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Introduction to Biomedical and Health Informatics
MEBI 530, Fall 2013

Instructor: Neil Abernethy, Ph.D.
Office: SLU 850 Republican C-481
Office hours: Wed 11-noon or by appointment
Email: "neila"
Class location: South Campus Center Room 308
Class times: Tue & Thu 2:30-3:50
Course description:

MEBI 530 provides an overview of biomedical and health informatics (BHI) from diverse perspectives, including:
      - Motivations for BHI and drivers of change
      - The biomedical contexts of BHI, including clinical, molecular, public       - health, and translational science perspectives
      - The evolution of concepts and methods in BHI
      - The cultural and philosophical context of BHI
These perspectives are then used to look at some challenges for the field as a whole. The challenges explored include:
      - Driving problems, forces, and politics of importance to BHI
      - Successes and failures of BHI
      - Making sense of information
      - Representing information
      - Biomedical data standards

Announcements:

Nov 1 - Recent slides, assignments, and calendar updated

 Last Updated: 11/1/2013

Contact the instructor at:neilaNOSPAM@uw.edu (remove "NOSPAM")