About the Journal

Editorial Board

(Acting) Editor-in-chief

Tiffany Leung, MD, MPH, FACP, FAMIA, FEFIM

Scientific Editor, JMIR Publications (Canada)

Past Editorial Board Members


John F Pearson, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesthesiology, University of Utah School of Medicine, USA


Dr. Pearson is currently pursuing a fellowship in Clinical Informatics at BIDMC to gain in-depth training in digital health tools with the goal of integrating patient-generated data into clinical decision making. To that end, he is the co-PI of a clinical trial that is aimed at the gamification of post-operative incentive spirometry to reduce pulmonary complications after surgery. He specializes in techniques such as digital phenotyping and geospatial analysis of smartphone-generated data, and hope to operationalize digital health tools in the perioperative care setting.

Section Editors

David Feinstein, MD

Assistant Professor, Anesthesia, Harvard Medical School, USA

Anesthesiologist, Director, Clinical Informatics and Simulation Training, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, USA


Dr. Feinstein has special interests in simulation training, airway management, safety training, and technology assessment. He was an invited member of the original Harvard Simulation Task Force, which formed in 1991 to investigate the possibility of using human patient simulators for medical education at Harvard. He helped design both the first and the current simulation facilities and through his 14-year involvement, has played a significant role in the development and implementation of the simulator-based curriculum at the Center for Medical Simulation in Cambridge/Boston.

Sean Runnels, MD

Associate Professor, University of Utah Department of Anesthesiology, Salt Lake, USA


Sean Runnels is an anesthesiologist with a special interest in global health, airway management. In addition to a cardiac fellowship, he has spent three consecutive years working and teaching in Guinea and Rwanda. He has commercialized three airway devices and is the CEO of TTCmed.com.

Jane Y. Zhao, MD, MS

Department of Surgery, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, USA


Dr. Zhao is a surgeon informatician located in Buffalo, NY. She received her medical degree from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston and her undergraduate degree from Vanderbilt University. She currently serves on the American College of Surgeons Health Information Technology Committee. She has been recognized locally and nationally for her leadership, innovation, humanism, and role as an educator.

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