Formerly Medical Informatics (A Graduate Group)
Nicholas Anderson, Ph.D., Chair
Graduate Study. The Master's degree program seeks to train the next generation of researchers, clinicians
The course of study provides research-oriented training that spans the use of computer systems in medicine today, including methods for clinical data acquisition, storage, and retrieval, the development, use and implementation of the electronic medical record, management of clinical data, and the use of medical decision support systems. A research project and thesis are mandatory degree requirements.
Preparation. The Group encourages applications from clinicians, healthcare IT professionals and researchers who have had some experience in the manipulation of healthcare data.
Clinicians (M.D., R.N., Pharm.D., others):
A. Successful completion of Clinical Education, at the Baccalaureate level or higher.
B. Working knowledge
Demonstrated through completed baccalaureate or higher level coursework, work experience, or clinical focus.
Healthcare Information Technology Professionals:
A. Working experience in Healthcare IT, biotech or similar experience.
B. Knowledge of Human Disease and Conditions C. Knowledge of Medical Terminology.
Demonstrated through completed coursework or professional experience.
A. Applied background (Baccalaureate or higher) in computer science, information science, biology or related field.
B. Domain experience in health information or biology.
Demonstrated through completed coursework, baccalaureate or higher degrees, personal research experience.
Graduate Advisor. Mark Carroll (Public Health Sciences and Pathology and Laboratory Medicine)