Ahmad AbuSalah, PhD, MSc

Research Assistant Professor, Institute for Health Informatics (IHI)

Ahmad AbuSalah

Contact Info


Office Phone 612-626-6263

Fax 612-626-7227

Office Address:
8-132 Phillips-Wangensteen Building
516 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Mailing Address:
Institute for Health Informatics
MMC 912
420 Delaware Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

PhD, University of Minnesota (Health Informatics)

MS, Purdue University (Computer Science)

MS, University of Illinois (Computer Science)

BS, Philadelphia University – Jordan (Computer Science and Information Management System)


Dr. AbuSalah is a Research Assistant Professor and Core Faculty at the Institute for Health Informatics at the University of Minnesota (UMN). He serves as the Director of Clinical Informatics at the Best Practices Integrative Informatics Consulting and Collaborative Science Core (BPIC) of CTSI’s Biomedical Informatics Program. At his role, Dr. AbuSalah leads the informatics consultation services which provide a full suite of informatics consultations to researchers and PIs. Dr. AbuSalah is also the lead informaticist at the National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education. Dr. AbuSalah has a rich industry and research background in healthcare data management and analytics with focus on large scale healthcare data integration, Informatics Infrastructure Models, Business Intelligence (BI) and value-based models for the support of patient safety, quality of care and cost reduction.


Research Summary/Interests

  • Large Scale Healthcare Data Integration
  • Informatics Infrastructure Models
  • Data-Driven Decision Support System
  • Value-based Care Models