July 2021

After over a year of online instruction, the Health Informatics Program plans to return to in-person instruction for Fall Quarter 2021 along with the other programs at UC Davis. We look forward to welcoming our new cohort of students as well as our continuing students to the UC Davis Health campus for the first time!

June 2021

During the 2020-21 academic year, several Health Informatics students successfully defended their thesis remotely and graduated. Congratulations to this impressive group of new alumni! We look forward to seeing where your new degree takes you. Below is more information about each new graduate's thesis. 

  • Maryam Akbar: Prototype proposal framework design for Mobile app targeting Post-Partum Depression
  • Diepiriye Albert-Sogules: Pilot Study: Implementing a Prediction System as a Clinical Decision Support System to Prevent Surgical Site Infections
  • Elsie Bluett: Identifying MHealth Monitoring Functionalities for New Parents
  • Thuy Le: Evaluating Patient Acceptance of the Personal Health Network, a Mobile Health Technology for Cancer Care Coordination
  • Omprakash Mulukala: Role of Clinical Decision Support in Reducing Disparities in Pancreatic Cancer Treatment Outcomes
  • Lin Thura: Analysis of Putative Skeletal Stem Cells via Single-Cell RNA Sequencing
  • Brandon Weinberg: Topic Modeling for Prefocused Search of Open Health Datasets

September 2020

The Health Informatics Program welcomed a new cohort of 10 students in Fall Quarter 2020. All courses remain online due to COVID-19, but we look forward to welcoming our students in person when it is safe to do so.

July 2020

Graduate Group member, Dr. Sean Peisert, was appointed Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Security & Privacy by the President of the IEEE Computer Society.  

June 2019

We would like to congratulate our 2019 graduates and commencement participants. This was the first year our students participated in the commencement ceremony with the Office of Graduate Studies. Congratulations graduates! We look forward to attending your upcoming thesis defenses and seeing where your degree in health informatics takes you.

November 2018

Congratulations to our current students Andy Pham, Elsie Bluett and Priyanka Puthran who recently presented a poster at the 2018 Connected Health Conference in Boston! Their abstract titled "First 28: Design of a Mobile Application for Neonatal Health Risk Assessment and Support for New Mothers" is available here.

September 2018

This month we welcomed our newest master's students to the Health Informatics program. We have 11 students that will begin their core curriculum courses at the end of this month and embark on their thesis journey. 

May 2018

We would like to congratulate our 2018 graduates.  We are very proud of their accomplishments and look forward to their impact on the world of Health Informatics.