Research Interests
Informatics is only useful if the practitioner is skilled at extracting data and understands the clinical relevance. I have spent a career developing clinical, research, and informatics skills and in obtaining and translating clinical data into meaningful and actionable work. I have a personal mission to promote and support unfunded research at the VA. This includes being on the IRB and performing the structured query language (SQL) work for the projects. I am currently involved in seven research projects using SQL and work in VINCI daily.
Publications
Full bibliography on PubMed
VA Research Topics
Informatics; Preventive Medicine
MeSH Key Words
Big Data; Medical Informatics; Databases, Factual
Professional Networking
ResearchGate