MICHELLE L. ROGERS, PhD - Assistant Professor

Dr. Rogers' primary research interests center on how peoples’ use of information technology in complex settings changes their work. Her current work is focused on understanding the impact of clinical information systems on the work processes of health care practitioners. She is particularly interested in the role of technology in patient safety, job design and user centered design. Her major teaching areas are healthcare informatics, human-computer interaction and human factors engineering. Dr. Rogers' professional experiences include time as a research scientist for the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) Getting at Patient Safety (GAPS) Center. There she worked on applying scenario-based usability testing and cognitive work analysis to study how electronic medical records impacted patient safety and clinicians work flow.


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Prof. Rogers has been selected to participate in a NSF sponsored workshop on Accessible electronic health records (EHR), scheduled to take place October 23-24, 2010 in Orlando, Florida. More…


Nokia Grant Awarded: Dr. Rogers received a grant from the Nokia Research Foundation to study assess and test the capturing “observations of everyday living” (OELs) made by patients and clinic staff. More…

Dr. Rogers integrates an Undergraduate Co-op in her research (April 2010)

In June 2009, Dr. Rogers received a Drexel University Career Development Award

Dr. Rogers attended the WISE TRUST Conference. WISE is a residential summer program on the University of California, Berkeley campus that brings together graduate students, post-doctoral fellows and professors from all disciplines that are interested in Ubiquitous Secure Technology and the social, political, and economical ramifications that are associated with this technology. Women are strongly encouraged to attend, though all are welcome.


Michelle L. Rogers, Phd - Assistant Professor

Drexel University - College of Information, Science & Technology
3141 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-2875
Phone: +1.215.895.2922
Fax: +1.215.895.2494
E-mail: mrogers [at] drexel.edu




HIT and clinician workflow

Mobile Devices

Human-Computer Interaction (HCI)


Dr. Rogers is also affiliated with the Drexel University Institute for Healthcare Informatics - an initiative supported by the College of Information Science and Technology, the College of Nursing and Health Professions, the School of Public Health and the College of Medicine. It is based at the iSchool at Drexel.