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.
Hitachi, Ltd., and University of Utah Health today announced the joint development of a decision support system that allows clinicians and patients to choose from available pharmaceutical options for treating type-2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). ... Read More
Students, alumni, and faculty from the Department of Biomedical Informatics (DBMI) and industry representatives from the community braved cold weather and 6 inches of snow to attend the debut of IABTalks, a new networking event sponsored by the DBMI’s Industry Advisory Board (IAB).... Read More
Thank you so much for making IABtalks one of the most memorable networking and presentation events we have ever had. The talks were powerful, engaging, and informative, and the networking portion of the event provided employers and students a great opportunity to learn more about each other. Alumni had the chance to reconnect, the food was great, and individuals from over 25 companies attended! The feedback was so positive that we have already begun planning our next event, scheduled for early May.... Read More
Informatics MS student Jacob Crump has been selected as one of the three finalists for the prestigious Student Paper Competition at the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) Summit. Jacob’s paper describes a clinical decision support (CDS) prototype using OpenInfobutton to assist clinicians with decisions regarding the ordering of genetic tests and interpretation of genetic test results.... Read More
Andrew Miller, DBMI PhD candidate working jointly in Professors Eilbeck and Facelli labs and funded by a National Institute of Environmental Health supplement to the department National Library of Medicine T15 Training grant 3T15LM007124-21S1 has been selected to work with Professor Russ Altman (Stanford University) year-in-review in translational informatics.... Read More