Histopathological Image Analysis (HIMA) is an unofficial group with the goal to promote and advance histopathological image analysis by organizing a series of meetings, workshops, seminars; by publishing relevant papers, opinion pieces, giving presentations, by creating and supporting a community of interested parties and facilitating better communication in this community.



Drs. Gurcan, Madabhushi, Feldman and Tomaszewski organized the first Histopathological Image Analysis (HIMA) workshop in 2007, which was attended by 12 people. Since that workshop, they organized 14 more meetings at different venues (IEEE ISBI, MICCAI, ICPR, SPIE meetings) and locations (Paris, New York, Toronto, Nice). Currently, one conference SPIE Medical Imaging Digital Pathology Conference and Pathology Informatics HIMA workshop are organized and supported by the HIMA leadership.



Schedule of Presentations


August 15-16, 2007 Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA

May 15, 2008 ISBI, Paris, France

September 6, 2008 MICCAI, New York, NY

July 6-7, 2009 OSU, Columbus, OH

September 20, 2009 MICCAI, London, UK

August 23, 2010 ICPR, Istanbul, Turkey

September 19, 2010 Pathology Informatics, Boston, MA (PDF)

October 4, 2011 Pathology Informatics, Pittsburgh, PA (PDF)

August 18, 2011 MICCAI, Toronto, Canada

February 9, 2012 SPIE MI, San Diego, CA

October 5, 2012 MICCAI, Nice, France

October 9, 2012 Pathology Informatics, Chicago, IL (PDF)

February 10-11, 2013 SPIE MI, Lake Bueno Vista, FL

February 15-16, 2014 SPIE MI, San Diego, CA

May 13, 2014 Pathology Informatics, Pittsburgh, PA (PDF)

May 5-8, 2015 Pathology Informatics, Pittsburgh, PA

May 23-26, 2016 Pathology Informatics, Pittsburgh, PA


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