About our department

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). DMICE provides research, education, and service in the areas of clinical informatics, clinical epidemiology, and bioinformatics/computational biomedicine. DMICE programs are recognized internationally for their accomplishment and innovation.

DMICE is housed in the Biomedical Information Communication Center (BICC) on the Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) Marquam Hill campus. The department consists of about 80 faculty members, including about 40 with primary academic appointments in the department, about 20 from other OHSU departments with joint appointments, and about 20 affiliate faculty who work at healthcare institutions, companies, and other organizations outside OHSU.

Prospective students

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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. 

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OHSU's Biomedical Informatics Graduate Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).

Upcoming events

DMICE Informatics Conference
We have several end of Fall quarter presentations. WebEx link required. Please contact Lynne Schwabe via email for meeting links.

Wednesday, December 2, 2020
10:00 am to 11:00 am

Please join DMICE for the Dissertation Proposal Defense of:

Meenakshi Mishra
PhD Student/NLM Fellow
Oregon Health & Science University 

Title: “Bridging the Gaps between Evidence and Practice for Assessing Risks and Addressing Harms for Adults on Chronic Opioid Therapy: Assessing System Readiness”

Thursday, December 3, 2020
11:30 am -12:30 pm (Pacific)

Please join DMICE for the presentation of: 

Nathaniel Evans
PhD Student/NLM Fellow
Oregon Health & Science University

Title: “Improving uncertainty quantification in drug response predictions to guide precision oncology”

Friday, December 11, 2020
10:00 am to 11:00 am

Please join DMICE for the Dissertation Defense of: 

Julian Egger
PhD Candidate
NLM Fellow
Oregon Health & Science University

Title:  "Network-based Alternative Splicing Signatures of Drug Response in AML"

Teaching has moved to a virtual format currently. More information here on the website OHSU Coronovirus and COVID-19.

Please click on hyperlinked DMICE Conference below for recorded or livestreamed videos:
DMICE Conference

Have a question during the presentation? Tweet it to @OHSUinformatics with the hashtag #dmiceconf

Dr. Frank Naeymi-Rad and Dr. Theresa Kepic Scholarship for Biomedical Informatics

DMICE is pleased to open applications for the 2020 Dr. Frank Naeymi-Rad and Dr. Theresa A. Kepic Endowed Scholarship for Biomedical Informatics. Dr. Naeymi-Rad is the founder of Intelligent Medical Objects (IMO), Inc. and an expert in the application of standards-based terminology solutions to problems in healthcare. Dr. Kepic is an Obstetrics & Gynecology physician who practices in North Chicago, IL.

The endowed scholarship provides an award of $5000 for tuition and fees for a student in the OHSU Biomedical Informatics Graduate Program to obtain his or her degree while gaining practical experience in applying standards-based terminology to solve health-related problems.

More information available here.

OHSU 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

All OHSU Events

DMICE Internships

For your information, here is the webpage for the DMICE Internship Program.