From Competitors to Collaborators
UMKC researcher leading new consortium of Kansas City hospitals to improve the value of health care. Learn More
Faith in Research
Dr. Jannette Berkley-Patton, Director of the UMKC Community Health Research Group. works to improve health disparities of African Americans in church-community settings
Welcome to the Department of Biomedical and Health Informatics
Our mission is to build excellent programs in translational research (improving health outcomes from bench to bedside) that are supported by the core disciplines of biomedical and health informatics. We aim to improve the health of our community through programs of cutting edge research, quality education and collaborative service. The links below are organized for quick and direct access to commonly sought information, forms and resources. Use the menu to the left for a more detailed and in-depth look at our degree programs (including admissions information), faculty and staff profiles, student resources, research resources and career opportunities.
- Prospective Students
- Master of Science in Bioinformatics
- Graduate Certificate in Clinical Research
- Interdisciplinary PhD Program
- Current Students
- Student Resources
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- Thesis & Capstone Options
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Enhanced Lifestyles for Metabolic Syndrome trial will test group vs. self-directed approaches UMKC is looking for participants. Metabolic syndrome is a bundle of risk factors caused by common lifestyle choices…
A leading UMKC and Saint Luke’s Health System researcher, John Spertus, M.D., M.P.H., was heavily involved in important heart-procedure research that was published earlier this month and presented at the…
Community leaders discuss UMKC efforts to close gaps Health equity is a broad concept that encompasses differences in disease and mortality rates, and in access to healthcare services, among different…
School of Medicine Interim Dean Mary Anne Jackson, M.D., has appointed Mark Nichols, Ph.D., interim chair of the Department of Biomedical and Health Informatics effective August 1, 2018. In this…
Health Sciences Diversity and Inclusion Council Harmony Gala
Saturday, April 4, 2020 from 7 – 10 p.m.
Pierson Auditorium – Atterbury Student Success Center
Black tie optional
A benefit for underrepresented minority students at the UMKC Schools of Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing and Health Studies, and Pharmacy.
This event is Canceled. (as of 3/16/20)
3rd Annual Quotable Osler Poster Competition
Posters will be on display starting at 1 p.m. and then presented in the evening at the Spring Osler Event.
Reception to follow poster presentations.