Julia Adler-Milstein

105 S. State Street
Adjunct Associate Professor of Information, School of Information


Julia Adler-Milstein is an Associate Professor at the School of Information with a joint appointment in the School of Public Health (Health Management and Policy). Dr. Adler-Milstein is a national expert on policy and management issues related to the use of IT in healthcare delivery. Her research assesses the progress of health IT adoption; the impact of such adoption on healthcare costs and quality; and the relationships between market, organizational, and team structure and health IT use. A core focus of her work is on health information exchange and interoperability. Dr. Adler-Milstein holds a Ph.D. in health policy from Harvard University. Her private-sector experience includes the Center for IT Leadership at Partners Healthcare in Boston and in the Health and Life Sciences Division of Accenture.

Areas of interest

Honors & Awards

- Outstanding Dissertation Award; Academy Health

- Carnegie Junior Faculty Development Fellowship; University of Michigan

- Top 10 Influential Women in Health IT, Fierce Health IT

- American Medical Informatics Association New Investigator Award

- Seema S. Sonnad Emerging Leader in Managed Care Research Award, American Journal of Managed Care

- Henry Russel Award for Outstanding Junior Faculty, University of Michigan

- Impact Accelerator Award, Institute for Health Policy and Innovation, University of Michigan


PhD, Health Policy, Harvard University

Research Projects