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Computers MEET Medicine

Graduate Program in


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Harnessing BIOLOGICAL and CLINICAL data to medical research and clinical care

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BIOMEDIC AL INFORMATICS GRADUATE PROGRAM

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Biomedical informatics is now the key to understanding biology and medicine. As an avalanche of data and increasingly sophisticated technology change the way biomedical research is conducted, demand for researchers and health professionals trained in the field is rapidly increasing. The University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, in partnership with Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, offers a PhD Program and Graduate Certificate in Biomedical Informatics. Our faculty and students use computational methods to solve pressing health problems in clinical informatics, genomics, precision medicine, quality improvement, systems biology, patient safety, biostatistics, decision support and more. Our graduate program has two primary tracks: bioinformatics and clinical informatics. Learn more at med.uc.edu/bmigrad.

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PROGRAM TRACKS

• Bioinformatics— The science of collecting and analyzing complex biological data, also known as computational biomedicine. • Clinical Informatics—The application of informatics and information technology to deliver healthcare services.

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Our

partnership powers our

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BIOMEDIC AL INFORMATICS GRADUATE PROGRAM

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The Biomedical Informatics Graduate Program at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, offered in partnership with Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, provides students a unique opportunity to learn and work at premier institutions within one of the nation’s largest combined medical campuses.

Cincinnati Children’s Cincinnati Children’s is home to one of the top pediatric research enterprises in the nation. We rank #2 in research grants from the National Institutes of Health to pediatric institutions. We rank #3 in the nation in U.S. News & World Report’s 2017-18 Best Children’s Hospitals ranking and among the top five pediatric hospitals in seven of 10 specialties. We maintain a state-of-the-art computing infrastructure and support discovery with 1.4 million square feet of lab space. Our dedicated investigators are changing the world for children, every day. HIMSS

HEALTHCARE’S

MOST WIRED WINNER

2017

ANALYTICS

STAGE 7 CERTIFIED

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CORE RESEARCH FACILITIES

2200+

PEER-REVIEWED PAPERS PUBLISHED 2016

University of Cincinnati College of Medicine The UC College of Medicine is ranked among the top research medical schools by U.S. News & World Report. As the second oldest public medical school in the country with nearly 200 years as a research pioneer, we have been called a “research heavyweight.” We changed the face of medicine as the first teaching hospital in the nation. We developed the oral polio and rotavirus vaccines, surfactant therapy and emergency medicine residency programs. The next great idea could be yours.

TO P 200

GLOBAL UNIVERSITY

FIRST TEACHING HOSPITAL IN THE NATION

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“A research heavyweight” Chronicle of Higher Education

CORE RESEARCH SERVICES

Cincinnati Children’s and the UC College of Medicine provide researchers with cutting-edge, cost-effective technology and data analysis services that would be unattainable on an individual basis. Sample core services include: • Confocal imaging core • DNA sequencing and genotyping facility • Gene expression core • Imaging research center • Mass spectrometry facility • MEG and neurophysiology core • NMR-based metabolomics core • Pluripotent stem cell facility • Research flow cytometry core • Transgenic animal and genomic editing core • Vector production facility

#3

PEDIATRIC PROGRAM AT A MEDICAL SCHOOL IN THE UNITED STATES U.S. News & World Report

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For admission requirements, up-to-date curriculum, application details and more, visit med.uc.edu/bmigrad.

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in Biomedical Informatics We provide exceptional training opportunities by combining data-centric courses, experiential learning and multidisciplinary mentoring in the context of a premier healthcare center. Our students are embedded in a broad umbrella of interdisciplinary quantitative programs in the areas of data science, systems biology and informatics.

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PhD Program The four-year PhD program offers rigorous coursework that combines core courses and electives tailored to prepare students for their dissertation research in one of two tracks, either bioinformatics or clinical informatics. During the first year of study, all PhD students complete core courses in functional genomics, medical informatics, bioinformatics and data science. Mentored research rotations within the first year introduce students to research laboratories, faculty mentors and scientific methods. Students also attend seminars by local and invited experts. By the beginning of the second year, students identify a faculty mentor and laboratory to complete their dissertation research.  Graduate Certificate The 19-credit Graduate Certificate program, open to graduate students as well as clinicians and professionals, features coursework and hands-on training opportunities. The curriculum consists of a seminar, four core courses and two electives.  Students focus on current problems in bioinformatics or clinical informatics. The program trains clinicians and health professionals in the integration of clinical and analytical systems with clinical practice and research.

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OUR LINES OF RESEARCH

• Artificial intelligence • Clinical decision support  • Clinical information systems  • Computational systems • Data mining • Distributed research networks • eHealth • Electronic health records • Functional genomics • Gene regulatory networks • Gene-environment interactions

• Genetics • Genomic medicine • Imaging informatics • Interoperability standards • Knowledge representation • Learning health systems • Metagenomics • Mobile health analytics • Molecular medicine • Molecular modeling • Natural language processing • Patient engagement • Patient safety • Precision medicine • Predictive modeling • Public health informatics • Quality improvement • Rational drug design • Single-cell -omics • Structural bioinformatics • Systems biology • Transcriptomics

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Where will 11% projected employment growth of computer and information research scientists from 2014 to 2024, faster than the average for all occupations

$111,840 median annual wage for computer and information research scientists (as of May 2016) U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

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biomedical informatics take you?

