OpenMRS February 2013 Contributor of the Month: Roger Friedman

Ken Downey | OpenMRS Blog | February 6, 2013

Each month, we highlight one of the contributors in the OpenMRS community, giving you the opportunity to learn more about the people involved in the project. This month, we’re featuring Roger Friedman, a long-time contributor to the project from the United States. OpenMRS community manager Michael Downey had a chat with Roger to talk about his experiences, and the interview is below. More information about the Contributor of the Month program is available on the OpenMRS wiki. We welcome your feedback about the program and your nominations of fellow contributors!

MD: Hi Roger. Congratulations on being our February 2013 contributor of the month. You’ve been involved in the project for several years, but for the benefit of those who don’t know you, tell us a little about yourself, and how you first heard about OpenMRS.

RF...I first learned about OpenMRS when I began working as a contractor in the Global AIDS Program (GAP) of the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) about 6 years ago. GAP has been involved with OpenMRS virtually from the beginning. Because of my technical background, one of my responsibilities was to follow developments at OpenMRS and bring forward issues relating to HIV/AIDS treatment and monitoring...