Instructor Profile

Michael Stiehl, Biomedical Informatics instructor

Michael Stiehl, MS

Senior Policy Analyst, Chapin Hall, University of Chicago

Michael Stiehl, MS, is a senior policy analyst with Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago. With over fifteen years of experience in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and spatial analysis, he brings an extensive understanding of how to successfully incorporate GIS into sound project planning, strategy development and the use of metrics to guide implementation and evaluation. Mr. Stiehl’s areas of interest include public policy, with a focus on child welfare, community development, education and human services, data analysis, data visualization, strategic planning, and policy development. Currently, his work focuses on understanding complex human service delivery systems, administrative data and the role of state agencies and community based organizations in improving outcomes for vulnerable populations.