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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Apr 23, 2017

Jingran Wen, Ph.D.

Congratulations to our graduate, Dr. Jingran Wen, who received a BWF travel award for her distinguished poster presentation at the 2017 Association for Clinical and Translational Sciences annual meeting.... Read More

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Nov 30, 2012

Homer Warner -- Founder of Biomedical Informatics

Dr. Homer Warner, who passed away on Nov. 29, was a giant among faculty members at the University of Utah. Known internationally as a pioneer in the field of biomedical informatics, he was the founding chair of the U's Department of Biomedical Informatics. I recently had the chance to interview Dr. Warner as part of the Dean's Roundtable series where he inspired and captivated our medical students. ... Read More

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