Bari Dzomba has over 20 years experience in education, healthcare, information technology and leadership across all areas of healthcare, including academic health systems, medical education, research, pharmaceutical and insurance. Prior to joining Temple University in 2018, Bari was an educational director for medical education CQI & accreditation and assistant professor of public health sciences at the Penn State College of Medicine in Hershey, PA, and faculty at several Penn State Commonwealth Campuses including Berks, Harrisburg, Brandywine and York.

While at Penn State, Bari led the informatics and IT teams at Penn State University College of Medicine for initiatives under the Penn State Clinical and Translational Science Institute including i2b2 and the research data warehouse. She has led the data initiatives for the Penn State medical school for their most recent successful MD program accreditation. Bari developed the inaugural public health/population health informatics graduate courses for Penn State, and has taught at the undergraduate and graduate level for over 10 years across business, information systems, project management, cybersecurity, data science, leadership, and business intelligence and analytics. Originally from the Philadelphia area, Bari is the proud mom of a Temple graduate, and she enjoys living with her family in the area.


  • PhD, Leadership, Alvernia University
  • MS, Information Science, The Pennsylvania State University
  • BA, Advertising Design, The College of New Jersey

Curriculum Vitae 

Courses Taught




NURS 8207

Advancing Health Through Information Technology


HIM 2031

Global Development of Health Information Systems


HIM 3113

Healthcare Database Design and Development


HIM 4121

Healthcare Data Analytics


HIM 5114

Health Informatics Project Management


HIM 5128

Health Data: Standards and Interoperability


HIM 5129

Health Data Analysis


HIM 5299

Introduction to Language Processing and Text Mining for Health Professionals


HIM 8129

Advanced Health Data Analytics


HPM 3131

Global Health Systems


Selected Publications

  • Patel, J.S., Zhan, S., Siddiqui, Z., Dzomba, B., & Wu, H. (2023). Automatic Identification of Self-Reported COVID-19 Vaccine Information from Vaccine Adverse Events Reporting System. Methods Inf Med, 62(1-02), pp. 49-59. Germany. doi: 10.1055/s-0042-1760248

  • Patel, J.S., Vo, H., Nguyen, A.n., Dzomba, B., & Wu, H. (2022). A Data-Driven Assessment of the U.S. Health Informatics Programs and Job Market. Appl Clin Inform, 13(2), pp. 327-338. Germany. doi: 10.1055/s-0042-1743242

  • Patel, J., Dzomba, B., Vo, H., Nessen-Scanlin, S.V., Siminoff, L.A., & Wu, H. (2021). A Health IT-Empowered Integrated Platform for Secure Vaccine Data Management and Intelligent Visual Analytics and Reporting. HEALTHINF: PROCEEDINGS of the 15TH INTERNATIONAL JOINT CONFERENCE on BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING SYSTEMS and TECHNOLOGIES - VOL 5: HEALTHINF, pp. 522-531. doi: 10.5220/0010843700003123