From Competitors to Collaborators
From Competitors to Collaborators

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
Faith in Research

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
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Better Together
Better Together

Better Together

In the growing field of data science, UMKC researchers take an inclusive approach to solving complex problems. Learn More

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.


UMKC researcher helped lead studies published in New England Journal of Medicine

UMKC School of Medicine researcher John Spertus, M.D., M.P.H., is part of two large NIH-funded clinical studies published in the New England Journal of Medicine, Monday, March 30. The studies

Research Study Can Help People Get Healthier

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

Spertus involved in big stent study

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

Health for all remains an elusive goal

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

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2020 Noback-Burton Lecture
Dec 10 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Noback-Burton Lectureship

Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020

Do We Still Need Doctors?

John D. Lantos, M.D.
Professor of Pediatrics
Glasnapp Family Foundation Endowed Chair in Bioethics
Director, Children’s Mercy Bioethics Center
Children’s Mercy Kansas City

Meeting ID: 965 4875 2079
Passcode: 909534

University Holiday – University Closed
Dec 25 2020 – Jan 1 2021 all-day
Vijay Babu Rayudu Quality & Patient Safety Day 2021 – Save the Date
May 14 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

QPSD Event tile May 14, 2021

Please check back…..
Updates will be posted closer the date.

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