Doctorate of Philosophy in Health Informatics (in progress)
School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering, Indiana University
Advisory Board: Dr. Katie Siek (Chair), Dr. Kay Connelly, and Dr. Lesa Huber
Began: August 2015
Expected Graduation Date: May 2020
Bachelor’s of Science in Biomedical Engineering
College of Engineering, Ohio State University
Focuses: Bioimaging, Biotransport, and Cell and Tissue Engineering
Research Assistant at Indiana University under Dr. Katie Siek (8/15 – Present)
NSF Health Sense Grant in the Proactive Health Informatics Group
Technical Services Problem Solver at Epic Systems (6/13 – 7/15)
Certifications: ASAP (Emergency Department; Primary Certification), EpicCare Inpatient, HIM, Cogito Reporting, Inpatient and ASAP Clarity (SQL Database)
Finite Element Programming Intern at the Wake Forest-Virginia Tech Center for Injury Biomechanics (Summer 2012)
Undergraduate Teaching Assistant (UTA) for the First-Year Engineering Program at Ohio State University (Fall 2010 – Spring 2013)
Co-Lead UTA on the Student Instructional Leadership Team (Spring 2011 – Spring 2013)
Evan Ahmed (2018) – Undergraduate Independent Study
Anthony Tugman (2017) – Undergraduate Research Opportunities in Computing (UROC)
Anne Freeman (2017) – Research Experience for Undergraduates
Mina Narayana (2017) – Research Experience for Undergraduates
Yaokun Zhang (2017) – Undergraduate Research Opportunities in Computing (UROC)
Harrison Carter (2017) – Undergraduate Research Opportunities in Computing (UROC)
Karrie Kozokar (2016) – Undergraduate Research Opportunities in Computing (UROC)
Sara Hayden (2016) – Undergraduate Research Opportunities in Computing (UROC)
Olivia Richards (2016) – Research Experience for Undergraduates
– *Won second place in the CHI 2017 Undergraduate Student Research Competition based on our work
Samantha Whitman (2016) – Research Experience for Undergraduates
Connor Ward (2016) – Indiana University Cox Research Scholarship Recipient
Taraneh Ekbia (2016) – Undergraduate Research Opportunities in Computing (UROC)
Harvest Ham (2016) – Undergraduate Research Opportunities in Computing (UROC)
Consumer Health Informatics in the Midwest 2018 (CHIM 2018) Organizer
CHI 2018 Student Volunteer
CHI 2017 Student Volunteer
CHI Late Breaking Work
CHI Late Breaking Work
Pervasive Healthcare Journal
CHI Late Breaking Work
April 2018 – Aging with Technology and Technology for Aging. Course Guest Lecture in BUS-X518 Life Sciences Global Trends.
March 2018 – My Health Informatics Journey. Course Guest Lectures in INFO-I101.
October 2017 – My Journey to Health Informatics. Course Guest Lectures in INFO-I101.
September 2017 – Personalizing Health Informatics Technology. Course Guest Lecture in INFO-I407.
April 2017 – My Journey to Health Informatics. Course Guest Lecture in INFO-I101.
October 2016 – My Journey to Health Informatics. Course Guest Lecture in INFO-H101.
May and June 2016 – 5 Workshop presentations on Related Work, Elevator Pitches, Personal Websites, Peer Review, and Tableau. ProHealth Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) 2016.
October 2015 – Tableau: a Data Wizardry Wand. IU Graduate Informatics Student Association’s Lunch and Learn.
Indiana University’s Graduate Informatics Student Association (GISA)
– Institutional Voice Liaison (Spring 2018 – present)
– Executive Chair (Spring 2017 – Spring 2018)
– Treasurer (Spring 2016 – Spring 2017)
SICE Informatics Ambassador (Fall 2015 – Present)
IU Science Fest – SICE Volunteer (Fall 2015, Fall 2016)
Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) Active Member (Fall 2011 – Spring 2013)
Elected Engineering Senator for Undergraduate Student Government (Winter 2011 – Spring 2012)
Tau Beta Pi Active Member (Top 1/8 of Junior Class) (Spring 2011 – Spring 2013)
President of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) (Spring 2012 – Spring 2013)
Founding Member of ASEE Student Chapter (Spring 2010 – Spring 2013)
ASEE Engineers’ Council Representative (Spring 2010 – Spring 2012)
Ohio State’s Leadership Collaborative (2009)
Honors and Awards
National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Recipient (2017)
Ohio State Dean’s List 11 of 11 quarters/semesters (3.5+ GPA)
Ohio State Undergraduate Student Government Senator of the Year (Fall 2011 – Spring 2012) and Senator of the Week (Fall 2011)
Nomination and selection for a position in the Student Instructional Leadership Team (SILT) with the First-Year Engineering Program at Ohio State (Winter 2011, Winter 2012)
Member of the Engineering Honors Program at Ohio State (Fall 2009 – Spring 2013)
United States Citizen
When I’m not researching, you can find me vegetable gardening, hiking the many state parks around Bloomington, running or biking on the B-line trail, and tinkering with Arduino. I also enjoy volunteering at the local garden and mentoring/tutoring others.