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biomedical researcher , Philosophy educator

Barry Smith, British philosophy educator, biomedical researcher. Recipient Wolfgang Paul award, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, since 2002; fellow, 1983-1984; research grantee, Fonds National de la Recherche Scientifique, Switzerland, 1991-1994, Fonds zur Förderung der wissenschaftlichen Forschung, Austria, 1992-1995, National Science Foundation, 1999—2002. Member of American Medical Informatics Association, American Philosophical Association.

Background

Smith, Barry was born on June 4, 1952 in Bury, Lancashire, England. Son of Reginald and Jean Smith.

Education

Bachelor, Oxford (England) University, 1973. Master of Arts, Oxford (England) University, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy, University Manchester, England, 1976.

Career

Research fellow in philosophy University Sheffield, England, 1976—1979. Lecturer philosophy University Manchester, 1979—1989. Professor International Academy Philosophy, Schaan, Liechtenstein, 1989—1993.

Julian Park professor philosophy University Buffalo, New York, since 1993, distinguished professor, since 2004. Director Institute for Formal Ontology and Medical Information Science Saarland University, Germany, since 2002. Research scientist National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis, Buffalo, since 1996.

Membership

Member of American Medical Informatics Association, American Philosophical Association.

Connections

father:
Reginald Smith

mother:
Jean Smith