School of Medicine

Biomedical Informatics Research

Our Experts


Samir E. Abdelrahman, MSc, PhD

Dr. Abdelrahman earned B.Sc. in Operations Research, and M.Sc, Ph.D. in computer science (artificial intelligence domain). He has trained as a research scholar in highly prestigious universities; namely the University of Minnesota at Twin Cities, Vanderbilt University, the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, and the University of Utah... Read More

Research Interests: Artificial Intelligence, Big Data Analytics, Data Mining in Biomedical Informatics, Information Extraction, Information Retrieval, Machine Learning, Predictive Analytics, Visual Analytics


Phone: 801-587-5237

Ramkiran Gouripeddi, MBBS, MS

Dr. Ram Gouripeddi earned his MS from Arizona State University (2009) and his medical degree from MGR Medical University, India. He is an Assistant Professor in the University of Utah’s Department of Biomedical Informatics.He has broad interests in clinical and clinical research informatics. He participates in research in which investigators attemp... Read More

Research Interests: Air Pollution, Big Data Analytics, Clinical Decision Support Systems, Clinical Research Informatics, Comparative Effectiveness Research, Computational Modeling, Data Architecture, Data Mining, Data Modeling, Data Quality, Distributed Information Systems for Clinical and Translational Research, Distributional Semantics, Exposomics, Federated Biomedical Query Systems, Global Health, Health Information Standards Development and Use, Health Services Research, Identity Resolution, Knowledge Discovery, Machine Learning, Metadata Discovery, Personalized Medicine, Phenotyping, Semantic Integration of Information, Terminologies & Ontologies

Residency: Stanley Government Hospital

Medical School: Stanley Medical College, M.G.R. Medical University


Phone: 801-213-4026

John F. Hurdle, MD, PhD

Main Research Interests: practical, real world natural language processing (NLP) for clinical and biomedical text applications. Past major research contributions: patient safety with a focus on adverse drug events; data mining in renal transplantation databases; more NLP, of course, and finding smart and inexpensive ways to assess, and relate to he... Read More

Research Interests: Clinical Natural Language Processing, Ethics Committees, Research, Health Services, Nutritional Data Mining

Specialties: Biomedical Informatics

Medical School: University of Colorado, Denver


Phone: 801-213-3232

Mike Conway, PhD

Research Interests: Bioethics, Clinical Natural Language Processing, Consumer Health Informatics, Health Informatics, Natural Language Processing, Public Health Informatics


Phone: 801-581-4080