MOLLIE REBECCA POYNTON
  • Associate Professor, College Of Nursing
  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Biomedical Informatics Resrch
  • Presidential Scholar
  • Associate Dean for Research and the PhD Program, College Of Nursing

Honors & Awards

  • Ambassador. Friends of the National Institute of Nursing Reseaarch, 01/2017
  • Distinguished Poster Award. American Medical Informatics Association, 11/2016
  • Fellow. American College of Medical Informatics, 11/2016
  • Presidential Scholar. University of Utah, 07/2016
  • Best Original Scientific Poster Award for NACCT 2014. American Association of Poison Control Centers/ North American Conference on Clinical Toxicology, 10/01/2015
  • "Fifteen Leading Professors of Nursing Informatics". Media/medicaltechnologyschools.com, 01/2015
  • 2014 Harriet H. Werley Award for nursing informatics. American Medical Informatics Association, Nursing Informatics Working Group, 11/15/2014
  • Nominee, Distinguished Paper Award. American Medical Informatics Association, 10/21/2014
  • Fellow. American Academy of Nursing, 10/2014
  • Alumni Legacy Leader Award. Indiana University School of Nursing, 06/2014
  • Excellence in Research Award. Gammo Rho Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International, 04/2014
  • Excellence in Research & Scholarship Award. University of Utah College of Nursing, 08/25/2012
  • Full scholarship, Complex Systems Summer School. Santa Fe Institute and National Science Foundation (Grant No. 0200500) , 06/01/2007
  • Emily Holmquist Award. Indiana University Alumni Association and Indiana University School of Nursing, 05/01/2004
  • University Graduate Fellowship. Indiana University, 08/01/2000
  • National Research Service Award. Indiana University/ National Institute for Nursing Research T32 Training Grant, 08/01/2000
  • MSN Research Excellence Award. Northern Kentucky University, 05/01/2000
  • Dean's Research Award. University of Illinois College of Nursing, 05/01/1994

Affiliations

  • VA Salt Lake Informatics, Decision Enhancement, and Surveillance Center (IDEAS), Affiliated Investigator, 03/01/2013 - present
  • Salt Lake City VA Medical Center (SLCVAMC), Research WOC, 05/01/2009 - present

In the Media

  • Profile piece in peer-reviewed journal: Nicoll, L. H. (2015). "Introducing Mollie Cummins, PhD, RN, FAAN." CIN: Computers, Informatics, Nursing 33(8): 333-334. 08/01/2015.
  • Featured as one of "Fifteen Leading Professors of Nursing Informatics". 07/01/2015. http://www.medicaltechnologyschools.com/nursing-in...
  • Featured Health IT Success Story on AHRQ Health IT Portfolio Youtube Channel. 05/15/2014. http://youtu.be/lH_i5qRflPM

Professional Service

  • Ambassador Program, Friends of the National Institute of Nursing Research (FNINR). Role: Ambassador. Ambassador. 01/2017 - present
  • 2017 IEEE International Conference on Healthcare Informatics. Program Chair. 01/2017 - present
  • Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association. Role: Reviewer. Reviewer. 01/2016 - present
  • Alliance for Nursing Informatics Emerging Leaders Program. Role: Mentor. mentor. 01/2016 - 12/2018
  • NCATS . Role: Member . EHR Recruitment Working Group. 10/01/2015 - present
  • CIN: Computers, Informatics, Nursing. Role: Editor. Editor, ANI Connection and CIN Plus sections of the journal. 03/01/2015 - 03/31/2016
  • Utah Nursing Informatics Network. Role: President. Utah Nursing Informatics Network. 12/01/2014 - 06/30/2016
  • Methods of Information in Medicine. Role: Reviewer. Methods of Information in Medicine. 11/01/2014 - present
  • Journal of Applied Clinical Informatics. Role: Reviewer. Journal of Applied Clinical Informatics. 01/01/2014 - present
  • Alliance for Nursing Informatics. Role: Steering Committee. Nationally elected member of the ANI steering committee. 08/01/2013 - 08/01/2016
  • Utah Nursing Informatics Network. Role: Director-at-large. Board of Directors. 10/01/2012 - 12/01/2014
  • IEEE Systems Science. Role: Reviewer. Reviewer. 07/01/2012 - present
  • International Journal of Medical Informatics. Role: Reviewer. Reviewed manuscripts for publication. 01/01/2011 - present
  • Clinical Toxicology. Role: Reviewer. Reviewed manuscripts for publication. 01/01/2011 - present
  • Journal of Biomedical Informatics. Role: Reviewer. Reviewed manuscripts for publication. 01/01/2011 - present
  • AMIA Nursing Informatics Workgroup. Role: Member. Communications Committee. 01/01/2011 - 12/31/2013
  • Utah Nursing Informatics Network. Role: Director-at-large, Member. Served on board of organization in final year of term (until July). 01/01/2011 - 12/31/2011
  • American Medical Informatics Association Annual Symposium. Role: Reviewer. Reviewed manuscripts and abstracts for presentation. 01/01/2008 - present

