Contact Information

Welcome to Biomedical Informatics at USU

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Biomedical Informatics
4301 Jones Bridge Road
Bethesda, Maryland 20814-4799
Room G058K
(301) 295-3077 (phone)
(301) 295-3585 (fax)

Ron Gimbel, Interim Chairman, Biomedical Informatics Department

Ron Gimbel, Ph.D.

Interim Chairman


  • Patient Safety & Quality in an IT-driven World (BID 502)
  • Introduction to Health Informatics (BID 503)
  • Health Informatics (PHD 870)
  • Patient Safety & Quality (PHD 871)

Research Interests

Dr. Gimbel's research interests involve clinician decision-making and clinical documentation. He is an interventionalist dedicated to improving the safety and quality of beneficiary health care while ultimately influencing health policy. Current projects include clinical decision support to guide medical image ordering, measuring the quality of outpatient clinical notes, and enhanced communication/ medical applications to support chronic patients in a mobile health environment.