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Allen Flynn

Clinical Assistant Professor of Learning Health Sciences, Medical School and Clinical Assistant Professor of Information, School of Information Email: [email protected] Phone: 734/223-7483
Office: Learning Health Sciences/1161C NIB Faculty Role: Faculty Potential PhD Faculty Advisor: No News About Allen Flynn

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My training is in pharmacy practice and information science. I study how to derive value from medication-related information, including new sources information about medication use patterns and outcomes. An overview of my main scientific thinking in this area is available at

Areas of interest

Medication use information, Medication safety, Pharmacy informatics, Learning health systems

Honors & Awards

Distinguished Service Award, American Society of Health-system Pharmacy


UM Pharmacy 1993, UM Information Science, 2018

News about Allen Flynn

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Faces of UMSI: Christine Carethers

Master’s student Christine Carethers is using data to visualize the future of public health. Through her research, she has uncovered surprising takeaways for uninsured patients. 

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Summer outreach programs inspire students to make and break the mold

We look back on a summer of fun with information — from molding thermoplastics to designing hygiene apps — as UMSI introduced local students to possibilities in the field.

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