Fuad Abujarad

Fuad Abujarad

Research Affiliate, MSU Usability/Accessibility Research and Consulting
Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine

E-Mail: fuad.abujarad@yale.edu

Department Web page: http://usability.msu.edu

Dr. Fuad Abujarad is an assistant professor of Emergency Medicine at Yale School of Medicine and a research affiliate with MSU's Usability/Accessibility Research and Consulting. Abujarad's expertise in Health Information Technology (HIT) allows him to focus his research interests in the area of mHealth technology, human-computer interaction, software engineering, and systems that provide real-time background searches. His overarching aim is to apply his in-depth knowledge and methodological expertise to address major health disparities in vulnerable populations by developing technologies that optimize the human interface of complex systems. He is the Yale-PI on the "Health Information Technology to Prevent Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation" for older adults and children from the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs - LARA; Yale-PI on a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) to test community complex care response teams to improve geriatric public health outcomes; and Yale-PI on a grant from the Michigan Health Endowment Fund (MHEF) to develop an integrated model for personal assistants' research and training.

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