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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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Oct 04, 2018

Ken Kawamoto Elected to Serve on the HL7 Board

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 More

Biomedical Informatics
Sep 04, 2018

University Research Awards pass $500 Million Milestone

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 More

Biomedical Informatics
University of Utah Announces Creation of Jon M. Huntsman Presidential Chairs
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,Obstetrics and Gynecology,Population Health Sciences,Internal Medicine,Biomedical Informatics

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Overview of Biomedical Informatics

Biomedical Informatics at the University of Utah