Jomol Mathew

Position title: Director, Clinical & Health Informatics Institute


Jomol Mathew, PhD

Jomol Mathew, PhD, inaugural Chief of Biomedical Informatics (CBMI) and Associate Dean for Informatics and Information Technology for SMPH, is also Director of the UW Clinical & Health Informatics Institute (CHI2) housed within ICTR. Her focus is on:

  • Fostering interdisciplinary collaborations and team science involving biomedical informatics throughout our healthcare and research enterprise
  • Supporting the informatics components of novel studies, transdisciplinary grants, new training programs, and improved patient care
  • Developing and strengthening relationships within our Academic Medical Center to advance clinical informatics as a foundational component of a Learning Health System

After receiving a PhD from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and doing a post-doctoral fellowship at the NY University School of Medicine, Dr. Mathew’s research and academic service focus has been on development of technological devices, informatics platforms, data analytics and decision support for improving wellness, disease prevention, early diagnosis, and efficient disease management. She has also led development of phenotype registries with metadata and standard vocabulary from EHR data. Most recently she served as Chief Research Informatics Officer at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Dr. Mathew became associate dean for informatics and information technology for the School of Medicine and Public Health in October 2021.