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.
July 20 – 23, 2017
Participated as a judge for the NAACP ACT-SO awards in the computer science competition
ExCITe Center – Drexel University
Proposal “‘Black Girls STEAMing through Dance: Examining STEAM Literacies, STEAM Identities, and Self-Concept” has been selected for funding. Yay for us!
2 students will be completing a web development project for the summer
The STEM Scholars program serves a select group of Philadelphia-area students in grades 9-12 who are passionate about science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) subjects. The program’s mission is to increase promising urban students’ matriculation into college and careers in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields by providing a STEM immersion portal to enhance STEM subject knowledge and problem-solving skills.
Raising Interest in STEM Education (RISE) Program
2 students will be working with the Uganda project for the summer
May 19 – Outreach
First Philadelphia Preparatory Charter School Career Day