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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

Email: samir.abdelrahman@utah.edu

Phone: 801-587-5237

Damian A. Borbolla, MD, MS

Damian Borbolla earned his Medical Doctor (MD) degree from "Del Salvador" University in Buenos Aires, Argentina. After finalizing his medical training, Damian completed a medical specialization in Health Informatics at Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires, where he was Chief of Residents for two consecutive years. In 2010 Dr. Borbolla moved ... Read More

Email: damian.borbolla@utah.edu

Phone: 801-585-3945

Bruce E. Bray, MD

Dr. Bray is a Professor in the Departments of Medicine (Cardiovascular) and Biomedical Informatics at the University of Utah School of Medicine. Dr. Bray obtained a bachelor of science degree in biology and a medical degree from Loma Linda University. He completed an Internal Medicine Residency at Wright State University / Kettering Medical Center,... Read More

Specialties: Cardiology, Echocardiography, Medical Informatics

Email: bruce.bray@hsc.utah.edu

Phone: 801-581-4080

Mike Conway, PhD

Since earning his PhD from the University of Sheffield’s Department of Computer Science in 2007, Dr Conway's research has centered on utilizing Natural Language Processing for applications in public health informatics. First, in Dr Nigel Collier’s research group at the National Institute of Informatics, Japan (2007-2009) where, fund... Read More

Email: mike.conway@utah.edu

Phone: 801-581-4080

Guilherme Del Fiol, MD, PhD

Dr. Guilherme Del Fiol earned his MD from the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil; his MS in Computer Science from the Catholic University of Parana, Brazil; and his PhD in Biomedical Informatics from the University of Utah. He is currently Associate Professor and Vice-Chair of Research in the University of Utah’s Department of Biomedical In... Read More

Email: guilherme.delfiol@utah.edu

Phone: 801-581-4080

Karen Eilbeck, MSc, PhD

Interim Department Chair, Department of Biomedical Informatics

Dr. Karen Eilbeck earned both her M.Sc. degree in Bioinformatics and her Ph.D. in Biochemistry at the University of Manchester in England. She did postdoctoral training in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Manchester. She is a Professor in the University of Utah’s Biomedical Informatics Department, where she is currently... Read More

Specialties: Biomedical Informatics

Email: keilbeck@genetics.utah.edu

Phone: 801-585-9934

R. Scott Evans, FACMI, MS, PhD

Dr. R. Scott Evans earned his PhD in Medical Biophysics and Computing from the University of Utah and his MS in Parasitology/Microbiology from Brigham Young University. He is a tenured professor in the University of Utah’s Biomedical Department of Informatics. In 1997, he did a fellowship with the American College of Medical Informatics.His areas o... Read More

Specialties: Biomedical Informatics

Email: u0032489@utah.edu

Phone: 801-408-3029

Julio C. Facelli, PhD

Vice Chair, Department of Biomedical Informatics

Dr. Facelli was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina and attended the University of Buenos Aires where he got his Ph.D in physics in 1982. In 1983 he did post-doctoral research at the University of Arizona and the following year he joined the University of Utah.  At the University of Utah he was the Director of the Center for High Performanc... Read More

Specialties: Biomedical Informatics

Email: julio.facelli@utah.edu

Phone: 801-581-4080

Bryan S. Gibson, DPT, PhD

Dr. Bryan Gibson worked as the Cardiac Rehabiliation Program manager at the Salt lake City VA from 2002- 2008. Prior to that he worked on the LDS Hopital Inpatient wound care team. ... Read More

Email: bryan.gibson@utah.edu

Phone: 801-585-0929

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

Email: ram.gouripeddi@utah.edu

Phone: 801-213-4026

Joseph W. Hales, PhD

Dr. Joseph W. Hales earned his PhD in Medical Informatics at the University of Utah. He is an associate professor (clinical) in the University of Utah’s Department of Biomedical Informatics and an adjunct associate professor of Pediatrics in the University of Utah’s School of Medicine. Dr. Hales is the Director of Information Systems at Primary C... Read More

