Michael J. Schmidt

Michael J. Schmidt

Assistant Professor


Dr. Michael Schmidt is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Neuropsychology in Neurology at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. Dr. Schmidt received his undergraduate degree in psychology from Michigan State University and his doctorate in Neuropsychology from the City University of New York. Dr. Schmidt completed a post-doctoral research fellowship in the Division of Critical Care Neurology at Columbia University that lead to his current position in 2005. In 2009 Dr. Schmidt received a 3-year CTSA K12 career development award from the Columbia University Irving Institute for clinical and translational research. He completed a Master's degree in Biostatistics: Patient-Oriented Research from the Columbia University School of Public Health in 2011.Dr. Schmidt is the Director of the Neuro-ICU Neuromonitoring and Informatics program and the Columbia University Undergraduate Research Internship in Neurology and Neurosurgery. Dr. Schmidt's interests concentrate on personalized medicine in the Neuro-ICU including: generation of patient-specific physiological targets and early detection of secondary complications related to critical brain injuries through real-time analysis of neurophysiological monitoring data; the use of clinical informatics to support patient management decisions within the intensive care unit; and identifying modifiable factors that drive health outcomes following critical brain injuries. His research as a co-investigator to determine patient status utilizing multimodal neuromonitoring data from critical brain injury patients is supported by the Dana Foundation.

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