Shamsi R Berry, PhD

Shamsi R Berry, PhD
Shamsi R Berry, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Informatics


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Contact Information

WMed
1000 Oakland Drive
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Administrative:
Program in Biomedical Informatics
269.337.6068
shamsi.berry@med.wmich.edu

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

    • 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
    • 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
    • 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: 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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