Featured members

Boang Liu & Xuefei Zhang

The latest Featured MiCHAMP members are two PhD candidates from the Department of Statistics. We are excited to have Boang Liu, and Xuefei Zhang as student members of MiCHAMP. Xuefei Zhang Biography I am a Ph.D. candidate in the Statistics Department at the University of Michigan. My research focuses on statistical network analysis, statistical machine…

Kayvan Najarian

Kayvan Najarian, PhD.

Email: kayvan@med.umich.edu MCIRCC Profile Biography Dr. Najarian’s research focuses on signal / image processing and machine learning to assist in clinical decision making to improve healthcare and reduce costs.   What drew you to MiCHAMP? Even though I was already working with a number of MiCHAMP members prior to establishment of the group, I believe…

Dr. Anna Kratz

Anna Kratz, PhD.

Email: alkratz@med.umich.edu IHPI Profile Biography Dr. Kratz’s research focuses on the characteristics and underlying mechanisms of common chronic symptoms and in behavioral and combination treatments to manage symptoms and improve functional outcomes. She is interested in these questions across clinical populations and across clinical conditions.   What drew you to MiCHAMP? The first thing that…

Jack Iwashyna

Theodore (Jack) Iwashyna, MD, PhD

Email: tiwashyn@umich.edu IHPI Profile Biography Dr. Iwashyna’s research focuses on the organization of critical care services to provide high quality and value and improved outcomes. His work seeks to understand the context of critical illness (and severe sepsis in particular), both in how critical illness influences a patient’s life course, and in how the organizational environment…

Hallie Prescott

Hallie Prescott, MD, MSc

Email: hprescot@med.umich.edu IHPI Profile Biography Dr. Prescott conducts health services research to understand and improve the long-term outcomes of acute medical illnesses, drawing on the tools of ‘big data’ analytics and implementation science. Her initial focus is reducing the need for repeated hospitalization after severe sepsis, including an examination of hospital readmissions and healthcare utilization…

Jenna Wiens, PhD

Email: wiensj@umich.edu Personal Website Biography I am an Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) at the University of Michigan. I currently head the MLD3 research group. My primary research interests lie at the intersection of machine learning and healthcare. The overarching goal of my research agenda is to develop the computational methods needed to…