Members and Initiatives

The LHS Collaboratory is comprised of member projects and initiatives focused on the Learning Health System. Representatives from member organizations are included on the LHS Collaboratory Steering Committee. The Steering Committee offers advice and guidance regarding the shared needs of the projects and initiatives that are its members, along with the collaborative implementation of strategies to address these needs. The committee also informs the content and format for the recurring Collaboratory meetings, and advises on ways the Collaboratory can facilitate the sharing of ideas and resources and provide support to everyone who is doing important Learning Health System work.

The Knowledge Grid for Health: A Technical Platform for Managing and Deploying Computable Biomedical Knowledge at Scale
Visit KGrid here.
Contact: Allen Flynn, PhD, PharmD -   
Mobilizing Computable Biomedical Knowledge: A Growing Community to Transform Health
Visit MCBK here 
Contact: Michelle Williams, MHI -  
Merging 3 Communities in an LHS for Diagnostic Excellence: Leveraging Disciplinary Differences
Read relevant publication: Understanding the roles of three academic communities in a prospective learning health ecosystem for diagnostic excellence
Contact: Josh Rubin, JD, MBA, MPP, MPH -
Visit MDiabetes here.
Contact: Dorene Markel, MS, MHSA -
Michigan Center for Integrative Research in Critical Care (MCIRCC)
Visit MCIRCC here.
Contact: TBD
University of Michigan School of Education Program Evaluation and Improvement Research
Visit SOE here
Contact: Don Peurach, PhD - 
University of Michigan School of Dentistry
Visit UMSD LHS strategic plan here.
Contact: Alexandre DaSilva, DDS, DMedSc - 
Pharmacy INformatics Group (PING): A LHS and College of Pharmacy Collaboration
Visit PING here.
Linking the Knowledge Grid, Michigan Tailoring System and Fitbit Data within a Patient Centered Mobile Application for Heart Failure
Visit here.
Contact: Mike Dorsch, PharmD, MS -
Michigan Surgical Quality Collaborative (MSQC)
Visit MSQC here.
Contact: Greta L. Krapohl, PhD, RN -
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Department LHS Initiative
Visit PM&R here
Contact: Claire Kalpakjian, PhD -
Michigan Emergency Department Improvement Collaborative (MEDIC)
Visit MEDIC here.
Contact: Keith Kocher, MD -
Michigan Urological Surgery Improvement Collaborative (MUSIC)
Visit MUSIC here.
Contact: Khurshid Ghani, MBChB, MS, FRCS - 
Michigan Value Collaborative (MVC)
Visit MVC here
Contact: Deby Evans, MBA, BSN, RN -
Precision Health at the University of Michigan
Visit Precision Health here.
Contact: Rachel Dawson, JD -
The State Innovation Model (SIM) Workgroup in the Center for Healthcare Research and Transformation
Visit MDHHS here.
Contact: Karandeep Singh, MD, MMSc -
Harnessing Data to Unveil Discoveries & Transform Health: Michigan Integrated Center for Health Analytics & Medical Prediction (MiCHAMP)
Visit MiCHAMP here.
Contact: Brad Trumpower, MS -
Ethical, Legal and Social Implications of Learning Health Systems (ELSI)
Visit ELSI here.
Contact: Melissa Creary, PhD, MPH-
Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Learning Community
Visit OHCA here.
Contact:  Jennifer Fowler, RN -
Michigan Institute for Clinical and Health Research (MICHR)
Visit MICHR here.
Contact: David Williams, PhD - 
Michigan Society of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons Quality Collaborative (MSTCVS)
Visit MSTCVS here.
Contact: Patty Theurer, BSN -
Michigan Concussion Center
Visit Michigan Concussion Center here.
Contact: Carrie Morton, MEng -
Department of Learning Health Sciences LHS Michigan Medicine (LHS MM)
Visit LHS MM here.
Contact:  Lisa Ferguson, MSI-
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Department of Radiation Oncology
Visit the Department here.
Contact: Charles Mayo, PhD -