The Department of Health Management and Informatics at the University of Central Florida offers innovative academic programs in health management that prepare students for the challenges of a highly turbulent and competitive health care industry.

Explore our website to learn more about our distinguished faculty and the curriculum and opportunities that make up these exciting academic programs.

UCF Downtown

Beginning in August 2019, the Department of Health Management and Informatics will hold undergraduate, graduate, minor and certificate programs in health informatics and health administration at the new downtown campus. UCF Downtown will provide innovative education for high-demand fields that integrate with industry and place thousands of students within walking distance of jobs and internships. The campus is a 5-minute walk from SunRail, just two SunRail stops away from the city’s largest hospital systems and in close proximity to many other jobs and internships.

Recent Faculty Publications

Barry, J., Srinivasagopalan, S., Thankachan, S. V., & Gurupur, V. (2018). Diagnosing Schizophrenia: A Deep Learning Approach (p. 549). Washington, DC: BCB '18 Proceedings of the 2018 ACM International Conference on Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, and Health Informatics. DOI

Liu, X., Hou, Z., Towne, S. D., He, M., Tan, A., Jiang, D., Mohammed, A., & Mao, Z. (2018). Knowledge, attitudes, and practices related to the establishment of the National Hierarchical Medical System (NHMS) among outpatients in Chinese tertiary hospitals. Medicine, 97 (35). DOI

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