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Alert! SBMI Information on COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus)

Effective March 21, 2022, courses for the spring 2022 semester will follow the same instructional format SBMI utilized prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. This means classes at the UTHealth School of Biomedical Informatics will be taught both fully in-person and online for the remainder of spring 2022.

Students registered for in-person SBMI courses are expected to attend class in-person during the scheduled time and day each week. This means students must be on campus for all live, in-person class sessions for the remainder of the semester.

Students enrolled in web-based classes will complete all coursework 100% online. There is no requirement to visit campus during the spring 2022 semester for any SBMI web-based course.

Students with questions or concerns should contact the Office of Academic Affairs at [email protected].

COVID-19 Updates

Please see the links below for updates regarding SBMI's response to COVID-19.

SBMI Resources for Students, Faculty, & Staff

The School of Biomedical Informatics continues to monitor and prepare for possible disruptions due to the COVID-19 virus. With that in mind, we have developed this page specifically to support the School of Biomedical Informatics community with information and links to approved technology resources. Remote connectivity information is provided for students, faculty, and staff as well as links to campus health services and governmental entities. Information on these pages will be updated as applicable, so please check here frequently.

UTHealth University-wide Information

The University has created a COVID-19 website with guidance on travel restrictions and policies, FAQs, and information on the virus and prevention methods.

COVID-19 Data Dashboard

At SBMI, UT-HIP is working on visualizing confirmed COVID-19 cases. Dashboard creator and data scientist Salsawit Shifarraw is adding new content so be sure to check it daily.