This Directory includes Faculty, Staff, Students, and Alumni selectable by category, search or alphabetical by last name. Over 110 students have graduated from the Department of Biomedical Informatics (25+ PhD, 50+ MS, 25+ Certificate). The diversity of careers available to DBMI alumnus is evident in their biographies. Many of our graduates are teaching and performing research in academic institutions, such as Vanderbilt University, Arizona State University, and New York University while others have entered private industry with companies such as Cerner Corporation and Boston Scientific; some have positions in government agencies, such as the NIH and AHRQ, while others are at major medical centers, serving in roles such as Chief Medical Information Officer. We maintain a database of the career paths of our graduates. If you are an alumnus, please contact us if you would like to submit or update information!

David Boone

Assistant Professor
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Assistant Professor, Director of CoSBBI
Executive Director of the UPCI Academy
Department of Biomedical Informatics
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Department of Biomedical Informatics
Research Interests:
-Development and implementation of STEM outreach programs
-Insulin-like Growth Factor 1 (IGF1) signaling in breast cancer
-Regulation and function of long noncoding RNAs (lncRNAs)
-Transcription and transcriptomics
-Breast cancer biology