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.

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

Expertise

The breadth and depth of research opportunities at The University of Utah are unmatched because of our close relationships with collaborating institutions, state and local public health agencies. Our program is unique for its strength in each of the following areas: Read More

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SCALE-UP Utah Awarded $5 Million to Improve COVID-19 Testing Among Underserved and Vulnerable Populations
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Sep 30, 2020

SCALE-UP Utah Awarded $5 Million to Improve COVID-19 Testing Among Underserved and Vulnerable Populations

Huntsman Cancer Institute, research news, covid-19, coronavirus, iii

With a goal of reducing health disparities in Utah, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded $5 million to researchers at University of Utah Health and Huntsman Cancer Institute. The team is leading SCALE-UP Utah, an initiative that aims to increase the acceptance, reach, uptake and long-term sustainability of COVID-19 screening and testing. ... Read More

Biomedical Informatics,Population Health Sciences,Internal Medicine
2020 IAB Strategic Planning Retreat
education
Sep 17, 2020

2020 IAB Strategic Planning Retreat

On September 17, 2020 the Department of Biomedical Informatics hosted the 2nd Annual IAB Strategic Planning Virtual Retreat. In 2019 we met in person and many of the recommendations provided by our industry partners were incorporated into our curriculum. ... Read More

Biomedical Informatics
VA Honor for Professor Matthew Samore, MD
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Aug 13, 2020

VA Honor for Professor Matthew Samore, MD

Wellness and Integrative Health,Psychiatry, veterans health care

Matthew Samore, MD, an H.A. and Edna Benning Presidential Professor of Medicine has received the highest honor for a Department of Veterans Affairs health researcher: 2019 Under Secretary's Award for Outstanding Achievement in Health Services Research. Since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, Samore has conducted infectious disease research to determine the true rate of COVID-19 infection in Utah. ... Read More

Psychiatry,Population Health Sciences,Family and Preventive Medicine,Biomedical Informatics

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