Dr. Peter J. Murray is a registered nurse, educator and health informatician. He is CEO of IMIA, the International Medical Informatics Association; he previously represented the United Kingdom (UK) to IMIA and held several Board positions. He started working in the health services (NHS) in the UK over 30 years ago, as a coronary/cardiac care nurse and a nurse educator. In parallel, he became involved in distance and online education, and in health and nursing informatics.
He has worked for The Open University in the UK, developing distance and online educational materials for nurses and other health professionals. He has been a reviewer for many conferences and journals, and has presented at more than 100 events. He is a Fellow and Chartered Information Technology Professional of the British Computer Society. His current research interests include using social media for collaborative virtual engagement with health informatics events, and use of free/libre and open source software. He has taught on several graduate level health informatics courses, most recently at University of Winchester in the UK and Walter Sisulu University in South Africa.
Peter J. Murray