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.

Education

Accepting PhD Program Applications!

Application deadlines for the PhD program can be extended this year owing to COVID-19. Please email extension requests to john.hurdle@utah.edu. Interviews (by invitation) for prospective PhD candidates will be conducted using Zoom in mid-February 2021. International students should start their visa application process immediately. For the 2021 application season we do not require the GRE or equivalent exams (you may still submit scores if you wish)

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

Expertise

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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Electronic ETA 9035 Posting Letter
research
Jan 21, 2021

Electronic ETA 9035 Posting Letter

To All Employees: Notice is hereby given that a Labor Condition Application (ETA 9035E) for an H-1B nonimmigrant worker is being filed with the United States Department of Labor, Employment & Training Administration, United States Employment Service for the employment of nonimmigrant worker in the occupational classification under the terms and conditions as set forth in the annexed copy of the Labor Condition Application. ... Read More

Biomedical Informatics
The Passing of Reed M. Gardner
recognition
Dec 10, 2020

The Passing of Reed M. Gardner

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Dr. Reed M. Gardner, a noted national leader in the field of biomedical informatics and Emeritus Professor and previous Chair of the Department of Biomedical Informatics (DBMI) at University of Utah.... Read More

Biomedical Informatics
Apply Now: NLM Postdoctoral Fellow Position
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Nov 20, 2020

Apply Now: NLM Postdoctoral Fellow Position

University of Utah has a National Library of Medicine T15 Training Grant postdoctoral position open as of January 2021.  As one of the largest biomedical informatics training programs in the world, the department's faculty and students are a diverse group with a wide range of experience and interests.... Read More

Biomedical Informatics
Dr. Damian Borbolla Accepted into the AMA’s new Health Systems Science Scholars Program
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Nov 19, 2020

Dr. Damian Borbolla Accepted into the AMA’s new Health Systems Science Scholars Program

Congratulations to Dr. Bobolla who was accepted into the 2020-2021American Medical Association (AMA) Health Systems Science Scholars Program. This is a new effort of the AMA to provide select medical school and residency program faculty with the resources and coaching they need to design, implement and evaluate Health Systems Science curricula at their institutions. For more information please see https://www.ama-assn.org/press-center/press-releases/ama-announces-effort-train-future-doctors-health-systems-science.... Read More

Biomedical Informatics
DBMI 2020 Alumni Award  Adi V. Gundlapalli, MD, PhD, MS, ‘06
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Nov 18, 2020

DBMI 2020 Alumni Award Adi V. Gundlapalli, MD, PhD, MS, ‘06

Each year our alumni vote on a graduate who has made an exceptional impact in the areas we value in our department: relevance, relationships, and leadership. This year’s recipient is Adi V. Gundlapalli, MD, PhD, MS. Dr. Gundlapalli, a physician and informatician, is the Chief Public Health Informatics Officer of the Center for Surveillance, Epidemiology, and Laboratory Services. In this role, he leads an interdisciplinary team to meet the evolving data and information needs of public health, thereby enhancing informatics capability. His office aims to innovate and streamline routine and emerging public health action through collaboration and partnerships across CDC, other federal agencies, and external stakeholders. Currently he leads the Data, Analytics, and Modeling Task Force of the CDC COVID-19 Response. He works alongside CDC and US Government colleagues to provide access to data and advanced analytics to support the national response to the pandemic. We recognize the important service that he provides for the nation in his new assignment at CDC. Congratulations Adi! ... Read More

Biomedical Informatics

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