School of Medicine
Department Office: 421 Wakara Way, Suite 140, Salt Lake City, UT 84108
Mailing Address: 421 Wakara Way, Suite 140, Salt Lake City, UT 84108
Department Chair: Wendy Chapman, Ph.D
Director of Grad Studies: Charlene Weir, Ph.D.
The Department of Biomedical Informatics is a clinical science department within the School of Medicine. The department is internationally recognized for its contributions to clinical health information systems, computerized decision-making, evaluation of computerized patient care, genetic epidemiology/bioinformatics, medical imaging, and biomedical informatics research. Facilities for research include University Hospital, Intermountain Health Care (IHC), Intermountain Medical Center and other IMC related hospitals and clinics, the Department of Veterans Affairs Salt Lake VA Medical Center (VAMC), Utah Department of Health, and HealthInsight, the PRO for Utah and Nevada. Current education and research opportunities range from basic to applied sciences encompassing three tracks-health care/clinical informatics, clinical research and translation informatics, and public health informatics-for the MS and PhD degrees and a graduate certificate.
Contact the department for a graduate program booklet. See the department’s Web page or the Graduate Information section of this catalog for more information.
Please see the Biomedical Informatics M.S., Ph.D., and Certificate listed in the Program and Course Offerings section.
There are additional admission requirements for the program. Please see the program page for more information.
Predoctoral and postdoctoral National Library of Medicine Fellowships for Training in Medical Informatics are available for qualified candidates. Current fellowship funding is limited to US citizens and permanent residents.
Program and Course Offerings