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Awarded NSF grant to develop computational jewelry for mHealth

dartmouth-clemson2Dr. Kelly Caine (Co-PI) and Dr. Jacob Sorber (PI) of Clemson University along with Dr. Ryan Halter (Co-PI), Dr. David Kotz (PI), Dr.Andrés Molina-Markham (Co-PI), and Dr. Sarah Lord of Dartmouth College have been awarded a new grant from the National Science Foundation’s Computer Systems Research program to study the potential for computational jewelry to support mobile-health applications.

Dr. Caine’s role in the project will be to lead the human factors effort, with a focus on security, privacy and usability. More information about the project can be found at amulet-project.org.


APA Talk on EHRs Featured on the Human Factors Blog

Dr. Caine’s talk on EHRs in clinical practice has been featured on the Human Factors Blog.

Invited to attend National Academies Human-Systems Integration Event

Dr. Caine was invited to attend the National Research Council (NRC)’s Committee on Human-Systems Integration event, Human-Systems Integration at the National Academies: A Celebration of 30 Years (1980-2010) at the National Press Club in Washington, DC.

The event included talks by Donald Norman, as well as all of the past chairs of COHSI.

Featured in APA gradPSYCH Magazine on “Cross-Disciplinary” Fields

Dr. Caine was featured in the cover story from this month’s American Psychological Association’s gradPSYCH Magazine. The article titled, “Mixing it up: What are the pros and cons of aligning yourself with a hybrid field? discusses “hybrid” or “cross-disciplinary” fields at the forefront of cutting-edge science.

Elected Chair of HFES Technical Group on Aging

Dr. Caine has been elected “Program Chair” for the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Technical Group on Aging.

In this post, she will be responsible for overseeing the technical review of proposals submitted for the HFES Annual Meeting including recruiting and assigning reviewers and making final acceptance decisions.

HFES 2010

This week Dr. Caine was in San Francisco for the 54th annual meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting.

While at the conference, Dr. Caine chaired a session, served in the role as Secretary/Treasurer for the Aging Technical Group, and presented a paper titled, “Errors of Disclosure in Computer Mediated Systems”.

Invited to write guest post for the Human Factors Blog

Dr. Caine was invited to write a guest post for the Human Factors Blog, a blog dedicated to engendering lively discussion of timely, newsworthy, and academic human factors issues.

The guest post written by Dr. Caine on Facebook and Privacy is available on the Human Factors Blog.