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Dr. Facelli has been a faculty member in the Department of Biomedical Informatics at the University of Utah since 2002. From 2007 to the present, he has been the Vice Chair and has provided outstanding leadership and service. Dr. Facelli contributes in a unique way to the department and to the entire field due to his extensive expertise in high performance computing and its application to biomedical data processing, storage, and analysis. In addition to his support of high performance computing infrastructure for the University Health Sciences Center, his novel methodologies for processing data stored in a HIPAA-compliant environment have enabled efficient supercomputing on biomedical data. Dr. Facelli brings his background in Physics and Chemistry to the field of informatics in a way that both broadens and focuses our visionĂ³ his work enables application of principles and algorithms developed in other fields to the peculiar challenges in biomedical data analysis, and his experience in fields much more mature than ours is helping direct us towards a grander vision.


The American College of Medical Informatics

ACMI is a college of elected Fellows from the U.S. and abroad who have made significant and sustained contributions to the field of medical informatics. It is the central body for a community of scholars and practitioners who are committed to advancing the informatics field.

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DEI Retention and Advancement Subcommittee


DEI Retention and Advancement Subcommittee develops volunteer leadership opportunities and pathways, mentorship and career guidance.

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