Application Information

Ready to join us?

If a career in PHI research and development sounds exciting to you, please consider applying for a fellowship in one of two tracks:


  • PhD in Epidemiology: doctoral degree in Epidemiology from the Indiana University Fairbanks School of Public Health with a focus on PHI
  • PhD in Health Policy & Management (HPM): doctoral degree in HPM from the Indiana University Fairbanks School of Public Health with a focus on PHI
  • Trainees in either track will conduct active PHI research with IU and Regenstrief Institute faculty in conjunction with health systems, local, state, and federal public health agencies.
  • Our National Library of Medicine grant covers tuition, health insurance, books, and travel expenses as well as provides a monthly stipend of $2,000 for living expenses.
  • For more information on the pre-doctoral program:
    • Questions about the Epidemiology degree: Dr. Brian Dixon, Co-Director of fellowship program at
    • Questions about the HPM degree: Dr. Christopher Harle, Associate Director for Curriculum at


If you already have a doctoral degree (e.g., PhD, DrPH, MD) in information science, computer science, or health science field, consider the Postdoctoral Fellowship in PHI!

  • You will complete a customized plan of study in PHI while conducting PHI research with faculty mentors at Indiana University and the Regenstrief Institute.
  • Training will include grant writing, teaching, and PHI service to prepare individuals for research-oriented careers.
  • To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Jess Halterman at .
  • How much will you be paid? See NIH guidelines here.

Fellows must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents per NIH policy.

Questions about applying for a PHI Fellowship? Contact Jess Halterman at, or call 317-274-9450.

The PHI fellowships are offered by the Regenstrief Institute Center for Biomedical Informatics in partnership with the Indiana University (IU) Fairbanks School of Public Health and the IU School of Medicine.

Funding is generously provided by the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM) training program.