Biomedical informatics, biostatistics announce naming for newly integrated unit

The School of Medicine’s biomedical informatics and biostatistics units are uniting under the existing “I2” moniker as the Institute for Informatics, Data Science and Biostatistics (I2DB). The alignment between informatics and biostatistics at the School of Medicine, however, is not quite as new. In 2019, the Division of Biostatistics became part of the Institute for […]

2023 Big Ideas winners announced

BIG IDEAS winners announced

From among 19 applications and 12 finalists, six winners have been selected for the 2023-2024 Big Ideas Competition award! Each of the six winning teams will be awarded a grant of $50,000 in research funds.  Among the winning teams are seven faculty from the Institute for Informatics, Data Science and Biostatistics (I2DB) including Jing Li, Thomas Kannampallil, Mackenzie Hofford, Sunny Lou, Adam Wilcox, Randi Foraker and […]

Dr. Po-Yin Yen among recipients of RN Initiative Grant


Po-Yin Yen, PhD, RN, FAMIA, associate professor in the Institute for Informatics and Goldfarb School of Nursing, along with Barnes-Jewish Hospital collaborators Michele Butkiewicz and Lisa Kidin from the Center for Practice Excellence, will join two additional sites under the leadership of Columbia University Irving Medical Center to work at scaling the CONCERN (COmmunicating Narrative Concerns Entered by RNs) tool.

Pandemic road map (Links to an external site)

When the School of Medicine established its Institute for Informatics in 2016, no one could have foreseen the indispensable role it would play in helping the St. Louis and campus communities respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. From the beginning, the pandemic has been a story told in numbers.