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Health informatics

The acquisition, storage, retrieval, and use of health information, data, and knowledge for effective decision-making, problem-solving, and communication in healthcare settings, often leveraging information technology and computing systems.

Robin Brewer stands with both her arms at her hips, wearing a sweater and smiling into the camera.

Brewer: “We don’t think about older adults enough as a society.”


UMSI assistant professor Robin Brewer talks about her research on aging and disability and how to design more accessible technology. 

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Institute for Research on Women and Gender grant. Nazanin Andalibi. Assistant Professor.

Nazanin Andalibi earns Institute for Research on Women and Gender grant


The grant will support Andalibi’s research on social media’s role in the lives of  people living with endometriosis.

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An image of Christine Carethers standing on campus surrounded by fall foliage, wearing a U-M t-shirt and a red bandana

Faces of UMSI: Christine Carethers


Master’s student Christine Carethers is using data to visualize the future of public health. Through her research, she has uncovered surprising takeaways for uninsured patients. 

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