DMICE has NIH training grant renewed for another 5 years

Grant marks 20 consecutive years of funding

dmiceThe National Library of Medicine (NLM), a part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), has announced the awarding of 14 five-year grants, totaling more than $67 million, to leading academic programs in the country in biomedical informatics. The Department of Medical Informatics & Clinical Epidemiology (DMICE) at OHSU is one of the institutions receiving this grant.

"OHSU is among a handful of programs nationally that have been funded continuously by this training grant over the last 20 years," said William Hersh, MD, FACP, FACMI, Professor and chair, Department of Medical Informatics & Clinical Epidemiology. "Our PhD graduates and postdoctoral fellows have gone on to great accomplishments, which along the highly productive research of our faculty is why we have been continually funded during that time."


For more than 35 years, NLM has been the primary sponsor of biomedical informatics research training in the United States. It is the world's largest library of the health sciences and collects, organizes and makes available biomedical science information to scientists, health professionals and the public. It celebrated its 175th anniversary in 2011.