Michael Douglas

Phone: +1 415 502-4025
513 Parnassus Avenue, MSB, Rm S966
UCSF Box 0613
San Francisco, CA 94143
United States

What I do

I serve as the program manager in the UCSF Department of Clinical Pharmacy in the laboratory of Akinyemi Oni-Orisan, PharmD, PhD. As program manager, I have a leadership role in several grants, research and research development, program management, and publication. I’ve led and co-authored many publications in the field of genomic medicine and molecular diagnostics.

My research focuses on new technologies and equitable implementation in healthcare, focusing on precision medicine, cardiovascular disease, cancer, and diverse populations. My research spans a variety of disciplines, including clinical and social sciences, in the academic, government, and industry sectors. I have extensive expertise in genomic laboratory medicine, evidence-based reviews of molecular-based testing, personalized medicine, and research program management.

I have been working with researchers in the precision medicine field for over 23 years in varying organizations, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Office of Genomics and Precision Public Health, Blue Cross Blue Shield Association’s Technical Evaluation Center, and Bayer Diagnostics.

Professional background

Biography

I serve as the program manager in the UCSF Department of Clinical Pharmacy in the laboratory of Akinyemi Oni-Orisan, PharmD, PhD. As program manager, I have a leadership role in several grants, research and research development, program management, and publication. I’ve led and co-authored many publications in the field of genomic medicine and molecular diagnostics.

My research focuses on new technologies and equitable implementation in healthcare, focusing on precision medicine, cardiovascular disease, cancer, and diverse populations. My research spans a variety of disciplines, including clinical and social sciences, in the academic, government, and industry sectors. I have extensive expertise in genomic laboratory medicine, evidence-based reviews of molecular-based testing, personalized medicine, and research program management.

I have been working with researchers in the precision medicine field for over 23 years in varying organizations, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Office of Genomics and Precision Public Health, Blue Cross Blue Shield Association’s Technical Evaluation Center, and Bayer Diagnostics.

Research keywords

  • Payer Coverage Decisions
  • health policy
  • Clinical decision support
  • patient-reported outcome measures
  • patient generated health data
  • next-generation sequencing
  • Polygenic Risk Score
  • Molecular Testing
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • big data
  • consumer health informatics
  • personalized medicine
  • precision medicine
  • cancer
  • Reimbursement
  • Genetics/Genomics
  • electronic health records (EHR)
  • Technology Assessment, Biomedical
  • precision medicine
  • Genetic Testing
  • Whole Exome Sequencing
  • Health Expenditures
  • Exome
  • genomics
  • Circulating Tumor DNA
  • Clinical Laboratory Services
  • High-Throughput Nucleotide Sequencing
  • Direct-To-Consumer Screening and Testing
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Insurance, Health, Reimbursement
  • policy
  • comparative effectiveness research