Ashley Hughes

    Email Address: amhughes@uic.edu
    College: Applied Health Sciences Department: Biomed and Health Info Sciences
    Title: Assistant Professor
    Office: 255
    Webpage: https://ahs.uic.edu/biomedical-health-information-sciences/directory/hughes-ashley-m/
    Participating in the Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Awards program: Yes

    Research Interest:
    The research projects I work on try to optimize health information technologies so that they best support clinical work. In particular, I research how teams in healthcare leverage technology and adapt it to their needs.

    To work on projects, I use: simulation, unobtrusive measurement, surveys, observations, interviews, chart review, systematic literature review.

    Minimum time commitment in hours per week: 10

    Qualifications of a Student:
    Majors of Interest: Health Information Management, Psychology, Business, Computer Science, Engineering, Pre-Med, Pre-Dentistry, Pre-health sciences. GPA 3.0 or above. Working knowledge of computers.

    Brief Summary of what is expected from the student:
    A highly motivated student who is willing to learn additional information to address interdisciplinary research challenges. Must be willing to undergo Human Subject Training. Research is conducted on the west side of campus. Demonstrate the ability to think analytically and think creatively.

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