Jonas V Veterans Healthcare Scholar

Michelle Lardner, MS, RN-BC

University of Maryland
DNP Student

Michelle Lardner is the Deputy Chief Information Officer and Chief of Clinical Informatics at the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center. In her role, she oversees the clinical informatics department and the electronic health record at the hospital. Previously, she served as the Director of Nursing Informatics at Virginia Hospital Center, informatics nurse specialist at Sibley Memorial Hospital, Chief of E-Health at the former National Naval Medical Center and a system coordinator at Epic Systems. She served in the US Navy Nurse Corps and has completed wartime and humanitarian deployments aboard the USNS Comfort and USNS Mercy. Ms. Lardner received her BSN from the University of Illinois and MS from the University of Maryland. She is also a Faculty Associate at the University of Maryland, providing assistance to the graduate nursing informatics program. She is currently pursuing her DNP at the University of Maryland with interests in applying evidenced based practice using health information technology and using patient portals to engage and empower patients.