Tony Faiola

Anthony Faiola

Professor, Department Head, Biomedical and Health Information Sciences


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1919 W. Taylor St., 264 AHSB

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By appointment


Dr. Anthony Faiola is professor and head of the Department of Biomedical and Health Information Sciences in the College of Applied Health Sciences at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Formally, he was associate professor (2001-16), executive associate dean (2008-13), and founding director of the Human-Computer Interaction Program (2002-14) in the Indiana University School of Informatics and Computing, Indianapolis.

Dr. Faiola has published over 90 refereed papers and given over 100 presentations and invited talks. As both PI or co-PI, he has secured over $1M in research funding from such places as the: National Science Foundation, MacArthur Foundation and Fulbright Institute. He has been the primary advisor to over 50 HCI MS students and 12 HCI PhD students. Dr. Faiola is a three-time Fulbright Scholar to Russia.


PhD, Communication: Society, Media, & Technology, Purdue University, 2005
MA, Industrial Design: Visual Communication and Interface Design, The Ohio State University, 1984
MFA, Fine Arts: Printmaking / Experimental Media, The Ohio State University, 1979
MA, Fine Arts: Printmaking / Illustration, University of Albany,1977
BFA, Fine Arts: Printmaking / Illustration, State University of New York at New Paltz, 1975