Kathy Sward, Associate Professor, College of Nursing and an adjunct professor in the Department of Biomedical Informatics, has been named as one of four Presidential Scholars at the University of Utah, an award that honors extraordinary research and academic efforts of early to mid-career faculty. The award provides talented faculty with financial backing to support their scholarly, teaching and/or research initiatives.... Read MoreBiomedical 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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Congratulations to Mike Conway, a faculty member in our department, who coauthored a paper that has been selected as one of the three best papers of 2018 in the “Consumer Health Informatics and Education” subfield of medical informatics by the IMIA Yearbook of Medical Informatics.... Read MoreBiomedical Informatics
University of Utah Health is proud to announce that Kensaku Kawamoto, M.D., Ph.D., M.H.S., was recognized by Modern Healthcare as one of this year’s Top 25 Innovators. ... Read MoreBiomedical Informatics
Dr. Michael Good, Senior VP, Health Sciences, announced the appointment of Karen Eilbeck, PhD, as interim chair of the Department of Biomedical Informatics. Her appointment was effective July 12, 2019.... Read MoreBiomedical Informatics
On July 18th, the Department celebrated our departing chair, Dr. Wendy Chapman at a farewell reception at the University Park Marriott. ... Read MoreBiomedical Informatics
Wendy W. Chapman, PhD, has accepted a position as the Associate Dean for Digital Health and Informatics and a Director of a new Centre for Clinical and Public Health Informatics at the University of Melbourne in Australia. Dr. Chapman is excited about the professional opportunities in Melbourne as well as the adventures her family is about to embark on! ... Read MoreBiomedical Informatics