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.

NEWS

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

Dr. Mark Nichols appointed interim chair of Biomedical and Health Informatics

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

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EVENTS

Mar
31
Tue
DBHI Multi-Disciplinary Seminar
Mar 31 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Apr
4
Sat
Health Sciences Diversity and Inclusion Council Harmony Gala
Apr 4 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Gala Poster Design

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.

 

Apr
7
Tue
DBHI Multi-Disciplinary Seminar
Apr 7 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Apr
14
Tue
DBHI Multi-Disciplinary Seminar
Apr 14 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Osler Spring Event and Poster Session
Apr 14 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

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.



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