ALLEN J FLYNN, Pharm.D., Ph.D.


Director, Masters of Health Informatics Program
University of Michigan School of Information

Assistant Professor, Department of Learning Health Sciences
University of Michigan Medical School

Member, Autonomous Pharmacy Advisory Board


I aim to scale up and then rigorously study automated processes of statistical medication prescription review which use computerized prediction and classification. To achieve this aim, I work with my colleagues on prescription analytics, medication risk stratification, establishing empirical learning cycles within learning health systems, computable knowledge management, and other related things.


2012 – 2018 University of Michigan School of Information
Doctorate in Information Science
Dissertation: “The Knowledge Grid: A Platform to Increase the Interoperability of
Computable Knowledge and Produce Advice for Health”

2004 – 2009 Oregon Health Sciences University Medical School
Graduate Certificate in Biomedical Informatics

1989 – 1993 University of Michigan College of Pharmacy
Doctor of Pharmacy with High Honors

1982 – 1986 Ann Arbor Pioneer High School