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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Education, Research
Jun 07, 2017

DeCART Data Science for the Health Science Summer Program

The University of Utah School of Medicine is pleased to announce that the DeCART (Data, exploration, Computation, and Analytics Real-world Training) Data Science for the Health Science summer program is now open for application. DeCART is a short-term training opportunity for students and professionals from the quantitative and life sciences who are interested in learning or expanding data science skills or learning about application areas within healthcare. Courses will be held at the University of Utah Health Sciences campus in Salt Lake City, Utah, running from June 28, 2017 through July 28, 2017. Courses are offered in two- to four- day sessions, covering a range of biomedical applications for people from clinical, basic science, and engineering backgrounds.... Read More

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May 30, 2017

Fredo Louis, PhD candidate

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We are proud to announce Fredo Louis, a PhD candidate in DBMI, has been accepted in the African American Doctoral Scholars Initiative. It provides $5,000 among other resources. This is the First-of-its-kind program that takes a holistic approach to preparing students for life after graduation.... Read More

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Education, Recognition
May 05, 2017

Katherine Sward, PhD, RN

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We are pleased to announce that Katherine Sward, PhD, RN was awarded the Reed M Gardner Award for Faculty Excellence on April 18, 2017. She is a wonderful asset to our community. Each year, the student body nominates favorite faculty members and adjuncts for consideration of the Reed Gardner Award for Faculty Excellence.... Read More

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