Department of Health Informatics 


About the Department

The Master of Health Informatics program is designed to prepare graduates with state of the art technical and humanistic skills in health informatics (HI) to fill the increasing demands in the field. Graduates of this program will fill very specific roles as informaticians who are able to work in public and private health care systems to overall management, planning, and implementation and provide solutions to barriers associated with implementation of HI applications.​


Message from the Chair

In my capacity as the chairman of Health Informatics, I have the responsibility for the development of the department’s long-term strategic goals and oversee academic programs, policies, education and research within the College of Public Health and Health Informatics. Our main objectives are to prepare professional and academic capabilities and highly qualifying them in the field of the technology and systems of health informatics; encourage academic capabilities to keep track of the fast advancement of science and technology; excel in creativity and innovation, and promote the scientific research while directing it to tackle the local issues; and to participate in promoting the quality of the university programs in a way that makes them compatible with the programs of the graduate studies.


Degrees Offered

•Bachelor Programs: Health Information Systems

•Master of Health Informatics


Major Research Areas

• Health Informatics

• Health Information Management

• Intelligent Decision Support System,

• Data Mining in Health care Management

• Mobile Health

• Health Social Media

• Personal Health Record

• Systems Analysis and Design

• Knowledge Transfer

• Patient Safety

• Information and Communication

• Machine Learning,

• Image Processing

• Pattern Recognition,

• Biometrics,

• Document Image Analysis

• Image Encryption


Faculty Directory

NameTitleOffice ExtensionEmail
Dr. Abdullah
Prof. Bakheet Aldosari
Dr. Abdulwahhab Al ShmmariAssistant Professor95480
Dr. Khulud KadiAssistant
​Dr. Sharifa Abdullah Al Dossary​Assistant Professor​28096
Dr. Thamer Eldresse​​Assistant Professor​95475​
Dr. Mohammed Dhaifallah AlDhoayan​​​Assistant Professor​95430