Ashley Hughes receives the 2019 Bentzi Karsh Early-Career Service Award from the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society
Monday, December 2, 2019
Ashley Hughes, assistant professor of biomedical and health information sciences, received the 2019 Bentzi Karsh Early-Career Service Award from the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. She was honored at the society’s 63rd International Annual Meeting Oct. 30.
The award recognizes outstanding work, as a graduate student and early-career professional, to increase public awareness of human factors and ergonomics science.
Hughes studies human factors interventions to improve patient care, focusing on teamwork, training, performance assessment, patient safety and quality of care.
She is co-founder of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Women’s Association for Mentoring and Networking, which promotes the personal and professional development of women scientists in the field.