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: Zach Landis-Lewis, PhD, MLIS - zachll@umich.edu   
Mobilizing Computable Biomedical Knowledge: A Growing Community to Transform Health
Visit MCBK here 
Contact: Noor Khan -  khnoor@med.umich.edu 
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
here
Contact: Josh Rubin, JD, MBA, MPP, MPH - rubinjc@umich.edu
The Max Harry Weil Institute for Critical Care Research and Innovation
Visit The Max Harry Weil Institute for Critical Care Research and Innovation here.
Contact: TBD
University of Michigan School of Education Program Evaluation and Improvement Research
Visit SOE here
Contact: Don Peurach, PhD - dpeurach@umich.edu 
University of Michigan School of Dentistry
Visit UMSD LHS strategic plan here.
Contact: Alexandre DaSilva, DDS, DMedSc - adasilva@umich.edu
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 - mdorsch@med.umich.edu
Michigan Surgical Quality Collaborative (MSQC)
Visit MSQC here.
Contact: TBD
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Department LHS Initiative
Visit PM&R here
Contact: Claire Kalpakjian, PhD - clairez@med.umich.edu
Michigan Emergency Department Improvement Collaborative (MEDIC)
Visit MEDIC here.
Contact: Keith Kocher, MD - kkocher@med.umich.edu
Michigan Urological Surgery Improvement Collaborative (MUSIC)
Visit MUSIC here.
Contact: Khurshid Ghani, MBChB, MS, FRCS - kghani@med.umich.edu 
Michigan Value Collaborative (MVC)
Visit MVC here
Contact: Erin Conklin - erconkli@med.umich.edu
Precision Health at the University of Michigan
Visit Precision Health here.
Contact: Rachel Dawson, JD -  dawsonra@med.umich.edu
The State Innovation Model (SIM) Workgroup in the Center for Healthcare Research and Transformation
Visit the State Innovation Model here.
Contact: Karandeep Singh, MD, MMSc - kdpsingh@med.umich.edu
Harnessing Data to Unveil Discoveries & Transform Health: Michigan Integrated Center for Health Analytics & Medical Prediction (MiCHAMP)
Visit MiCHAMP here.
Contact: Brad Trumpower, MS - trumpb@med.umich.edu
Ethical, Legal and Social Implications of Learning Health Systems (ELSI)
Visit ELSI here.
Contact: Melissa Creary, PhD, MPH- mcreary@umich.edu
Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Learning Community
Visit OHCA here.
Contact: Michelle Williams, MHI - mzwill@med.umich.edu

Michigan Resuscitation Innovation and Science Enterprise

Visit MRISE here.
Contact: Jennifer Fowler, RN - jenfow@med.umich.edu
Michigan Institute for Clinical and Health Research (MICHR)
Visit MICHR here.
Contact: David Williams, PhD - daveawms@med.umich.edu 
Michigan Society of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons Quality Collaborative (MSTCVS)
Visit MSTCVS here.
Contact: Patty Theurer, BSN - ptheurer@med.umich.edu
Michigan Concussion Center
Visit Michigan Concussion Center here.
Contact: Tina Chen - 
Department of Learning Health Sciences LHS Michigan Medicine (LHS MM)
Visit LHS MM here.
Contact:  Lisa Ferguson, MSI- ferglisa@med.umich.edu
Department of Radiation Oncology
Visit the Department here.
Contact: Charles Mayo, PhD - cmayo@med.umich.edu
Heinz C. Prechter Bipolar Research Program
Visit the program here.
Contact: Melvin G. McInnis, MD, FRCPsych - mmcinnis@umich.edu
Michigan Radiation Oncology Quality Consortium (MROQC) 
Visit MROQC here.
Contact: Melissa Mietzel - hillmel@med.umich.edu
e-HAIL: E-Health & Artificial Intelligence
Visit e-HAIL here.
Contact: Henrike Florusbosch - jflorusb@med.umich.edu
Michigan Oncology Quality Consortium
Visit MOQC here.
Contact: Natalia Simon, MBA, MA - natasim@med.umich.edu
Michigan Collaborative for Type 2 Diabetes
Visit MCT2D here.
Contact: Jaqueline Rau, MHSA -raujack@med.umich.edu
Michigan Social Health Interventions to Eliminate Disparities
Visit MSHIELD here.
Contact: Jordan Greene - joleighp@med.umich.edu