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Portrait of D. Bradley McWilliams

D. Bradley “Brad” McWilliams, a longtime supporter of UTHealth Houston, made a transformative commitment to the School of Biomedical Informatics to bolster our mission of enhancing human health through data science. In gratitude for his visionary investment, the school will now be named D. Bradley McWilliams School of Biomedical Informatics.

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Only informatics program in Texas
with advanced doctoral degrees

Only school among 70+
AMIA Academic Forum Institutions

One of the largest internationally
(More than 130 regular and adjunct faculty and more than 400 graduate students)

Affordable in state and out of state tuition

3 PECASE Awardees; 9 ACMI Fellows;
8 FAMIA Fellows; 3 IAHSI Fellows

Located in the Texas Medical Center,
the largest in the world


HIMSS Approved Education Partners (AEP) are educational programs that demonstrate that their educational development activities meet the rigorous standards of quality, as identified by HIMSS. AEPs are authorized to offer HIMSS-approved healthcare and health information technology education and training programs that prepare candidates for advanced knowledge in health IT and healthcare.

  • As a HIMSS AEP since 2016, our curriculum meets HIMSS's high educational standards.
  • Our education and training programs prepare candidates for advanced knowledge in health IT and healthcare.
  • Students receive the education and knowledge needed for both the CAHIMS and CPHIMS certifications.
  • Our Continuing Education courses also meet HIMSS’s industry-level standards for effective health training.


Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM) is a peer-reviewed, accreditation process for both undergraduate and graduate degree programs. This designation ensures that accredited schools continuously improve the quality of health information management and health informatics education to meet healthcare workforce needs.

  • Our Master’s program earned CAHIIM accreditation in 2019
  • The school’s curriculum meets standards set by health informatics educators from across the nation.
  • Our students earn an accredited education that is both relevant and provides current skills required by today's employers.
  • Our continuously maintains and upholds all CAHIIM policies and procedure to maintain program accreditation.

SBMI PM Course - CE

SBMI is a PMI Authorized Training Partner. With this designation, you can be assured that your training has been vetted by the Project Management Institute to meet their exacting standards.

  • Two SBMI courses, BMI 5328 – Systems Management and Project Management and BMI 7360 – Advanced Project Management, utilize PMI materials and can be used as educational credits towards the PMP or CAPM.
  • SBMI also offers a continuing education Project Management course.