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March 23, 2016 by M Rogers

March 2016

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
Philadelphia, PA

February 2016

IEEE Graduate Forum 8th Annual Research Symposium – Participated as research poster judge

December 2015

NSF review panel, Arlington, VA

November 2015

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 2015

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
Philadelphia, PA

September 2015

September 22 – Release of the “Improving Diagnosis in Health Care” report by the Institute of Medicine

July 2015

NAACP ACT-SO Competition Judge – Philadelphia, PA

June 2015

Blog post about our work in Uganda with Makarere University
http://newsblog.drexel.edu/2015/06/03/building-a-digital-library-over-a-dial-up-connection/

May 2015

May 29 – Outreach
Paul Robeson High School Career Day
Philadelphia, PA

May 17 – Public forum on Telemedicine and “Tele-Education” for Improved Maternal & Child Healthcare in Uganda, Montgomery County Community College, Blue Bell Campus

It is being hosted by the Rotary Club of Blue Bell and Montgomery County Community College. Faculty from Makerere University College of Health Sciences Uganda will join with Faculty from Drexel University College of Medicine, their School of Public Health and College of Computing and Informatics.

May 5 – Interview for the ExCITeCast at the ExCITe Center

The ExCITeCast on the Seed Fund played on May 5th. The run time is about 34 minutes. If you can’t listen to it live, you can access it on soundcloud

April 26–29, 2015 – Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care – Attending and presenting at the International Symposium of Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care in Baltimore, MD.

February 2015

Feb 2 – Feb 3 Technology self-study team for Jackson State University

Feb 6 – Feb 20 Information & Communication technology (ICT) use for healthcare in Uganda.

October 2014

October 27 – 31 Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting – Attended and presented at the Annual Meeting of Human Factors and Ergonomics Society in Chicago, IL.

September 2014

September 22 STEM Faculty/Staff Round Table, Community College of Philadelphia

June/July/August 2014

July 14 – August 12Outreach:  Summer STEM Camp

June 11-13 RWJF New Connections Annual Symposium, Princeton, NJ

August27 Drexel University STAR Scholars Summer Showcase; Research team member Lisa Wen presented her project

May 2014

Rotary VTT from Makerere University visits Drexel University Campus

May 8  Montgomery County Community College Public Forum

April 22 Campus Debrief: Drexel University’s Presence in Africa Intercultural center – 1:30 – 3 pm – You can watch a video of the event on YouTube

April 14 Presentation at the Drexel University School of Public Health Maternal and Child Health Working Group Journal Club

April 12 LSAMP Bridge to the Doctorate Retreat – Presented the session on “Research rules of the game”

April 11 CCI Day

April 10 Drexel University Research Day

April 10 Story about the effectiveness of mobile health devices on Newsworks.org show The Pulse radio show.

March 2014

March 16 – 19 Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care – Attending and presented at the International Symposium of Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care in Chicago, IL.

March 7 – Outreach
Benjamin Franklin High School Career Day
Philadelphia, PA

January/February 2014

Jan 24 – Feb 14 Information & Communication technology (ICT) use for healthcare in Uganda. CCI Researchers Team Up with Rotary Partners to Provide Maternal and Child Health Care Education in Uganda. This month, Drexel University College of Computing & Informatics (CCI) assistant professors Deborah Turner and Michelle Rogers traveled to Kampala, Uganda to join a vocational training team (VTT) of Uganda’s Rotary Club of Kampala North as part of the Maternal and Child Health Care Education Project. This 3 year effort engages a Vocational Training Team (VTT) – Drexel University members. They are accomplished faculty from Drexel University’s College of MedicineCollege of Nursing and Health Professionals and College of Computing and Informatics. You can follow our progress at our blog site – Rotary VTT-Uganda Maternal & Child Healthcare Education

November 2013 

November 16
Judge in the undergraduate poster competition at the 16th Annual Philadelphia Alliance for Minority Participation (AMP) Research Symposium and Mentoring Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

November 14 
Presentation to be made at the “Big Data: How it is Used by Organizations” at the Joint Meeting of the SLA Philadelphia and Princeton-Trenton Chapters.

  • Details:
  • Time: 5 pm – 9 pm
  • Location: Bucks County Community College, Newtown Campus – Tyler Hall Room 142

October 2013

October 9  – Outreach
Brooklyn Technical High School Career Day
29 Fort Greene Place, Brooklyn NY

September 2013

September 2 
Michelle Rogers, Ph.D., was elected as the Health Care Technical Group, Chair-elect for the Human Factors Ergonomics Society (HFES). Arathi Sethumadhavan was elected as Deputy Chair-elect. Jenni Gallimore was voted as the HCTG Technical Program Chair-elect and Michael Rosen as Deputy Technical Program Chair elect. These office-bearers will take up their positions following the 2013 Annual Meeting  and will hold office until the closure of the 2015 Annual Meeting.

