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University of Michigan School of Information

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Allen Flynn

Assistant Professor of Learning Health Sciences, Medical School and Clinical Assistant Professor of Information, School of Information Email: Phone: 734/223-7483
Office: Learning Health Sciences/1161C NIB Faculty Role: Faculty Potential PhD Faculty Advisor: Yes

Research Areas


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


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