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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

Residency: Italian Hospital of Buenos Aires

Medical School: University of Salvador

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, Clinical Informatics, Echocardiography

Fellowship: University of Utah School of Medicine

Residency: Wright State University/Kettering Medical Center

Medical School: Loma Linda University

Email: bruce.bray@hsc.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

Residency: University of São Paulo

Medical School: University of São Paulo

Email: guilherme.delfiol@utah.edu

Phone: 801-581-4080

Karen Eilbeck, MSc, PhD

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. Prior to moving to Uta... 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, FACMI

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 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 Hospital Inpatient wound care team. He has served as and Asistant professor in the Department of Biomedical Informatics since 2015. Dr Gibson's research expertise is in the Sociotechnical aspect of In... 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

Residency: Stanley Government Hospital

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

Email: ram.gouripeddi@utah.edu

Phone: 801-213-4026

Joseph W. Hales, PhD, FACMI

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, FACMI

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: General Internal Medicine

Residency: LDS Hospital

Fellowship: University of Utah, Department of Medical Informatics

Medical School: University of Wisconsin Medical School

Email: peter.haug@imail.org

Phone: 801-507-9253

Stanley M. Huff, MD, FACMI

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 i... Read More

Specialties: Pathology, Clinical

Residency: University of Utah

Residency: University of New Mexico

Medical School: University of Utah

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

Medical School: University of Colorado, Denver

Email: john.hurdle@utah.edu

Phone: 801-213-3232

Kensaku Kawamoto, MD, PhD, MHS, FACMI

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.  He is a Fellow of the American College of Medical Informatics and a Fellow of the American Medical Informa... Read More

Specialties: Biomedical Informatics

Medical School: Duke University School of Medicine

Email: kensaku.kawamoto@utah.edu

Phone: 801-587-8076

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

Yves Lussier, MD, FACMI

Chair of the Department of Biomedical Informatics

Yves A. Lussier, MD, FAMCI, is the Chair of Biomedical Informatics at University of Utah School of Medicine. As a professional engineer and physician-scientist, he is an international expert in translational bioinformatics and a pioneer in research informatics techniques including systems biology, data representation through ontologies, and high-th... Read More

Specialties: Family Medicine

Residency: University of Sherbrooke

Medical School: University of Sherbrooke

Email: yves.lussier@utah.edu

Lab: Lab Website

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: dennis.parker@hsc.utah.edu

Phone: 801-581-8654

Lab: Lab Website

Andrew R. Post, MD, PhD

Andrew Post, MD, PhD is Director of Research Informatics at Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI), and he also is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Biomedical Informatics. He has 15 years of experience in healthcare data management for cohort discovery, clinical trial accrual, analytics, and simplifying access to electronic health recor... Read More

Medical School: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Email: u6024768@utah.edu

Phone: 801-585-0600

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, FACMI

Dr. Charlene Weir is currently a Professor and past Director of Graduate Studies for the Department of Biomedical Informatics at the University of Utah. Dr. Weir has a PhD in Social Cognitive psychology as well as an MS in Nursing. Dr. Weir was elected as a Fellow of the American College of Medical Informatics in 2011 and as a Distinguish... Read More

Specialties: Biomedical Informatics

Email: charlene.weir@hsc.utah.edu

Phone: 801-581-4080