Milton "Mickey" Eder, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health


Contact Info

Office Phone 612-301-1296

Office Address:
University of Minnesota
717 Delaware St SE, Rm 421
Minneapolis, MN 55414

Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health

Associate Director, Community Engagement to Advance Research and Community Health (CEARCH), Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI)

PhD, University of Chicago


Milton "Mickey" Eder, PhD, joined the University of Minnesota Department of Family Medicine and Community Health research faculty in 2014. He conducts translational research and focuses on transforming the public's relationship to research, engaging communities in all aspects of research, and improving health outcomes. Eder is also interested in practice-based research to improve patient safety within primary care. Additionally, he is the associate director of the U of M Clinical and Translational Science Institute's (CTSI) Office of Community Engagement to Advance Research and Community Health.

Previously, he served as the director of research and evaluation programs at Access Community Health Network in Chicago for 10 years. At this network of federally qualified health centers, he organized and initiated research involving patient safety, health literacy, and health disparities, with the goal of improving individual and community health outcomes. He also developed and conducted evaluations of federal and state funded public health programs.

Eder earned his PhD from the Committee on History of Culture, an interdisciplinary program at the University of Chicago.


Research Funding Grants

2012-17, NIDDK, "NIDDK Centers for Diabetes Translation Research"


Solomon S, DeBruin D, Eder M, et al. Community-engaged research ethics review: exploring flexibility in federal regulations. IRB: Ethics & Human Research. 2016;38(3):11-9.

Grieb SD, Eder MM, Smith KC, Calhoun K, Tandon D. Qualitative research and community-based participatory research: considerations for effective dissemination in the peer-reviewed literature. Prog Community Health Partnersh. 2015;9(2):275-82.

Gladstone TG, Marko-Holguin M, Rothberg P, Nidetz J, Diehl A, DeFrino DT, …Eder M, et al. An internet-based adolescent depression preventive intervention: study protocol for a randomized control trial. Trials. 2015;16(1):203.

Eder, MM, Firke C. Stand against cancer: evaluating a breast and cervical cancer screening program for uninsured patients. Progress in Community Health Partnerships. 2015;9(1):129-34.

Eder MM, Carter-Edwards L, Hurd TC, Rumala BB, Wallerstein N. A logic model for community engagement within the Clinical and Translational Science Awards consortium: can we measure what we model? Acad Med. 2013;88(10):1430-6.

Persell SD, Eder M, Friesema E, Connor C, Rademaker A, French DD, King J, Wolf MS. EHR-based medication support and nurse-led medication therapy management: rationale and design for a three-arm clinic randomized trial. J Am Heart Assoc. 2013;2(5):e000311.