Michelle Odlum, PhD

Postdoctoral Research Scientist, School of Nursing at Columbia University

Dr. Michelle Odlum is an adjunct Assistant Professor in Health Information Management (HIM) and the Director of a Health Information Technology (HIT) training program through the City University of New York. Until recently, Dr. Odlum served as an Informatics Evaluator and co-Investigator in the Department of Biomedical Informatics at Columbia University.   In this role, she implemented analytical plans for research and evaluation projects in HIT and conducted data analyses for grants and contractual projects.  Her experience includes the oversight of evaluation endeavors, data collection efforts, the analysis of qualitative and quantitative data and the dissemination of important findings.  Dr. Odlum has over ten years of experience working on a variety of research, evaluation and health promotion activities in special needs populations.  Her work includes childhood asthma, tobacco cessation, environmental health, HIT, HIV/AIDS and immunizations.