Michelle Stoffel, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology

Michelle Stoffel

Contact Info

MD, University of Kansas Medical Center, 2015

Residency in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, 2019

Fellowship in Clinical Informatics, Department of Biomedical Informatics and Medical Education, University of Washington, 2021

PhD, Pharmacology, University of Kansas Medical Center, 2013

MS, Clinical Informatics and Patient-Centered Technologies, University of Kansas Medical Center, 2021


Dr. Stoffel is an anatomic and clinical pathologist specializing in clinical informatics and patient-centered technologies.

Awards & Recognition

Chief Resident, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine, 2018-2019

Junior Committee Member, College of American Pathologists Center Committee, 2017-2019

Residents Forum Delegate, College of American Pathologists, 2017

Vice Chair, Residents and Fellows Section, Wisconsin Medical Society, Apr 2017-Apr 2018

Resident Delegate

Wisconsin Medical Society Annual Meeting, 2016 and 2017

Peer Reviewer

Applied Clinical Informatics

Journal of Applied Laboratory Medicine

Journal of Neurological Disorders




Patel, A. G. M., Hsiao, C. J., Fasanya, H. O., Stoffel, M., & Lyon, M. E. (2020). Accuracy in measuring racial disparities during the COVID-19 pandemic needs improvement. The Journal of Applied Laboratory Medicine. https://doi.org/10.1093/jalm/jfaa212

Grange, E. S., Neil, E. J., Stoffel, M., Singh, A. P., Tseng, E., Resco-Summers, K., Fellner, B. J., Lynch, J. B., Mathias, P. C., Mauritz-Miller, K., Sutton, P. R., & Leu, M. G. (2020). Responding to COVID-19: The UW Medicine Information Technology Services Experience. Applied Clinical Informatics, 11(2), 265–275. https://doi.org/10.1055/s-0040-1709715

Loeffler, A. G., Smith, M., Way, E., Stoffel, M., & Kurtycz, D. F. I. (2019). A Taxonomic Index for Retrieval of Digitized Whole Slide Images from an Electronic Database for Medical School and Pathology Residency Education. Journal of Pathology Informatics, 10, 33. https://doi.org/10.4103/jpi.jpi_34_19

Stoffel, M., Rysavy, M. B., Rose, S. L., Laffin, J., Rehrauer, W. M., Reza Hafez, G., & Flynn, C. (2018). Multiple concurrent unusual neoplasms presenting in a patient with familial adenomatous polyposis: A case report and review of the literature. Human Pathology: Case Reports, 14, 41–46. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ehpc.2018.07.004

Healy-Stoffel, M., & Levant, B. (2018). N-3 (Omega-3) Fatty Acids: Effects on Brain Dopamine Systems and Potential Role in the Etiology and Treatment of Neuropsychiatric Disorders. CNS & Neurological Disorders Drug Targets, 17(3), 216–232. https://doi.org/10.2174/1871527317666180412153612

Healy-Stoffel, M., Ahmad, S. O., Stanford, J. A., & Levant, B. (2013). Altered nucleolar morphology in substantia nigra dopamine neurons following 6-hydroxydopamine lesion in rats. Neuroscience Letters, 546, 26–30. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neulet.2013.04.033

Healy-Stoffel, M., Omar Ahmad, S., Stanford, J. A., & Levant, B. (2014a). Differential effects of intrastriatal 6-hydroxydopamine on cell number and morphology in midbrain dopaminergic subregions of the rat. Brain Research, 1574, 113–119. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.brainres.2014.05.045

Healy-Stoffel, M., Ahmad, S. O., Stanford, J. A., & Levant, B. (2012). A novel use of combined tyrosine hydroxylase and silver nucleolar staining to determine the effects of a unilateral intrastriatal 6-hydroxydopamine lesion in the substantia nigra: A stereological study. Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 210(2), 187–194. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jneumeth.2012.07.013


Board Certifications

Board certified in Anatomic Pathology

Clinical Interests

Clinical informatics and patient-centered technologies