Temitope Ibisanmi found his major and a new career when he struggled through required anatomy classes. Ibisanmi, who is graduating this spring with a Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies in Clinical Health Informatics, originally planned to become a nurse like his inspiring Nigerian-born mother. He hopes to return to her home country and use western technology… more »
Thanks to a new agreement with the Veteran’s Administration (VA) regional telehealth services provides seven clinical health informatics students have valuable internship experience, and the VA now uses these competent young student informaticists to complete projects that would have languished on other employees’ desks.
The internship began when the VA invited Cedric Truss, director of… more »
Fortune Onwuzuruike received the 2017 Nell Hamilton Trotter Student Leadership Award at the Georgia State University spring undergraduate commencement ceremony this week. The award, named for Georgia State’s first dean of women, recognizes the student’s outstanding commitment to student involvement and is the highest student leadership award presented by the university.
Onwuzuruike, who received his… more »
Members of the all undergraduate BIS team who took first place in the 2016 Health IT Slam Competition recently presented their work to the Center for Health IT advisory board meeting.
The two-week “hackathon,” sponsored by the Robinson College of Business Center for Health Information Technology, challenged students to develop innovative solutions to address issues… more »
The interdisciplinary health informatics programs will begin offering a graduate certificate in clinical health informatics beginning this fall. This three-semester program, which is primarily online, is designed for current healthcare professionals and Georgia State graduate students in clinical programs.
Health informatics is the interdisciplinary study of the design, development, and adoption of IT-based innovations in health… more »
Congratulations to Alexis Collier for receiving the George M. Sparks Award. The Sparks Award recognizes Georgia State’s unsung heroes among the students, faculty and staff. Alexis is a first semester health informatics student. View the video here.
Fortune Onwuzuruike, a rising senior in health informatics, was elected president of the Georgia State Student Government Association by a narrow margin. An all-around student leader, Onwuzuruike works as a Georgia State Welcome Center tour guide and a peer mentor in the Summer Success Academy.
He is excited to become president of the nearly 55,000… more »
Patrick James (B.I.S., Health Informatics, 2015) came to the growing field of health informatics via an unusual route. James owned a nanny agency before enrolling in Georgia State University’s Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies in health informatics program. Handling active, young elementary school age children helped James develop the business-to-client relationship aspect of his career.
“My… more »