Office of the Dean

O’Dowd Hall, Room 428
586 Pioneer Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4482
(location map)
(248) 370-3634

Office Hours:
Monday – Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Misa Mi

Contact Information:

Office: 130 Kresge Library
Phone: 248-370-3774


Curriculum development, evidence-based medicine teaching, health information literacy, information retrieval and management, learning design, needs assessment, performance improvement, program evaluation, systematic review


Program for Educators in Health Professions, Harvard Macy Institute, Harvard University, Boston, MA

Ph.D., Learning Design & Technology, College of Education, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

M.L.I.S., Library and Information Science, School of Library and Information Science, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

Course work in the Ph.D. program in Reading & Language Arts, School of Education & Human Services, Oakland University, Rochester, MI

M.A., School of Education & Human Services, Oakland University, Rochester, MI

B.A., Guizhou Normal University, Guiyang, Guizhou


Leadership Certificate (55 CE credits), College of Business and Innovation, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH

Distinguished Member of Academy of Health Information Professionals, Medical Library Association

Research Interests:

Bioinformatics, community-based participatory research, design and developmental research, educational research, e-learning, evidence-based medicine, information-seeking behaviors, learning environment, lifelong learning, knowledge management, medical education.

Misa Mi, Ph.D., M.A., MLIS, AHIP
Director of Curriculum Evaluation

Associate Professor 


Misa Mi is the Director of Curriculum Evaluation and Associate Professor of Biomedical Sciences at OUWB. Dr. Mi participates in and contributes to institution-wide efforts in the systematic design, development, and implementation of curriculum evaluation strategies, metrics, and associated policies and procedures for educational effectiveness.  She is responsible for promoting faculty excellence and innovation in curriculum development, instructional design, and instructional delivery, assessment of student learning, service and scholarly/creative activity.  She also serves the role of a librarian at the OUWB Medical Library.

Dr. Mi has 30 years of experience in higher education, hospital, academic medical center, and health sciences library, including curriculum development and evaluation, faculty development, health information management and retrieval, grant acquisition and management, scholarly communication, strategic planning, instructional design, needs assessment, performance improvement consulting, and evidence-based medicine teaching.  She has led training programs for clinicians, health professions students and faculty, residents, nurses, and allied health professionals, as well as outreach educational programs directed to high school students, senior citizens, and homeless patients. Dr. Mi earned her Ph.D. in Learning Design & Technology and a master’s degree in Information Sciences from Wayne State University and received a Master of Art from Oakland University. She is certified as a Distinguished Member of the MLA Academy of Health Information Professionals and has been trained in the Program for Educators in Health Professions at the Harvard Macy Institute, Harvard University.