Michelle Silver, PhD, ScM

Michelle Silver, PhD, ScM

Assistant Professor of Surgery


Graduate School

PhD, Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, 2014
ScM, Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, 2009

Postdoctoral Education

Cancer Prevention Fellow, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, 2015-2019
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, 2015


Research Interests

Dr. Silver is an epidemiologist and health services researcher.  Dr. Silver’s research interests center around applied/translational epidemiology, and how to best use the results of epidemiologic studies to make and implement evidence-based decisions in cancer screening and prevention.  Her research examines patient-, provider-, and system-level factors that influence the effective translation of evidence-based practices, especially screening recommendations, into routine clinical care.  A large focus of her work is on screening and prevention of the human papillomavirus (HPV) and cervical cancer.

Research Profile


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