The Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology (DMICE) is one of 27 academic departments in the School of Medicine at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU). The DMICE programs are recognized internationally for their accomplishment and innovation.
The Biomedical Informatics program welcomes prospective students interested in our graduate program to learn more about our specialized tracks in clinical informatics, and bioinformatics & computational biology.
The Health Informatics accreditor of OHSU's Biomedical Informatics Graduate Program is the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). The accreditation for masters degree in health informatics has been reaffirmed through 2023. All inquiries about the program’s accreditation status should be directed by mail to CAHIIM, 200 East Randolph Street, Suite 5100, Chicago, IL, 60601; by phone at (312) 235-3255; or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Department of Medical Informatics & Clinical Epidemiology leadership transition
William (Bill) Hersh, M.D., (picture above on left) professor of medical informatics & clinical epidemiology, is stepping down as chair of the Department of Medical Informatics & Clinical Epidemiology (DMICE), OHSU School of Medicine, after more than 25 years of leadership. Dean David Jacoby has appointed Karen Eden, Ph.D., professor of medical informatics & clinical epidemiology (picture above on right) as interim chair, effective Jan. 2, 2023.
DMICE Informatics Conference
Please contact Lynne Schwabe by email for WebEx links.
Monday, April 3, 2023
2:30 pm to 3:30 pm (Pacific)
Virtual Attendance – See Webex Info above
Please join DMICE for the Dissertation Proposal Defense of:
Department of Medical Informatics & Clinical Epidemiology
"A Novel Computational Framework for Inferring the Developmental and Cellular Origins of Rare and Congenital Disorders Using scRNA-seq Data"
Thursday, April 20, 2023
11:30 am to 12:30 pm (pacific)
In-person: BICC 124, BICC Building, Marquam Hill Campus
Webex set up for virtual attendance (see above)
Please join DMICE for a guest presentation by:
Tinashe Mutsvangwa, PhD
Dr. Mutsvangwa is a researcher and educator in biomedical engineering, with a focus on advanced medical image analysis and mHealth application development. He received his PhD in Biomedical Engineering, MSc in Medicine in Biomedical Engineering, and BSc in Electrical Engineering from the University of Cape Town, South Africa
“Advancing Medical Imaging in Low-Resource Settings”
Thursday, April 27, 2023
11:30 am to 12:30 pm (pacific)
This event is Virtual: Webex Info above
Please join DMICE for a special presentation:
“An Integrated Approach to Breast Cancer Risk Assessment Using MammoScreen and Epic in Primary Care”
Panel of speakers:
Karen Eden, PhD
Overview of MammoScreen
Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology
Heidi D. Nelson MD, MPH, MACP, FRCP
Department of Health Systems Science, Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine
Katie Bensching , MD
Division of General Internal Medicine & Geriatrics
Benjamin Orwoll, MD, MS, FAAP, FAMIA
Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology, OHSU;
SOM Peds Critical Care
Additional DMICE Events
Graduate Medical Education Committee (GMEC) Diversity Activities
Please have a look at the diversity web pages listed here:
OHSU School of Medicine Diversity Webpage
OHSU Center for Diversity Webpage