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!

Deborah A. Lewis

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  • Currently: Associate Professor of Nursing, Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania
  • 1999: Master’s Degree in Public Health
  • 2006: Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship
  • Personal statement: “The Biomedical Informatics program at the University of Pittsburgh provided me with the opportunity to enhance my knowledge and network with professional colleagues. I have been able to achieve my professional goals due, in large part, to the opportunities provided by this academic program. I have been able to expand my interest in the development of consumer health informatics applications and in my program of research.”