June 2013

June 12-14 
Michelle Rogers, Ph.D., attended the Robert Wood Johnson Foundations 7th Annual New Connections Symposium held at Princeton University. The Symposium will serve as a forum for early and mid-career researchers to network, share research ideas and hear from senior researchers and mentors.

June 5 
Assistant Professor Michelle Rogers, Ph.D., of Drexel’s iSchool, College of Information Science and Technology, presenting at Drexel’s First Annual Showcase of Teaching. She is participating on the discussion panel for “Matching Pedagogy and Technology: Finding the right Tool for the Job” with Daniel King, CoAS and Kevin Owens, CoAS.

May 2013

May 22 
Assistant Professor Michelle Rogers, Ph.D., of Drexel’s iSchool, College of Information Science and Technology, was awarded the 2012- 2013 Christian R. and Mary F. Lindback Foundation Award for Distinguished Teaching. This honor—which recognizes Rogers’ demonstrated excellence and innovation in teaching—will be presented at the Drexel University Faculty Recognition Dinner on May 22, 2013 in Behrakis Grand Hall. She will also receive an acknowledgement at the University’s 126th Commencement Ceremonies on June 15, 2013.

APRIL 2013

April 26 
Dr. Rogers is presenting at the 6th Annual Mid-Atlantic Healthcare Informatics Symposium, presented by The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Center for Biomedical Informatics on April 26, 2013 at the Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hotel. Session presenters include nationally known informatics experts who will provide symposium participants with an inside look at the latest trends on patient engagement and personalized medicine. This year’s program also includes paper presentations from some of today’s emerging voices in the field. More information about the symposium is available at http://www.research.chop.edu/programs/cbmi/index.php/education-events/281-regular-registration.html

April 3-5
The inaugural Faculty Women of Color in the Academy (FWCA) Conference, April 3-5, 2013, hosted by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. This year’s conference will focus on Issues of Politics and Scholarship, featuring prominent keynotes and panelists.
The conference will feature keynotes by Vice President and Chancellor Phyllis M. Wise; President María Hernández Ferrier; and Professor Beverly Guy-Sheftall. In addition, moderated panels featuring Vice President and Chancellor Phyllis M. Wise, President Nancy “Rusty” Barceló, and President Cassandra Manuelito-Kerkvliet, along with women faculty of color panelists from national institutions of higher education. Conference topics include Research on Women of Color in the Academy; Women of Color and Promotions: Strategies for Success; Interdisciplinary Medicine and Health; and the Economics of Being a Faculty Woman of Color: Being Prepared and Planning Ahead.

April 1
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), the nation’s leading philanthropy on health and health care, has awarded The iSchool, College of Information Science and Technology at Drexel University’s Michelle Rogers, PhD a 12-month grant through the New Connections program. Rogers is among a select group of Midcareer Consultants to receive one of the 12-month grants from New Connections.
More information about New Connections is available at http://www.rwjf-newconnections.org/index.html

MARCH 2013

March 16
9:00 AM-3:00 PM: 15th Annual Philadelphia AMP Research Symposium and Mentoring Conference
The Greater Philadelphia Region Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (Philadelphia AMP) funded by the National Science Foundation, is hosting the 15th Annual Philadelphia AMP Research Symposium and Mentoring Conference on Saturday, March 16, 2013. The Conference will be held at the Sheraton University City Hotel, 36th and Chestnut Streets, Philadelphia, PA. During the Conference, undergraduate students from Philadelphia AMP and other LSAMP Alliances will showcase their research in poster competition sessions. Special professional development activities and an oral research competition will also be available for the STEM fellowship participants. In addition, representatives will be available to provide mentoring and professional/career development for undergraduate students to transition successfully to graduate study, industry and academia. The event will also host a Graduate Fair.

March 14
9:00 AM-3:00 PM: Life Online: the Ethics and methods of Conducting research in a digital age
Drexel’s Science, Technology and Society program is hosted a free, day-long workshop, “Life Online: The Ethics and Methods of Conducting Research in a Digital Age.” Life Online will provide the chance to brainstorm about best practices, network, and hear lectures by top scholars in the area of STS.

March 11-13
Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES) International Symposium of Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care Attended and presented at the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society International Symposium of Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care March 11 – March 13, 2013 at the Baltimore Waterfront Marriott in Baltimore, MD.