Specialties: Biomedical Informatics

Email: joe.hales@imail.org

Phone: 801-662-6616

Peter J. Haug, MD

Dr. Peter J. Haug earned his MD from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Currently he directs the Homer Warner Center for Informatics Research at Intermountain Healthcare and is a professor in the University of Utah’s Department of Biomedical Informatics, where he is involved in research and postgraduate education.His expertise includes the follo... Read More

Specialties: Internal Medicine, General

Email: peter.haug@imail.org

Phone: 801-507-9253

Stanley M. Huff, MD

Dr. Stanley M. Huff earned his MD from the University of Utah’s School of Medicine. He is a clinical professor in the University of Utah’s Department of Biomedical Informatics, an adjunct professor of Nursing, and an adjunct assistant professor of Pathology at the University of Utah. His expertise is in the following areas: medical information repr... Read More

Specialties: Pathology, Clinical

Email: stan.huff@imail.org

Phone: 801-507-9111

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

Specialties: Biomedical Informatics

Email: john.hurdle@utah.edu

Phone: 801-213-3232

Kensaku Kawamoto, MD, PhD, MHS

Dr. Kensaku Kawamoto is Associate Chief Medical Information Officer of University of Utah Health.  He is also Associate Professor and Vice Chair of Clinical Informatics in the University of Utah Department of Biomedical Informatics.  Dr. Kawamoto earned his B.A. in biochemical sciences from Harvard University, and he earned his M.D., Ph.D... Read More

Specialties: Biomedical Informatics

Email: kensaku.kawamoto@utah.edu

Phone: 801-587-8076

Bernard A. LaSalle, BS

Bernard (Bernie) A. LaSalle earned his BS in Biology from the University of Utah. He is a clinical instructor in the Department of Biomedical Informatics with a focus on research data management, terminology and data integration. He is also the Operations Director of the Biomedical Research Informatics Service Core, which is part of the Center for ... Read More

Specialties: Biomedical Informatics

Email: bernie.lasalle@hsc.utah.edu

Phone: 801-213-4093

Younghee Lee, PhD

Dr. Younghee Lee earned her PhD in Bioinformatics from Ewha Womans University. She was a postdoctoral scholar and a faculty in the Section of Genetic Medicine at the University of Chicago School of Medicine. She is currently an Assistant Professor at the University of Utah's Biomedical Informatics Department and Education Director of the Univer... Read More

Email: younghee.lee@utah.edu

Phone: 801-581-3673

Scott P. Narus, PhD, MS

Dr. Scott P. Narus earned his PhD in Medical Informatics from the University of Utah and his MS in Electrical/Computer Engineering from the University of Arizona. He is an Associate Professor (Clinical) in the University of Utah’s Department of Biomedical Informatics, and an Adjunct Associate Professor of Nursing. Dr. Narus is currently a Med... Read More

Specialties: Biomedical Informatics

Email: scott.narus@hsc.utah.edu

Phone: 801-507-9255

Dennis L. Parker, PhD

Dr. Dennis Parker earned his MS in Physics from Brigham Young University and his PhD in Medical Biophysics and Computing from the University of Utah. He is the Mark H. Huntsman endowed Professor, in the Departments of Radiology and Imaging Sciences, and Biomedical Informatics.  He served as the founding Director of the Utah Center for Advanced... Read More

Email: parker@ucair.med.utah.edu

Phone: 801-581-8654

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Aaron Quinlan, PhD

Aaron Quinlan, Ph.D., is a Professor in the Departments of Human Genetics and Biomedical Informatics at the University of Utah. He received his bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the College of William and Mary and his Ph.D. from Boston College where he focused on population genetics, new methods for emerging DNA sequencing technologi... Read More

Email: aaron.quinlan@utah.edu

Charlene R. Weir, PhD, RN

Dr. Charlene Weir is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Biomedical Informatics at the University of Utah and the Associate Director for Education and Evaluation for the SLC GRECC as well as an investigator in the SLC IDEAS VA HSR&D center. Dr. Weir has a PhD in social cognitive psychology as well as a MS in Nursing. Her are... Read More

Specialties: Biomedical Informatics

Email: charlene.weir@hsc.utah.edu

Phone: 801-581-4080