Andrew Balas


Andrew Balas


Academic Appointment(s)

College of Allied Health Sciences
Department of Clinical and Digital Health Sciences: Masters in Public Health

The Graduate School


Expertise includes policy development to facilitate innovative biomedical research responsive to societal needs and application of advanced digital technologies for transferring research to practice.

  • (706) 721-2621
  • EC 3427


  • Ph.D., Medical Informatics. University of Utah, 1991

  • MD, Medicine. Semmelweis University of Budap, 1977

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • CAHS 9300

    Dissertation Research
  • CAHS 8012

    Sci Communication & Commercial
  • MPHM 8220

    Strategic Mgmt of Health Orgs
  • MPHC 7101

    Health Management & Policy
  • CAHS 9210

    Investigation of a Problem

Teaching Interests

Health policy, strategic planning, research methods


Selected Recent Publications

  • Big Data Clinical Research: Validity, Ethics, and Regulation., 2015
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Technology Transfer From Biomedical Research to Clinical Practice: Measuring Innovation Performance, 2013
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Computerization of primary care in the United States, 2009
    Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New
  • Healthcare via cell phones: A systematic review, 2009
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Interoperable electronic patient records for health care improvement, 2009
    Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New

Research Interests

Biomedical research innovation, transfer of research to practice