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University of Michigan School of Information

Julia Adler-Milstein

Julia Adler-Milstein

Adjunct Associate Professor of Information, School of Information Email: Phone: 734/763-2285
Office: School of Information/105 S. State Street Faculty Role: Adjunct Potential PhD Faculty Advisor: No


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 PhD 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.  

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Honors and 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