Misa Mi, Ph.D., M.A., MLIS, AHIP

Professor in the Department of Foundational Medical Studies
Interim Program Director for the OUWB Medical Library

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Misa Mi is Professor and Health Information Specialist at the Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine and has over 30 years of experience in higher education, hospital, academic medical center, and health sciences libraries, including curriculum development and evaluation, evidence-based medicine teaching, health information management and retrieval, grant acquisition and management, scholarly communication, strategic planning, instructional design, needs assessment, performance improvement consulting, and systematic review.

She has led and offered training programs for clinicians, health professions students and faculty, residents and fellows, 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. from the Division of Administrative and Organization Studies, College of Education and a master’s degree from the School of Information Sciences,  Wayne State University, and received a a master's degree from the School of Education and Human Services, Oakland University. She is a certified Distinguished Member of the Academy of Health Information Professionals of the Medical Library Association and has been trained in the Program for Educators in Health Professions at the Harvard University Harvard Macy Institute, the National Institute of Health National Library of Medicine Biomedical Informatics Program, and the Leadership Program of the University of Toledo College of Business and Innovation.  

Contact Information:

Office: 130 Kresge Library
Phone: 248-370-3774
Email: mi@oakland.edu

Specialties:

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

Education:

Ph.D., Division of Administrative and Organization Studies, College of Education, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

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

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

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

Fellow, National Library of Medicine Georgia Biomedical Informatics Course, National Institute of Health National Library of Medicine

Certifications:

Leadership Certificate, 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, self-directed learning/lifelong learning, evidence-based medicine,  health information literacy, informal learning, learning environment, knowledge management, medical education.