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


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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NIDDK Awards University of Utah Researchers
Jun 01, 2020

NIDDK Awards University of Utah Researchers

The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) has awarded a new grant (1R18DK123372-01A1) to the University of Utah to promote real world implementation of an evidence-based weight management program integrated with the EHR. The project will run from 7/1/2020 to 6/30/2025. The project PIs are Dr. Molly Conroy, Division Chief of General Internal Medicine at the University of Utah (contact PI) and Dr. Kensaku Kawamoto, Vice Chair for Clinical Informatics in the Department of Biomedical Informatics.... Read More

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DBMI Contributing to COVID-19 Research
Apr 23, 2020

DBMI Contributing to COVID-19 Research

During these challenging times in dealing with the massive fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic, our faculty are staying busy by contributing to the University of Utah’s research goal to create a brighter future for all of us. See what some of our faculty are doing. ... Read More

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