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MED 264: Principles of Biomedical Informatics

Instructor:  Matteo D'Antonio
Quarter: Fall 2024, Mondays from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. and Thursdays from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Units: 4

Office Hours: By appointment

Course Objectives: The purpose of this class is to provide an engaging and lively introduction to the field of biomedical informatics. Building up from the basic bits of data to modeling complex organisms and organizations, the course will explore the nature of biomedical information and how this information is and can be used in the care of individual patients and populations. We highlight practical and state-of-the-art technologies in biomedical informatics to get students exposed to the current healthcare research environment.