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MU Informatics Institute

Building on a tradition of outstanding informatics education and research at Missouri, the MU Informatics Institute (MUII) is an interdisciplinary research and education program supported by 44 core faculty members from 17 departments and 8 colleges/schools, such as the College of Engineering, School of Medicine, Sinclair School of Nursing, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources, School of Health Professionals, and the College of Education.

The Institute offers a doctoral degree program in the areas of bioinformatics, health informatics, and geoinformatics. Each concentration stresses the skill sets and research appropriate for the subfield within the broad area of informatics.

Seminar Series

MUII Seminar Presentation

Sadia Akter
MUII PhD Student

Monday, May. 4th, 2015

S110 Memorial Union

Faculty Spotlight

MUII Core Faculty

Eduardo Simoes
Professor & Chair

Health Management and Informatics
Health Informatics
Recent Publications
27 articles since 2010

Recent News

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Dr.Michela Becchi receives prestigious NSF CAREER Award


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Dr. Xiaoqin Zou receives NIH R01 grant


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MUII Comprehensive Exam Announcement - Martina Clarke

Determining the Impact of Usability Issues of Primary Care Physicians by Expertise When Using an Electronic Health Record


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MUII alumnus Saif Khairat (2011 graduate) joins School of Nursing at University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill as a tenure-track Assistant Professor in January 2015 after serving as a Clinical Assistant Professor at the Institute for Health Informatics at the University of Minnesota since January 2012.


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NSF awards $300,000 to develop principles, systems and detailed methodological approaches for sharing and explaining OOC research results across disciplines

Open online communities (OOC), such as Wikipedia or free and open source software (FOSS) development projects, have emerged as significant drivers of innovation, economic activity and social well-being. The National Science Foundation has awarded $300,000 to the University of Missouri Informatics Institute to develop principles, systems and detailed methodological approaches for sharing OOC data and explaining OOC research results across disciplines.


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