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March 14, 2016

JAMIA article authored by Charles Friedman and Joshua Rubin a top ten most read article of 2015

Charles Friedman's, PhD and Joshua Rubin's, JD, MBA, MPP, MPH article, "Toward a science of learning systems: a research agenda for the high-functioning Learning Health System", was noted as a Top Ten most-read JAMIA article of 2015.

March 11, 2016

DLHS faculty Martha Funnell and Cheryl Moyer recognized as BMC Health Services reviewers for 2015

Martha M. Funnell, MS, RN, CDE, FAADE and Cheryl A. Moyer, MPH, PhD were acknowledged as BMC Health Services Research reviewers for 2015 for their contributions to BMC Volume 15 (2015). 

March 10, 2016

Dr. Karandeep Singh's issue brief now available on the Commonwealth Fund website

Dr. Karandeep Singh's issue brief, "Developing a Framework for Evaluating the Patient Engagement, Quality, and Safety of Mobile Health Applications", was posted to the Commonwealth Fund website Feb. 18.

March 8, 2016

Dr. Brent Stansfield publishes research on medical students' empathy attitudes

Assistant Professor of Learning Health Sciences, Brent Stansfield, PhD, recently published research exploring the decline in empathy of medical students during undergraduate training. Dr. Stansfield was lead author on the article that was published in Advances in Health Sciences Education

March 7, 2016

Dr. Joel Purkiss presents at 2016 National Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellows Conference

Dr. Purkiss recently presented “Conducting Effective Survey Research” at the 2016 National Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellows Conference, in Ann Arbor, on February 28.

March 4, 2016

HILS degree program and the LHS Journal featured in Healthcare Informatics article

DLHS's Health Infrastructures and Learning Systems degree program was featured in a recent article by Healthcare Informatics. The article also mentions the recently launched Learning Health System open access journal. The piece includes mentions Department Chair Dr. Charles Friedman and Professor of Learning Health Sciences Dr. Anne Sales.

March 2, 2016

Dr. Charles Friedman named one of 20 of America's Best Healthcare Informatics Researchers, Professors and Minds

The PokitDok team recently posted their list of renowned healthcare informatics professionals who they believe continue to play a significant role in the growing field of health informatics.

February 29, 2016

U-M receives 2-year NIH grant award to collaborate on project to improve diabetes management in black men

Department of Learning Health Sciences faculty member Gretchen Piatt, MPH, PhD will serve as the PI for the U-M subcontract piece of the Michigan State University-based grant. The proposal was funded for $427K over two years by the National Center for Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD).

February 25, 2016

Kathleen O'Connor and Larry Gruppen to attend ACGME Annual Educational Conference

Kathy O'Connor, MA and Larry Gruppen, PhD will be promoting the Masters in Health Professions Education program at the conference in National Harbor, MD February 25-27. 

February 23, 2016

U-M to collaborate on 5-year RWJF Diversity in Health Policy Research grant

Department of Learning Health Sciences faculty member Gretchen Piatt, MPH, PhD will serve as a Co-I for the U-M subcontract piece of a Johns Hopkins-based project. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Diversity in Health Policy Research Program funded the project for $750K over 5 years.