A degree in biomedical informatics opens a wide variety of career opportunities that can take you in many directions, depending on how you choose to focus your studies. Demand for professionals with these skills is strong. You can successfully pursue a career in academia, at a healthcare institution, or in the corporate world.

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Data Partnerships Our faculty play a leading role in many national and multi-institutional research projects, including: BD2K-LINCS (Big Data to Knowledge-Library of Network-Based Cellular Signatures) Data Coordination and Integration Center Bench to Bassinet (Pediatric Cardiac Genomics Consortium, Cardiovascular Development Consortium, Pediatric Heart Network) Center for Clinical & Translational Science & Training (CCTST), an NIH Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) Center Children’s Hospitals’ Solutions for Patient Safety Electronic Medical Records and Genomics Network (eMERGE) Genomics Research & Innovation Network (GRIN) i2b2 (Informatics for Integrating Biology & the Bedside) ImproveCareNow LungMAP by National Heart Lung and Blood Institute Million Veteran Program National Pediatric Cardiology Quality Improvement Collaborative (NPCQIC)

POTENTIAL CAREER PATHS

Training in biomedical informatics opens both academic and professional career paths in the fields of: • Big biomedical data • Biocuration • Clinical informatics • Consumer health informatics • eHealth • Genetic counseling • Genomics • Field bioinformatics • Next generation sequencing • Patient safety • Precision personalized medicine • Quality improvement • Scientific programming • Translational biomedicine

Newborn Screening Translational Research Network (NBSTRN) Ohio Perinatal Quality Collaborative (OPQC) PCORNet, the National Patient-Centered Clinical Research Network, a PCORI Initiative Pediatric Rheumatology Care and Outcomes Improvement Network (PR-COIN) Progenitor Cell Biology Consortium (PCBC)

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Life in

Cincinnati From urban hotspots to family-friendly attractions, the city that has its roots as a 19th-century Ohio River transportation hub has enthusiastically embraced the 21st century with a welcoming spirit toward fresh faces and fresh ideas.

“Cincinnati is experiencing a boom” New York Times 8-17-17

Cincinnati’s Over-the-Rhine: “A mecca for trendy restaurants” Wall Street Journal 8-22-17

Fun for everyone. You will find many cultural activities and museums, restaurants for all tastes and budgets, and outdoor activities. Sports of all sorts. Cincinnati is home to a variety of professional and collegiate sports teams, including baseball, football, soccer, hockey, basketball, and more. The city also plays host to several large-scale sporting events such as the Western & Southern Open tennis tournament and the Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon. Sized just right. Cincinnati is one of the most affordable cities in the country. A place to fit in. The University of Cincinnati and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center are diverse, inclusive workplaces that offer programs to promote and build a welcoming environment for employees.

#1 BEST CITY

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AMONG THE WORLD’S

FOR NEW COLLEGE GRADS 2017

MOST BEAUTIFUL COLLEGE CAMPUSES

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Experience

Success

• Direct Connections to Patient Care

Our students work with physicians and researchers from

both pediatric and adult medical centers.

• State-of-the-Art Computing Infrastructure We serve as data hubs for several large-scale, multi-institutional research efforts. Cincinnati Children’s hosts one of the largest pediatric biobanks in the world, has been a “Most Wired” hospital for seven consecutive years, and achieved HIMSS Stage 7 Analytics validation in 2014.

• Supportive Faculty Members Our faculty are devoted teachers and mentors.

• Strong Support for Early-Career Scientists. Our students can access grants for young investigators,

FROM SOME OF OUR CURRENT STUDENTS:

• “We have a lot of world-class faculty here and they are eager to teach what they know.”

• “The professors have gone out of their way to help students find their path within the program.”

• We’re really a big, diverse group of students from all different backgrounds, and we’re working together to fill in the gaps that we all have in our education.”

• “It’s not just a program— I knew once I arrived I would be part of a family. ”

• “It’s an opportunity to advance research beyond what’s currently known.”

• “I love this program— that’s all.”

extensive shared “core” facilities, and much more.

• Great Location We are located on one of the nation’s largest single-site

health campuses. Plus, Cincinnati was recently named the best city for recent college graduates.

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Learn more at

med.uc.edu/bmigrad Contact us at

bmigrad@uc.edu or 513-636-6250 Visit us at

med.uc.edu/bmi and cincinnatichildrens.org/bmi

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Biomedical Informatics Graduate Program  

Where Computers Meet Medicine: Graduate Program in Biomedical Informatics at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, in partnershi...

Biomedical Informatics Graduate Program  

Where Computers Meet Medicine: Graduate Program in Biomedical Informatics at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, in partnershi...