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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University of Utah Announces Creation of Jon M. Huntsman Presidential Chairs
Education, Clinical, Recognition, Research
Jun 19, 2018

University of Utah Announces Creation of Jon M. Huntsman Presidential Chairs

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The University of Utah and the Huntsman Family Foundation have announced the creation of twelve presidential faculty chairs in health sciences. The Jon M. Huntsman Presidential Chairs provide sweeping support to academic researchers, educators, and clinicians spanning a wide array of fields. ... Read More

Psychiatry,Select...,Obstetrics and Gynecology,Population Health Sciences,Internal Medicine,Biomedical Informatics
Recognition
Jun 19, 2018

Wendy Chapman Named Inaugural Jon M. Huntsman Presidential Chair

Congratulations! Wendy Chapman, PhD, Professor and Chair, Biomedical Informatics. Six of 12 new presidential faculty chairs at the University of Utah were named Tuesday, June 19, with the remaining six to be named next year. Announced in October by the U and the Huntsman Family Foundation, the Jon M. Huntsman Presidential Chairs are named for the late businessman, philanthropist and founder of the Huntsman Cancer Institute.... Read More

Biomedical Informatics
Education
May 23, 2018

100% Online Informatics Master’s Degree To Launch This Fall

Salt Lake City, Utah - The Department of Biomedical Informatics at the University of Utah School of Medicine has been approved to deliver a 100% online Master’s degree program, with applications currently being accepted for the Fall of 2018. In cooperation with Uonline and Teaching & Learning Technologies (TLT) on campus, course instructors and expert course designers are teaming up to deliver an online program taught by the very same world class researchers here on campus, only now available to anyone remotely. In addition, those applying from the WICHE region of the Western United States will be eligible for Utah resident tuition. Please stay tuned for more information about this exciting new program.... Read More

Biomedical Informatics
Education
Apr 23, 2018

2nd IABtalks Networking Event on May 4th

The Department of Biomedical Informatics Industry Advisory Board (IAB) at the University of Utah is delighted to announce a new mixer event, where the informatics community will get together to present advances on the field and networking. The topic for May 4th is “Interoperability with Clinical Apps and FHIR” and Intersystems. Additionally, we are excited to hear from Dr. Russell Leftwich, Senior Clinical Advisor, Interoperability, for InterSystems and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Biomedical Informatics at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine.... Read More

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Overview of Biomedical Informatics

Biomedical Informatics at the University of Utah