Dr. Patricia Alafaireet Earns First PhD in Informatics, with an emphasis in Health Informatics

Patricia Alafaireet, MHA, PhD, (left in photo below, with Drs. Gong and Boren) graduated with the first PhD in Informatics, with an emphasis in Health Informatics, from MU on May 14, 2010. The PhD is awarded by the University of Missouri Informatics Institute. Dr. Alafaireet, also an alumnus of the HMI Executive MHA program, is a faculty member in HMI and Director of Applied Health Informatics for HMI Group. Please join us in celebrating this milestone for Dr. Alafaireet, HMI, and MUII!

Dr. Patricia Alafaireet Earns First HMI PhD