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27
Feb
2019
veena panicker portrait

As a dentist in Mumbai, Veena Panicker found her interest in HI sparked when her clinic adopted a new Electronic Health Records system. “I want to improve people’s lives through technology and through understanding,” she says.

27
Feb
2019
Joel Adu Brimpong portrait

Joel Adu-Brimpong was attracted to the interdisciplinary MHI program because, as he says, "problems aren't neatly divided into public health or information or engineering. Problems are often cross-disciplinary and our solutions must be also."

26
Feb
2018

Ann Duong helps people plan for end of life with her company, Canopy.

29
Jan
2018

UMSI students Joel Adu-Brimpong and Saebom (April) Kwon named 2018 Dow Sustainability Fellows.

15
Jan
2018

Nithya Rajendran is dedicated to promoting health literacy and healthcare accessibility at home and abroad.

11
Jan
2018

Etiowo Usoro is fulfilling his destiny with health informatics.

04
Dec
2017
Ann Duong and Canopy winners

Ann Duong and her teammates win top honors for their end-of-life planning app.

09
Nov
2017

Parisa Soraya, a 2017 MHI graduate, is the creator of a mobile app that matches patients for peer support. For people with chronic illness, it’s time to Find Your Ditto™. 

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
tawny apsley michelle bochinski

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
Tags: Research

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.

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