Carrie Reale, MSN, RN-BC, received the Harriet H. Werley Award for the paper she led entitled “User-Centered Design of a Machine Learning Intervention for Suicide Risk Prediction in a Military Setting.” This award was given during the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) 2020 Virtual Annual Symposium on November 14-18. It is presented for a paper with a nurse as the first author that is judged to be of exceptional scholarship and contribution to the advancement of nursing science through informatics.

Carrie is a board-certified nurse informaticist who specializes in the design, facilitation, and analysis of healthcare-related usability evaluations at the Center for Research and Innovation in Systems Safety at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. This paper was co-authored with Dr. Laurie Novak, Katelyn Robinson, Christopher Simpson, Michael Ripperger and Dr. Colin Walsh at VUMC and Dr. Jessica Ribeiro and Dr. Joseph Franklin at Florida State University. It was recommended by the AMIA Annual Symposium Scientific Program Committee, and the selection was made by a special committee within the AMIA Nursing Informatics Working Group.

Congratulations to Carrie and the team! Stay tuned for the PubMed link once the proceedings are made available.

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