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  • HSPop faculty, staff, students recognized with Awards of Excellence

    HSPop faculty, staff, students recognized with Awards of Excellence

    The University of Washington School of Public Health (SPH) recognized dozens of students, staff, and faculty at its annual Excellence Awards celebration on May 14, 2024 in the Hans Rosling Center for Population Health. The Excellence Awards celebrates members of the SPH community for their dedication, service, and many contributions to public health.

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  • Using social media to understand emerging trends in digital health

    Using social media to understand emerging trends in digital health

    The COVID-19 pandemic led to a boom in digital health. As many services moved online, social media sites became venues for health care professionals to discuss pressing issues in their field. A new study co-authored by Dr. Karima Lalani uses a surprising source to glean trends in digital health: tweets.

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  • MHIHIM holds capstone project presentations

    MHIHIM holds capstone project presentations

    The UW Master of Health Informatics and Health Information Management (MHIHIM) program held its capstone project presentations recently, demonstrating innovative solutions to real-world problems for program faculty and leadership as well as representatives and capstone organization preceptors from our partner organizations. 

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  • Dr. Karima Lalani to lead Health Informatics and Health Information Management programs

    Dr. Karima Lalani to lead Health Informatics and Health Information Management programs

    Dr. Karima Lalani joined the UW’s Department of Health Systems and Population Health in September as assistant teaching professor, and in January, she took over the role of program director of the Health Informatics and Health Information Management (HIHIM) program, where she leads both the bachelor’s and master’s degree programs.

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  • Lalani Appointed to HIMSS Social Determinants of Health Committee

    Lalani Appointed to HIMSS Social Determinants of Health Committee

    Karima Lalani has been appointed to the Social Determinants of Health Committee by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS).

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  • Balancing Act: Pursuing a Master’s Degree While Working Full-Time

    Balancing Act: Pursuing a Master’s Degree While Working Full-Time

    For students already immersed in their careers, pursuing a master’s degree while working full-time can seem insurmountable. To better support students with full-time careers, the MHIHIM program is delivered in a flexible hybrid online format called HyFlex (Hybrid Flexible) where classes are held both in-person and online simultaneously.

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  • HSPop faculty, staff, students receive SPH Awards of Excellence

    HSPop faculty, staff, students receive SPH Awards of Excellence

    The UW School of Public Health recognized dozens of students, staff, and faculty at its annual Excellence Awards celebration, including six individuals from our department. The Excellence Awards celebrate members of the school’s community for their dedication, service, and many contributions to public health.

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  • Paul Clark brings academic experience to public service

    Paul Clark brings academic experience to public service

    Clark was a seasoned health care professional. But he felt that he needed more than a bachelor’s in business administration to truly thrive in the industry. That’s when he learned about the UW Master of Health Informatics and Health Information Management program. Hear more from Clark.

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  • Andrew Marimon-Cabamalan finds a new career, develops leadership abilities

    Andrew Marimon-Cabamalan finds a new career, develops leadership abilities

    Marimon-Cabamalan had a degree in business administration from UW Bothell and was working in marketing and business analytics, but he wanted to explore different career paths. That’s when he learned about the field of health informatics. Hear more from Marimon-Cabamalan.

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