Chris Liu is a second year Master of Health Informatics student with experiences in data analytics and health information exchange at the University of Michigan Health System (UMHS). Prior to joining UMHS, Chris was a usability researcher for C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital and was responsible for evaluating the usability of a clinical research tool, researching on the needs and preferences of potential users and recommending an enhancement plan. Previous to his work at C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital, Chris was a student consultant at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry for clinical IT integration to improve patients’ care and satisfaction. His interests and studies focus on physician performance improvement and healthcare access enhancement in emerging markets by using information technologies.
Jessica Roch is a second year Master in Public Health student studying Health Behavior / Health Education, with a concentration in Health Informatics. Her studies focus on the behavioral aspects of health and the theories that drive human decisions as it relates to chronic disease prevention and management, and the role that the private sector plays in public health, particularly as it relates to reach and delivery of messages. Through her work with UnitedHealth Group’s Center for Health Reform and Modernization, Jessica has experience in the development and implementation of evidence-based programs at the population level.
Asif Sheikh is a first year Master of Health Informatics student in both the School of Information and School of Public Health at the University of Michigan. His interests are in developing low cost medical devices for developing nations in order to enhance public health. He chose to pursue his graduate studies after doing his undergrad around global health disparities and informatics also at the University of Michigan. In addition, Asif has spent time working as a data analyst for a local hospital system, as an intern at various think tanks and startups, and even at a prison as a workshop facilitator.
Lan VoBa is a second year student in the Master of Science in Information program at the School of Information specializing in information analysis and retrieval, health informatics, and human computer interaction. She has experience in programming, database design, user interaction, and usability evaluation. Her interests are in the design and implementation of electronic health record systems and improving the overall interaction between users and technology in the clinical workflow.