Internal Service

  • T32 Internal Advisory Board. Member, 01/2017 - present. College service.
  • Research Committee. ALT Liaison/ Member, 10/2016 - present. College service.
  • PhD Program Committee. ALT Liaison/ Member, 10/2016 - present. College service.
  • Student Fee Scholarship Committee. Member, 08/2016 - present. University service.
  • Health Sciences Center Integrated Data Analytics Strategy (UUMG working Group). Member, 08/2016 - present. Other service.
  • Health Sciences Center Research Advisory Council. member, 08/2016 - present. Other service.
  • Health Sciences Center Search Committee for Medical Director of the Utah Poison Control Center. Member, 08/2015 - 06/30/2016. Other service.
  • Health Sciences Center Curriculum Committee, MSCI program. member, 08/2015 - 06/30/2016. Other service.
  • Non-thesis Professional Master's Degree Workgroup (Department of Biomedical Informatics/ College of Nursing). Member, 08/01/2015 - 06/30/2016. Department service.
  • RPT Oversight Committee. Chair, 07/01/2015 - 06/30/2016. College service.
  • MS-DNP Committee. Member , 07/01/2015 - 06/30/2016. College service.
  • Communication, Decision Making and Informatics (CDMI) RITE Group. Leader, 04/01/2015 - 10/01/2016. College service.
  • Biomedical Informatics Professional NTMS Working Group. Member/ CON Representative, 04/01/2015 - 06/30/2016. Other service.
  • Cummings Endowed Chair Search Committee. Member, 12/30/2014 - 09/01/2015. College service.
  • Faculty IT Ad Hoc Committee of the Academic Senate. Member, 12/02/2014 - present. University service.
  • University CIO Search Interview Group. 11/01/2014 - 11/29/2014. University service.
  • Academic Senate. Senator for the College of Nursing, 08/26/2014 - present. University service.
  • China Delegation Visit for nursing informatics and care management. Planning Committee/ Host, 08/26/2014 - 10/31/2014. College service.
  • RPT Oversight Committee. Member, 08/01/2014 - 06/30/2015. College service.
  • University IT Support Services Governance Portfolio. Member, 07/01/2014 - 08/31/2015. University service.
  • Organizing Committee for Utah Poison Control Center Anniversary Symposium. Member, 04/01/2014 - 10/31/2014. University service.
  • Learning Health System Seminar Series. Planning Committee, 01/01/2014 - 06/30/2014. Department service.
  • Faculty Writing Group. Manager/ Organizer, 10/01/2012 - 05/01/2014. College service.
  • Search Committee. Member, 09/01/2012 - 07/31/2013. College service.
  • Faculty Information Technology Committee. 06/01/2012 - 09/01/2014. University service.
  • Committee for a Technology Enhanced Curriculum. Member, 09/01/2011 - 08/01/2014. University service.
  • PhD Program Committee. Member, 09/01/2010 - present. College service.

Community Partnership

  • First Lego League Robotics Coach/ Science Education Volunteer - 4H/ Utah State University Extension Center/ Swaner EcoCenter. 06/01/2012 - 04/01/2014
  • Science Fair and STEM Education Volunteer, Parley's Park Elementary School. 02/01/2011 - 12/31/2014