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Michelle L. Rogers

Associate Professor and Associate Department Head for Undergraduate Affairs; Director of the Women in Computing Initiative
Information Science

Michelle L. Rogers

Associate Professor and Associate Department Head for Undergraduate Affairs; Director of the Women in Computing Initiative
Information Science

Biography

Dr. Rogers' primary research interests center on how people's use of information technology in complex settings changes their work. Her current work is focused on understanding the impact of clinical information systems on the work processes of health care practitioners. She is particularly interested in the role of technology in patient safety, job design and user centered design. Her major teaching areas are healthcare informatics, human-computer interaction and human factors engineering. Dr. Rogers' professional experiences include time as a research scientist for the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) Getting at Patient Safety (GAPS) Center. There she worked on applying scenario-based usability testing and cognitive work analysis to study how electronic medical records impacted patient safety and clinicians work flow.

Research Areas

  • Informatics & Data Science
  • Human-Centered Computing

Research Interests

Human-computer interaction, healthcare informatics, human factors engineering, socio-technical systems, health services research, patient safety

Academic Distinctions

  • PhD, Industrial Engineering, University of Wisconsin, Madison
  • MS, Industrial Engineering, University of Wisconsin, Madison
  • MA, Educational Leadership, Eastern Michigan University
  • BS and Bachelor of Electrical Engineering (Dual Degree Engineering Program), Spelman College/Georgia Institute of Technology
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