School of Medicine

Biomedical Informatics Research

Faculty

Faculty

Denise E. Beaudoin, MD, MSPH, MS

Dr. Denise E. Beaudoin earned her MD from the Medical College of Pennsylvania, her MSPH from the University of Colorado, Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, and her MS from the University of Utah, Department of Biomedical Informatics. She is an Assistant Professor (Lecturer Track) in the University of Utah’s Department of Biomedical I... Read More

Specialties: Preventive Medicine

Bruce E. Bray, MD

Development and implementation of informatics tools in the health care environment; knowledge representation models and structured vocabularies for clinical medicine; medical expert systems and computerized practice guidelines; standards in medical informatics.... Read More

Specialties: Cardiology, Echocardiography, Medical Informatics

Wendy W. Chapman, PhD

Dr. Chapman earned her Bachelor's degree in Linguistics and her PhD in Medical Informatics from the University of Utah in 2000. From 2000-2010 she was a National Library of Medicine postdoctoral fellow and then a faculty member at the University of Pittsburgh. She joined the Division of Biomedical Informatics at the University of California, San Di... Read More

Mike Conway, PhD

Since earning his PhD from the University of Sheffield’s Department of Computer Science in 2007, Dr Conway's research has centered on utilizing Natural Language Processing for applications in public health informatics. First, in Dr Nigel Collier’s research group at the National Institute of Informatics, Japan (2007-2009) where, funded by a  Japanes... Read More

Guilherme Del Fiol, MD, PhD

Dr. Guilherme Del Fiol earned his PhD in Biomedical Informatics from the University of Utah. He earned his MD at the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil and his MS in Computer Science at Catholic University of Parana, Brazil. He is an Assistant Professor in the University of Utah’s Department of Biomedical Informatics since 2011. Prior to the Universit... Read More

R. Scott Evans, MS, PhD, FACMI

Dr. R. Scott Evans earned his PhD in Medical Biophysics and Computing from the University of Utah and his MS in Parasitology/Microbiology from Brigham Young University. He is a tenured professor in the University of Utah’s Biomedical Department of Informatics. In 1997, he did a fellowship with the American College of Medical Informatics. His areas... Read More

Specialties: Biomedical Informatics

Julio C. Facelli, PhD

Dr. Facelli was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina and attended the University of Buenos Aires where he got his Ph.D in physics in 1982. In 1993 he did post-doctoral research at the University of Arizona and the following year he joined the University of Utah. At the University of Utah he was the Director of the Center for High Performance Computing f... Read More

Specialties: Biomedical Informatics

Ramkiran Gouripeddi, MS, MBBS

Dr. Ram Gouripeddi earned his MS from Arizona State University (2009) and his medical degree from MGR Medical University, India. He is an Assistant Professor in the University of Utah’s Department of Biomedical Informatics. He has broad interests in clinical and clinical research informatics. He participates in research in which investigators attem... Read More

Joseph W. Hales, PhD

Dr. Joseph W. Hales earned his PhD in Medical Informatics at the University of Utah. He is an associate professor (clinical) in the University of Utah’s Department of Biomedical Informatics and an adjunct associate professor of Pediatrics in the University of Utah’s School of Medicine. Dr. Hales is the Director of Information Systems at Primary... Read More

Specialties: Biomedical Informatics

Peter J. Haug, MD

Dr. Peter J. Haug earned his MD from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Currently he directs the Homer Warner Center for Informatics Research at Intermountain Healthcare and is a professor in the University of Utah’s Department of Biomedical Informatics, where he is involved in research and postgraduate education. His expertise includes the foll... Read More

Specialties: Internal Medicine, General

Stanley M. Huff, MD

Dr. Stanley M. Huff earned his MD from the University of Utah’s School of Medicine. He is a clinical professor in the University of Utah’s Department of Biomedical Informatics, an adjunct professor of Nursing, and an adjunct assistant professor of Pathology at the University of Utah. His expertise is in the following areas: medical information re... Read More

Specialties: Pathology, Clinical

John F. Hurdle, MD, PhD

Main Research Interests: practical Natural Language Processing for clinical and biomedical text applications; finding smart and inexpensive ways to assess the grocery quality of the foods households buy at grocery stores and online.Education: Dr. John F. Hurdle earned his MD from the University of Colorado (1981) and his MS in Computer Science from... Read More

Specialties: Biomedical Informatics

Kensaku Kawamoto, MHS, MD, PhD

Dr. Kensaku Kawamoto earned both his PhD in Biomedical Engineering and MD from Duke University. He is Associate Chief Medical Information Officer, Director of Knowledge Management and Mobilization (KMM), and Assistant Professor of Biomedical Informatics at the University of Utah Health Sciences Center. As a health informaticist and system archi... Read More

Specialties: Biomedical Informatics

Scott P. Narus, PhD, MS

Dr. Scott P. Narus earned his PhD in Medical Informatics from the University of Utah and his MS in Electrical/Computer Engineering from the University of Arizona. He is an Associate Professor (Clinical) in the University of Utah’s Department of Biomedical Informatics, and an Adjunct Associate Professor of Nursing. Dr. Narus is currently a Medical I... Read More

Specialties: Biomedical Informatics

Catherine J. Staes, BSN, MPH, PhD

Catherine J. Staes earned her MPH from John Hopkins University and her PhD in Medical Informatics from the University of Utah. Dr. Staes is an assistant professor in the University of Utah’s Department of Biomedical Informatics. Her expertise involves systems analysis, decision support, and standards in order to improve communication between publi... Read More

Specialties: Biomedical Informatics

Charlene R. Weir, PhD, RN

Dr. Charlene Weir is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Biomedical Informatics at the University of Utah and the Associate Director for Education and Evaluation for the SLC GRECC as well as an investigator in the SLC IDEAS VA HSR&D center. Dr. Weir has a PhD in social cognitive psychology as well as a MS in Nursing. Her are... Read More

Specialties: Biomedical Informatics