Organization profile

The Institute for Health Informatics (IHI) leads the interprofessional discovery, application and teaching of health information sciences to improve the health of individuals and communities. The Institute builds and supports teams of biomedical health informatics professionals with expertise in dentistry, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, public health, veterinary medicine, library science, computer science and management sciences for the purpose of:

  • Developing strong interprofessional research teams that engage biomedical health informatics for strengthening the future of health and health care

  • Serving as the academic home for professional, graduate and post-graduate education in biomedical health informatics at the University

  • Fostering engagement with the community and international partners in applying biomedical health informatics to improve health and health care.

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Our work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action


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