Michelle Stoffel

Assistant Professor


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

Research Summary


Stoffel M, Leu MG, Barry D, Hrachovec J, Saifee NH, Migita DS, et al. Optimizing electronic blood ordering and supporting administration workflows to improve blood utilization in the pediatric hospital setting. Transfusion. 2023; 63(12): 2328–2340. https://doi.org/10.1111/trf.17587

Merrill AE, Durant TJS, Baron J, Klutts JS, Obstfeld AE, Peaper D, Stoffel M, Wheeler S, Zaydman MA. Data analytics in clinical laboratories: Advancing diagnostic medicine in the Digital Age. Clinical Chemistry, Volume 69, Issue 12, December 2023, Pages 1333–1341, https://doi.org/10.1093/clinchem/hvad183

Stoffel M, Beal SG, Ibrahim KA, Rummel M & Greene DN. Optimizing the data in direct access testing: information technology to support an emerging care model. Critical Reviews in Clinical Laboratory Sciences, 2023.  doi: 10.1080/10408363.2023.2258973.   

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

Clinical Summary

Clinical informatics and patient-centered technologies


MD, University of Kansas Medical Center, 2015
PhD, Pharmacology, University of Kansas Medical Center, 2013
MS, Clinical Informatics and Patient-Centered Technologies, University of Kansas Medical Center, 2021

Fellowships, Residencies, and Visiting Engagements

Fellowship in Clinical Informatics, Department of Biomedical Informatics and Medical Education, University of Washington, 2021,
Residency in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, 2019,

Licensures and Certifications

Board certified in Anatomic Pathology,



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