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

Professor in the Department of Foundational Medical Studies


Misa Mi is Professor and Health Information Specialist at the Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine and 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 in Teaching 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.  

Contact Information:

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


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


Ph.D., College of Education, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

M.A., 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


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.