Personal Health & Information Sharing

@ University of Maryland, College Park | Human-Computer Interaction Lab (HCIL) [Ongoing]

Lead Researcher in a Team of Five / On-site In-person Survey + Interview


Understanding Young People’s Personal Health Data Tracking and Personal Health Data Sharing Practices in the Clinic  

In this project, I work with Eun Kyoung Choe and colleagues at the University of Maryland (UMD) Human-Computer Interaction Lab (HCIL) to examine people’s personal health data (e.g., sleep, steps, mood) tracking and sharing practices through surveys and interviews right after participants visited their doctor’s offices (UMD university health center).

By analyzing both qualitative and quantitative data from this field study, our research team works to identify the relationships between participants’ personal health data tracking practices, sharing practices, and health literacy. Also, we aim to draw implications for designing health informatics tools that support effective tracking and sharing of personal health data for enhanced doctor-patient communication and patients’ well-being.