The mission of the Vanderbilt DBMI has complementary themes that include education, research, service, and a commitment to our colleagues in our own institution and around the world.


Vanderbilt's Department of Biomedical Informatics (DBMI) is one of the largest academic departments of biomedical informatics in the country. DBMI has more than 130 faculty members, an excellent graduate training program and a well-respected portfolio of research and development projects related to clinical, computational and translational informatics; bioinformatics (genomics, proteomics, metabolomics and more); pharmacogenomics; systems biology; personalized medicine and more. Read our About Us page here. Learn more about the different centers within DBMI here.

If you are interested pursuing a master's degree, PhD, postdoctoral or internship opportunity in biomedical informaticsvisit our Education page for more information and discover the core domains within biomedical informatics! 

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Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Department of Biomedical Informatics 
2525 West End Avenue
Suite 1475
Nashville, Tennessee 37203
Phone: (615) 936-6867; Fax: (615) 936-0102

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Elizabeth Brown, Chief Business Officer

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Members of the media who wish to speak with experts in the Department of Biomedical Informatics should contact the Office of News and Communications at (615) 322-4747.

Interested in learning more about our research, faculty and staff? Check out the VUMC Reporter and our monthly newsletter, the DBMI Digest!

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