Department of Biomedical Informatics

The Department of Biomedical Informatics was established in 1964 at the University of Utah. Located in Salt Lake City, the department is internationally recognized as a leader in biomedical informatics research and education.

The department has a National Library of Medicine (NLM) training grant to support its educational programs. Master of Science (MS), Non-Thesis Master of Science, Certificate and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree programs are offered along with short-term traineeships for students and visiting fellows. Read More.

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Jan 23, 2018

Informatics MS Student Selected as Finalist at AMIA Summit

Informatics MS student Jacob Crump has been selected as one of the three finalists for the prestigious Student Paper Competition at the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) Summit. Jacob’s paper describes a clinical decision support (CDS) prototype using OpenInfobutton to assist clinicians with decisions regarding the ordering of genetic tests and interpretation of genetic test results.... Read More

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Jan 19, 2018

DBMI PhD candidate selected to assist Dr. Altman in preparing AMIA Year-In-Review Talk

Andrew Miller, DBMI PhD candidate working jointly in Professors Eilbeck and Facelli labs and funded by a National Institute of Environmental Health supplement to the department National Library of Medicine T15 Training grant 3T15LM007124-21S1 has been selected to work with Professor Russ Altman (Stanford University) year-in-review in translational informatics.... Read More

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Dec 11, 2017

DBMI Chair Presents at VITAE 2017

Inspiration comes from unexpected places, a theme that reverbrated throughout Vitae, the Office of the Senior Vice President for Health Sciences Research Unit's hallmark event recognizing research excellence across University of Utah Health.This year’s symposium spotlighted six star faculty who captivated the crowd with stories of their science, and how they got to where they are today.... Read More

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Overview of Biomedical Informatics

Biomedical Informatics at the University of Utah