Michelle S. Keller, MPH is a digital health sciences researcher with a background in epidemiology and qualitative research methods. Keller’s current work includes a project aimed at helping physicians make more informed decisions about opioid prescribing via computerized clinical decision support. She is also focused on improving patient-physician communication and working on integrating patient health materials into digital platforms to assist patients in preparing for office visits. Keller also provides methodological and statistical consulting to various teams around Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Keller’s research interests include implementation and dissemination research, the treatment and management of chronic pain, the use of patient-reported outcomes in clinical care, and physician-patient communication. Prior to working in the health services and health policy field, Keller worked as a journalist for several national newspapers, including the Los Angeles Times and the Chicago Tribune. Keller is finishing her doctoral studies at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health in the Department of Health Policy and Management. She also received her master of public health degree from UCLA. She received her BA degree in human biology from Stanford University.
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