Technology accelerating knowledge to improve human health.

A department within the College of Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Biomedical Informatics is led by Dr. Fred Prior, Professor and Chair. We develop computational tools to assess and manage medical and public health information. We serve as the campus  leader for such projects.

Located on the 4th floor of Jack T. Stephens Spine Institute, our staff is available for consultation. Call 501-603-1766 to schedule an appointment.

  • Dr. Lawrence Tarbox Re-elected as DICOM Standard Committee User Co-ChairDecember 4, 2020

    Congratulations to Dr. Lawrence Tarbox, Assistant Professor at the Department of Biomedical Informatics (DBMI) at UAMS, for being re-elected as User Co-Chair on the DICOM Standard Committee! The DICOM Standard Committee consists of manufacturing companies, service organizations, consulting companies, biomedical professional organizations, trade associations, other standards-developing organizations and government agencies worldwide that have a direct…

  • DBMI PhD Student, Mitra Rocca, Inducted as a Fellow of the American Medical Informatics Association (FAMIA)November 17, 2020

    Mitra Rocca, a DBMI PhD student, was inducted as a Fellow of the American Medical Informatics Association (FAMIA) this week during the AMIA annual symposium. The FAMIA program recognizes the contributions and professional accomplishments of AMIA members who apply informatics skills and knowledge to their practice: https://www.amia.org/famia Congratulations, Mitra, on this recognition of your work!

  • Dr. Fred Prior, DBMI Chair, to speak at European Cancer Summit 2020October 16, 2020

    The upcoming European Cancer Summit 2020 — scheduled on 18 & 19 November, 2020 — will feature leading oncology speakers, among whom will be Dr. Fred Prior, Professor and Chair of the Department of Biomedical Informatics (DBMI) at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). To register and for more information, visit: https://www.europeancancer.org/summit