IHPI members Julia Adler-Milstein, Ph.D., and Christopher Friese, Ph.D., R.N., AOCN, FAAN, are among two junior faculty at U-M who will receive the 2016 Henry Russel Award, one of the highest honors the university bestows upon junior faculty.
Adler-Milstein focuses her research on policy and management issues related to the use of information technology in health care delivery. She examines the progress of health IT adoption, its impact on health care costs and quality, and the relationship between organizational structure and health IT use.
Friese's program of research is focused on the improvement of quality of care for cancer patients. He lectures widely on evidence-based oncology nursing practice, nursing work force, and health care policy.