Using Smart Technology to Age in Place

Speaker: 

Constance M. Johnson, PhD, RN, FAAN Biosketch

Date: 

Friday, September 27, 2019 - 12:00pm

Location: 

SEC 204

Abstract: 

Dr. Constance Johnson is the Lee and J.D. Jamail Distinguished Professor, Maria C. and Christopher J. Pappas Family Distinguished Chair in Nursing, Associate Dean for Research and Chair of the Department of Research at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Cizik School of Nursing. She has joint appointment at the UTHealth School of Biomedical Informatics. Dr. Johnson earned her B.S. in Nursing from the University of Connecticut and her M.S. and PhD from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, School of Biomedical Informatics. Her research interests include; 1. human-computer interaction and 2. how presentation of information impacts health-related decisions in the area of chronic disease. Her career has been devoted to changing the way information is presented to clinicians and patients to improve the decision-making that impacts health. Her program of research is a result of years of experience in informatics, disease prevention and health promotion.