Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Department of Preventive Medicine

Health and Biomedical Informatics

The Division of Health and Biomedical Informatics serves as center-of-mass of the various informatics—as a coordinator and catalyst for informatics activities across the centers and divisions. It also serves as the academic home for scientists whose primary focus is biomedical informatics.

What is Informatics?

Informatics is the study of information: how you collect it, how you organize it, and how you use it to solve problems. Health and Biomedical Informatics is informatics applied to healthcare and biomedical research. Learn more via the links below.