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02
Aug
2017
tiffany_veinot

Tiffany Veinot, a founding faculty member of the health informatics program at U-M, has been appointed its director.

15
Mar
2017
jeremy_griswold

Jeremy is a lieutenant in the Navy, a father of three and in pursuit of his MHI degree.

13
Feb
2017

Kat James has a passion for public health and data analytics.

26
Jan
2017
olubisi_ajetunmobi

In the MHI, Bisi Ajetunmobi finds the combination of public health and information the perfect match for her career interests.

07
Dec
2016
Eric Pfeifer Tanzania

The Master of Health Informatics program is the latest program at the University of Michigan to partner with the Peace Corps and welcome Coverdell Fellows.

26
Oct
2016
Eric Pfeifer
From helping his family with community service projects at a young age to spending a year in Beijing as an undergrad to living in Tanzania as a Peace Corps volunteer, Eric Pfeifer has taken a bit of a circuitous path on his way to the MHI program...
02
Jun
2016
Michelle Williams

MHI student Michelle Williams was recently named 2016 Rudolph Graduate Scholar for her work this summer with the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) in Washington D.C.

02
Jun
2016
Sean_Doolan

Sean Doolan, a 2016 MHI graduate, will be a featured speaker at this year’s AHIP conference in Las Vegas, NV.

27
Apr
2016
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Two UMHS nurses, one early-career and one mid-career, are charting new professional directions for themselves with an advanced degree in health informatics.

18
Mar
2016
Andy Jinseok Lee profile
By the time he turned 18, Andy Jinseok Lee knew he wanted to start his own company one day. A native of South Korea, Andy moved with his family to Indonesia when he was about 10 years old and later to Singapore. He studied at international schools along...
07
Mar
2016
Julia Adler-Milstein

Health information exchanges (HIEs) use information technology to allow patients’ medical records to be shared among unconnected health care organizations. These exchanges seek to improve efficiency and quality of care, but they can also raise substantial concerns regarding the privacy of patients’ data.

29
Feb
2016
Andy Jinseok Lee profile

An app created by an MHI student and his team was named runner-up in the social impact track of the 2016 Michigan Business Challenge.

29
Jan
2016
design thinking bootcamp for health

An upcoming workshop sponsored by HealthDesignBy.Us gives anyone interested an opportunity to learn more about using human-centered design thinking to develop healthcare solutions for the future.

28
Jan
2016
danielle_culberson
Michigan native Danielle Culberson began her journey into health informatics while working at Blue Cross Blue Shield. After graduating from Northwood University with a degree in advertising marketing management, Danielle worked in retail and banking...
20
Jan
2016
adler milstein

Assistant Professor of Information Julia Adler-Milstein has received a $158,030 grant from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services for her project surrounding the Comprehensive End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Care (CEC) Initiative.

20
Jan
2016
MHI interim director Paul Resnick

Paul Resnick, the Michael D. Cohen Collegiate Professor and Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Affairs at the School of Information, will serve as interim director of the University of Michigan Health Informatics program. 

13
Jan
2016
Julia adler-milstein
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Julia Adler-Milstein's work earned her the Early to Mid-Career Impact Accelerator Award from the U-M Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation in 2015.

18
Nov
2015
bewell team

An MHI student was part of a UMSI Global Information Engagement Program team that worked together to help two hospitals in Chennai, India, address the challenge of finding skilled healthcare workers by facilitating skill development of staff and increasing their access to healthcare information resources.

04
Nov
2015
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A $6.7 million award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute will allow Dr. Tiffany Veinot and her colleagues to improve dialysis methods for patients and medical teams.

29
Oct
2015
Dolorence Okullo
With a fascinating background that led her most recently to receive the CGH Director’s Global Health Strategy Award from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Dolorence entered the MHI program with 13 years of experience working in data...
29
Oct
2015
adler milstein
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The American Journal of Managed Care, at the celebration of its 20th anniversary of publication, presented Julia Adler-Milstein, PhD, of the University of Michigan with the first Seema S. Sonnad Emerging Leader in Managed Care Research Award.

27
Oct
2015
Anna Myers
With a B.S. in neuroscience from the University of Michigan, Anna Myers was drawn to the challenge of using information technology to improve healthcare in creative and innovative ways. As a second-year MHI student, Anna is focusing her degree towards...
20
Oct
2015
DJ_Petrovic
Hailing from Belgrade, Serbia, DJ Petrovic began his professional career in the U.S. as an emergency medical technician (EMT). Within this setting, DJ came to realize that the paper-based records provided to EMTs were inefficient, and began recommending...
19
Oct
2015
Sean_Doolan
For second-year MHI student Sean Doolan, a typical day begins at 7 a.m., as he wakes up, glances at his emails and reviews his work priorities for the day. He follows this with a morning run before finally settling in to begin his workday around 10 a.m...
16
Oct
2015
Hanbo_Yang
For Wenbo Yang, his journey into health informatics was sparked by a desire to pursue a profession in helping others. Wenbo initially started college with a focus on pre-med: “I saw this virtue in helping others, and I saw medicine as a very humble way...

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