Shamsi R Berry, PhD

Shamsi R Berry, PhD
Shamsi R Berry, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Informatics


Biosketch

Shamsi Berry, PhD, MS, CPHI, received her undergraduate degree at the University of California, Davis in anthropology. She completed her PhD in anthropology, postdoctoral fellowship in biomedical informatics, and masters in biomedical science at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico. She also completed a graduate certificate in biomedical informatics from Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon. Her research focus lies at the intersection of anthropology and informatics. She focuses on data standards, natural language processing, text mining, and databases using data from the medical examiners office. She was the biomedical consultant on the New Mexico Decedent Image Database.

  • Board Certification

    • American Health Information Management Association
  • Education and Training

    • Postdoctoral Research Fellowship 2015, Biomedical Informatics, University of New Mexico
    • MS 2014, Clincal Research, University of New Mexico
    • Postgraduate Certificate 2014, Clinical and Translational Science, University of New Mexico
    • Postgraduate Certificate 2013, Biomedical Informatics, Oregon Health & Science University
    • PhD 2011, Anthropology, University of New Mexico
    • MS 2003, Anthropology, University of New Mexico
    • BS 1998, Anthropology, University of California-Davis
  • Research

    • Standards and Interoperability
    • Health Informatics
    • Databases
  • Publications

  • Presentations

    • Development challenges and applications of the New Mexico Decedent Image Database. Edgar H, Berry S, BioantTalks: Virtual Osteology, Virtual, Online, 05/2021
    • Redefining Body Adiposity and Health Risks. Quon C, Jun G, Walker M, Berry S, 38th Annual Kalamazoo Community Medical and Health Sciences Virtual Research Day, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 04/2021
    • Regionally-Specific Data Standards Reveal Heterogeneity in Hispanic Death Records. Berry S, American Medical Informatics Association 2021 Informatics Summit, Online, United States, 03/2021
    • An Investigation of Workplace Violence and Radiologic Technologists. Flagg AM, Rainey MN, Shepherd CM, Stovall HC, Turner CP, Street AS, Berry SR, Brown OL, Moore KG, 25th University of Mississippi Medical Center School of Health Related Professions Research Day, Virtual, Online, 03/2021
    • The New Mexico Decedent Image Database: Expanding Research in Imaging Informatics. Berry S, American Medical Informatics Association Biomedical Imaging Informatics Working Group, Online, United States, 03/2021
    • The New Mexico Decedent Image Database (NMDID): A New Resource for Forensic Anthropology. Berry SR, Edgar HJH, 2021 National Institute of Justice Forensic Science Research and Development Symposium, Online, United States, 02/2021
    • Updates on Informatics Research Started at UNM. Kroth P, Berry S, Biomedical Informatics Seminar Series, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Library and Informatics Center, Online, Online, 12/2020
    • Accessing and Utilizing Metadata from NMDID. Berry SD, The New Mexico Decedent Image Database Webinar Series, Online, Online, 10/2020
    • Merging Anthropology and Informatics: Improving Health Using Data from the Dead. Berry S, University of New Mexico, Department of Anthropology, Anthropology Colloquia Speaker Series, Online, Online, 10/2020
    • Extracting and Standardizing Medical Examiner Data to Improve Health. Berry S, American Medical Informatics Association 2020 Virtual Informatics Summit, Online, Online, 03/2020
    • Merging informatics and anthropology: The New Mexico decedent image database. Berry SR, Afternoon Archaeology seminar, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 09/2019
    • Research from records: retrieving and sharing useful data from a non-research database. Daneshvari Berry SR, Edgar HJ, 88th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists, Cleveland, Ohio, 03/2019
    • NMDID: A new research resource for biological anthropology. Edgar HJ, Daneshvari Berry SR, 88th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists, Cleveland, Ohio, 03/2019
    • NMDID: Development of a large-scale, whole-body CT image database. Berry SR, Edgar HJ, Biomedical Informatics Seminar Series, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Library and Informatics Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 03/2019
    • Testing body mass estimation methods: the Mississippi State Asylum Cemetery. Daneshvari Berry SR, 87th Annual Meeding of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists, Austin, Texas, 04/2018
    • The New Mexico Bioarchaeology Database Project. Stodder AL, Daneshvari Berry SR, 87th Annual Meeding of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists, Austin, Texas, 04/2018
    • Standardizing a large-scale, whole body CT image database. Edgar HJH, Daneshvari Berry SR, 2018 National Institute of Justice Forensic Science Research and Development Symposium, Seattle, Washington, 02/2018
    • Development of a Large-Scale, Whole Body CT Image Database. Berry SR, Edgar HJ, American Medical Informatics Association 2017, Washington, District of Columbia, 11/2017
    • Sexual dimorphism of the Capitate using 3D data. Meyer JV, Edgar HJ, Daneshvari Berry SR, Marquardt WF, 86th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists, New Orleans, Louisiana, 04/2017
    • Can dental morphology contribute to the identification of undocumented border crossers?. Edgar HJ, Cucina A, Daneshvari SR, 85th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists, Atlanta, Georgia, 04/2016
    • Can cephalometircs discriminate between the sexes in a diverse juvenile sample?. O'Donnell A, Daneshvari S, 84th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists, St. Louis, Missouri, 03/2015