Biomedical Informatics


The mission of the Biomedical Informatics Program at Meharry Medical College is to develop adequate and cost-effective informatics infrastructure to facilitate communication, program evaluation, and educational outreach for all clinical and translation researchers at Meharry.


Funding was utilized to establish the following activities and outcomes:

  • Establishment and continued development of the biomedical informatics hardware, software, and intellectual infrastructure.
  • Enhancement and expansion of the informatics infrastructure and programs.
  • Ensuring unsurpassed compliance with the Department of Health regulations and standards.
  • Substantially improving informatics interoperability with other partners and collaborators.
  • Significantly enhancing translational research by implementing novel informatics technologies.


Biomedical Informatics Resources provide informatics support for the promotion of translational research, including developing data warehouses, management and integration tools for scientists.


Our resources include:

  • Life Science and Clinical Research Cluster (LSRC) – 200 TB memory Network Accessible Storage (NAS)
  • 48 CPU Intel Cores
  • Virtual Machine (VM) Environment

Contact Us

Siddharth Pratap M.S., Ph.D.e
Assistant Professor/Director, Biomedical Informatics

Sammed Mandape, M.S.
Systems Analyst
Telephone: 615.327.6964