Tony Faiola

Anthony Faiola

Professor and Head, Biomedical and Health Information Sciences

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1919 W. Taylor St., 235 AHSB

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Dr. Anthony Faiola is Professor and Head of the Dept. of Biomedical and Health Information Sciences, and Affiliate Professor in the Dept. of Computer Science, College of Engineering. Formally, he was Executive Associate Dean at Indiana University School of Informatics and Computing, Indianapolis; as well as the Founding Director of the Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) Program. He received his Ph.D. from Purdue University.

Dr. Faiola is a socio-technical scientist whose research lies at the intersection of biomedical/health informatics and human-centered computing (HCI/Human Factors). He focuses on advancing the fields of clinical and consumer health informatics, through research and the design of mobile health and patient self-monitoring systems. He has published over 100 refereed papers 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 $2M in research grant and contracts: NSF, AHRQ, MacArthur Foundation, and the Fulbright Institute. His current work includes a NSF funded project for Hypoglycemia. See Dr. Faiola's CV below.

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Notable Honors

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