Marion J. Ball is the author/editor of over 20 books and over 225 articles in the field of Health Informatics. Dr. Ball is a member of the National Academy of Medicine (NAM), serves on the Board of Health on the Net (HON) in Geneva, Switzerland, is co-chair of the TIGER HIMSS Committee, and was elected to membership of the IBM Industry Academy. She received the Morris F. Collen Lifetime Achievement Award from ACMI/AMIA and the Award of Excellence, an International Medical Informatics Association lifetime achievement award. In 2017, Dr. Ball was recognized by HIMSS as one of the Most Influential Women in Health IT, and also named as one of the Most Powerful Women in Healthcare IT by Health Data Management.