College of Allied Health Sciences Dean Andrew Balas has been selected to present at the National Library of Medicine’s week-long, residential course in biomedical informatics, slated April 12-18 in Young Harris, Ga.
The purpose of the course is to familiarize individuals with the application of, and policies related to, computer technologies and information science in biomedicine and health care.
The National Library of Medicine, on the campus of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md., is the world’s largest biomedical library. It also supports and conducts research, development, and training in biomedical informatics and health information technology. In addition, it coordinates a 6,000-member National Network of Libraries of Medicine that promotes and provides access to health information in communities across the U.S.