Professor and Head, Biomedical and Health Information Sciences
1919 W. Taylor St., 235 AHSB
Dr. Anthony Faiola is Professor of Health Informatics and Head of the Dept. of Biomedical & Health Information Sciences, College of Applied Health Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago. Formally, he was Executive Associate Dean and Founding Director of the Human-Computer Interaction (for 14 years) at Indiana University School of Informatics and Computing, Indianapolis. He received his Ph.D. from Purdue University; and is a three-time Fulbright Scholar to Russia, Moscow/St. Petersburg.
Dr. Faiola is a social scientist whose research lies at the intersection of biomedical/health informatics and human-centered computing––with the view of advancing the fields of mobile health, patient self-monitoring, and consumer health informatics. He has published over 100 refereed papers, posters, and book chapters and given over 100 presentations and invited/keynote talks in the US, Europe, Russia, and Saudi Arabia. As PI or Co-PI, he has secured over $1.6M in research funding from: NSF, AHRQ, MacArthur Foundation, and the Fulbright Institute. He has advised over 60 MS/PhD students. His current work includes a NSF funded mobile health project for Hypoglycemia. See the CV link below.
“Consumer Health Informatics: Empowering Healthy-Lifestyle-Seekers through mHealth”, Journal of Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases, Special Edition: Conceptualizing the Healthy Lifestyle Healthcare System
“Better managing technology-mediated interruptions in the ICU: Examining the role of patient information for improving text message notifications”, Proceedings of American Medical Informatics Association
2003 - Fulbright Scholar: Communication/eBook Technologies (Moscow, Russia), U.S. Council for International Exchange of Scholars
2003 - Indiana University Board of Trustees Excellence in Teaching Award, Indiana University School of Informatics and Computing
2002 - Fulbright Scholar: Communication/Online Publishing Technologies (Moscow, Russia), U.S. Council for International Exchange of Scholars
1999 - Fulbright Scholar: Communication/Future Trends in Digital Global Society (St. Petersburg, Russia), U.S. Council for International Exchange of Scholars
PhD - Communication: Society, Media, & Technology, Purdue University, 2005
MA - Industrial Design: Visual Communication, Ohio State University, 1984
MFA - Fine Arts: Experimental Media, Ohio State University, 1979
MA - Fine Arts: Printmaking, University at Albany (SUNY),1977
BFA - Fine Arts: Printmaking, State University of New York at New Paltz, 1975