University of Utah Health has been named a winner of the prestigious 2018 Vizient Bernard A. Birnbaum, MD, Quality Leadership Award for the ninth year in a row. The team is led by our graduate Sandi Gulbransen. We are privileged to partner with our health system!... 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 Catherine Staes and David Vawdrey, two of our graduates in becoming ACMI fellows this year!... Read MoreBiomedical Informatics
Congratulations Ken Kawamoto! Ken has been elected to serve on the HL7 Board. Founded in 1987, Health Level Seven International (HL7) is a not-for-profit, ANSI-accredited standards developing organization dedicated to providing a comprehensive framework and related standards for the exchange, integration, sharing, and retrieval of electronic health information that supports clinical practice and the management, delivery and evaluation of health services. HL7 is supported by more than 1,600 members from over 50 countries, including 500+ corporate members representing healthcare providers, government stakeholders, payers, pharmaceutical companies, vendors/suppliers, and consulting firms.... Read MoreBiomedical Informatics
With the accumulated efforts of the University of Utah’s faculty, students and administrators in departments and colleges from all corners of campus, and with decades of building quality researchers and exemplary programs and institutes, the U achieved its most successful research funding year ever in 2018, passing a $500 million milestone. The final total is actually $515 million, and it’s composed of grants large and small, from thousands of dollars to study the structural health of Utah’s rock arches to millions of dollars to discover non-opioid painkillers.... Read MoreBiomedical Informatics
Wendy Chapman is one of six faculty members to be awarded the inaugural Jon M. Huntsman Presidential Chair.... Read MoreBiomedical Informatics
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 MorePsychiatry,Obstetrics and Gynecology,Population Health Sciences,Internal Medicine,Biomedical Informatics