I am an associate professor in the College of Computing and Informatics at Drexel University. My current research uses human factors engineering methods and socio-technical systems theory to study the impact of health information technology on clinical workflow and the usability of technology in underserved populations, both in the US and internationally.
I am affiliated with the Drexel University Institute for Healthcare Informatics – an initiative based at the College of Computing and Informatics, the College of Nursing and Health Professions (CNHP), the School of Public Health (SPH) and the College of Medicine (DUCoM). Alumna of Spelman College and Georgia Institute of Technology (electrical engineering) as part of the Dual Degree Engineering program in the Atlanta University Center. Career switch to industrial engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where my passion developed in socio-technical systems and human factors and ergonomics.
September 29-30 – Presented at the Collaboration as Big Data Ethics Workshop – http://www.drexel.edu/now/events/calendar/details/?eid=11422&iid=34309
June 14 – Outreach
Julia de Burgos Elementary Career Day
June 9 – 10 – Attended the RWJ 10th anniversary New Connections Annual Symposium, http://www.ncturns10.org/
May 26 – Outreach
Career Day at Paul Robeson High School
April 22-23 – Drexel University Bridge to the Doctorate Retreat (Louis Stokes AMP) Philadelphia, PA
April 21 – Outreach
Speaking engagement at John Bartram High School
April 7 – Presented at the New Connections Regional Meeting on the Panel of Champions University of Maryland – College Park Marriott Conference Center, Hyattsville, MD
March 17 – 19 – Attended the AAC&U Diversity, Learning, and Student Success conference, Philadelphia, PA
March 18 – Outreach
Mastery Shoemakers High School 7th Annual Career Day
IEEE Graduate Forum 8th Annual Research Symposium – Participated as research poster judge
NSF review panel, Arlington, VA
November 20 – Attended Women’s Entrepreneurship Day as part of the Drexel University School of Public Health group, United Nations (UN), New York, NY
October 26 – 30 – Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES) Annual Meeting – Attended and presented at the Annual Meeting of HFES in Los Angeles, CA.
October 22 – 4A Healthcare Data Security & Privacy Panel, LeBow College of Business, Philadelphia PA. Mobile Health, Apps & HIT Innovation: Security & Privacy by Design
October 16 – Drexel MSHI Advisory Board fall meeting
October 16 – Outreach: John Bartram High School Career Day
September 22 – Release of the “Improving Diagnosis in Health Care” report by the Institute of Medicine