Jina Huh-Yoo

Jina Huh-Yoo

Assistant Professor
Information Science

Jina Huh-Yoo

Assistant Professor
Information Science

Biography

Dr. Jina Huh-Yoo is Assistant Professor of Human-Computer Interaction in the Department of Information Science at Drexel's College of Computing & Informatics. Her research areas include human-computer interaction, health informatics, and research ethics and privacy. Current research projects include developing motivational interviewing technique in voice user interfaces for improving healthy eating, developing platforms to educate research ethics and privacy implications of evaluating technologies in human subjects research, and engaging communities to design and evaluate systems for health and wellness. She was a PI of NIH Career Award for improving online health information quality using NLP in online health communities and a PI for NSF Smart and Connected Health Program to develop acoustic sensing and awareness system for family wellness, specifically child obesity prevention. Her work has been published at ACM CHI, ToCHI, CSCW, Journal of Biomedical Informatics, Journal of Medical Internet Research, and International Journal of Medical Informatics. She received best paper awards and honorable mention awards at ACM CHI, AMIA, and IMIA Yearbook of Medical Informatics Association.

Research Areas

  • Human-Centered Computing
  • Informatics & Data Science

Research Interests

Health informatics, mobile and wireless health, social computing, human-centered design

Academic Distinctions

  • PhD in Information (specializing in Human-Computer Interaction), School of Information, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • Master's in Human-Computer Interaction, Carnegie Mellon University
  • BA in Multimedia Design, School of Film and Multimedia, Korea National University of Arts, Seoul, Korea
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