Same school, new name. The School of Informatics and Computing is changing its name effective January 11, 2023. Learn more about the name change

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Biomedical research leads to a better understanding of health and the biomedical sciences, new standards of care and innovative treatments for disease. Informatics research seeks to apply informatics, data analytics and innovations in technology development and system sciences to drive improved health care delivery, quality, effectiveness, access and outcomes.

Students have the opportunity to collaborate with faculty researchers who are exploring basic, clinical and applied research frontiers throughout the biomedical, clinical and population health and information sciences fields.

Our primary research areas focus on:

  • Bioinformatics & Computational Biology
  • Clinical Informatics
  • Clinical Business Intelligence
  • Health Information Management
  • Public Health Informatics

Research Centers

BioHealth Informatics Research Center

Researchers at the BioHealth Informatics Research Center develop new tools and opportunities in health care. Combining data analytics with industry engagement, we create transformative improvements through innovative research and collaboration.

Using health data management to craft practical solutions, BHIR fuses research streams into biomedical information solutions that solve problems at every level of the biohealth continuum.