Michelle Millwood, RN, works on research involving Systemic Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (sJIA) and Juvenile Dermatomyositis (JDM) studies conducted at the NIH.

Research Statement

Michelle joined the Pediatric Translational Research Branch as a research nurse specialist in 2017. She graduated from Bowie State University in 2006 with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Michelle has worked in the research field since 2009 on numerous research protocols that include patients and healthy volunteers. She now works in the Translational Genetics and Genomics Section as an associate investigator on several clinical trials at the NIH. She ensures that protocols are implemented and followed out per established guidelines.

Scientific Publications

Multimodality Image-Guided Cryoablation for Inoperable Tumor-Induced Osteomalacia.

Tella SH, Amalou H, Wood BJ, Chang R, Chen CC, Robinson C, Millwood M, Guthrie LC, Xu S, Levy E, Krishnasamy V, Gafni RI, Collins MT
J Bone Miner Res.
2017 Nov;
doi: 10.1002/jbmr.3219
PMID: 28718983

Janus kinase (JAK) inhibition with baricitinib in refractory juvenile dermatomyositis.

Kim H, Dill S, O'Brien M, Vian L, Li X, Manukyan M, Jain M, Adeojo LW, George J, Perez M, Grom AA, Sutter M, Feldman BM, Yao L, Millwood M, Brundidge A, Pichard DC, Cowen EW, Shi Y, Lu S, Tsai WL, Gadina M, Rider LG, Colbert RA
Ann Rheum Dis.
2021 Mar;
doi: 10.1136/annrheumdis-2020-218690
PMID: 32843325


Bowie State University
BSN (2006)


Research Nurse Specialist
Pediatric Translational Branch, NIH/NIAMS (2017-Present)

Research Nurse Specialist
Craniofacial and Skeletal Diseases Branch, NIH/NIDCR (2016-2017)

Research Nurse Specialist
Symptom Biology Unit, NIH/NINR (2011-2016)

Clinical Research Nurse
Clinical Center Nursing Department, Outpatient Clinic (OP3), NIH (2009-2011)

Outpatient Clinical Nurse
Internal Medicine Department, Kaiser Permanente (2008-2009)

Medical Surgical Staff Nurse
Medical Surgical Unit, Holy Cross Hospital (2006-2009)

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