The University of Florida’s Ph.D. in Medical Sciences with a concentration in Biomedical Informatics offers advanced training in computer science, health and medicine, biostatistics, data science and analytics, engineering, and research methodology to prepare students for academic and research careers in the growing field of biomedical informatics. Graduates will be prepared to pursue faculty-level positions and help drive innovation in health care and research.
The Department of Health Outcomes & Biomedical Informatics’ doctoral program with a concentration in biomedical informatics aligns with current national initiatives, including the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) and the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, which clearly emphasize the growing importance of biomedical informatics research across the nation. In particular, this program emphasizes scientific methods for translating research into practice. The doctoral degree, which is available on UF’s campus, is ideal for those interested in pursuing a career at the intersection of health outcomes research, translational science and computer science.