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Michael Elliott, Ph.D.

Associate Dean of Public Health
College for Public Health and Social Justice

Associate Professor; Biostatistics

Courses Taught

Fundamentals of Biostatistics; Applied Data Management; Introduction to Statistical Computing


  • Ph.D., Public Health, Ohio State University
  • M.S., Preventative Medicine, Ohio State University

Research Interests

Data management using GIS and internet surveying methodologies; health risk appraisal methodology; multi-level modeling; and measurement of physical activity and nutrition

Publications and Media Placements

  1. Kilpatrick, C. R., Elliott, M. B., Pratt, E., Schafers, S. J., Blackburn, M. C., Heard, K., Tobin, G. S. (2014). Prevention of inpatient hypoglycemia with a real-time informatics alert. J Hosp Med, 9(10), 621-626. doi: 10.1002/jhm.2221

  2. Elliott, M. B., Schafers, S. J., McGill, J. B., & Tobin, G. S. (2012). Prediction and prevention of treatment-related inpatient hypoglycemia. J Diabetes Sci Technol, 6(2), 302-309.

Professional Organizations and Associations

Elliott has extensive experience with managing and analyzing data for large community studies funded by the National Cancer Institute, the American Cancer Society, and the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases and is a member with the APHA and ADA.

Community Work and Service

Currently, Elliott is using GIS to study the association between the built environment and diabetes risk and treatment effectiveness. He enjoys studying the relationship between health behaviors (nutrition and physical activity) and the intrapersonal, interpersonal, physical, and policy environment.