Health Informatics

Health Informatics

Improving the ability to access, understand, and make use of health information.

Research Projects

Achieving Optimal Motor Function in Stroke Survivors via a Human-Centered Approach to Design an mHealth Platform

Principal Investigator(s): Eun Kyoung Choe
Funder: Other
Funder: National Institutes of Health
Stroke rehabilitation, mHealth, Human-Computer Interaction
Partners: University of Massachusetts Amherst, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Formsense

The POD-Vis Cloud-Based Platform Generates Actionable Insights from Complex Clinical Datasets

Principal Investigator(s): Niklas Elmqvist
Funder: Other
Funder: University of Maryland Baltimore

CAREER: Advancing Remote Collaboration: Inclusive Design for People with Dementia

Principal Investigator(s): Amanda Lazar
Technology increasingly provides opportunities to interact remotely with others. People with cognitive impairment can be excluded from these opportunities when technology is not designed with their needs, preferences, and abilities in mind.

Health Informatics News

STEM Education Struggle in the U.S.: The Key Piece We’ve Been Missing

  • UMD iSchool Staff

    In The Promise of Access, Dr. Daniel Greene shares a radical perspective on why tech solutions aren’t solving complex social problems such as STEM education and the digital divide. Join the conversation 4/30 or request a talk. 

Jesse Anderson, InfoSci '22, to Compete as Finalist in the UMD Do Good Challenge!

  • UMD iSchool Staff

    Anderson and partner Veeraj Shah's startup nonprofit organization, Chat Health, will be showcased as the competition continues through April 2021.

The Associated Press: Despite Promise, Few in US Adopting COVID-19 Exposure Apps, featuring Jessica Vitak

  • iSchool News

    Dr. Jessica Vitak explains why Americans have been hesitant to use COVID-19 contact tracing smartphone tools.