Priyadarshini Pennathur

Priya Pennathur
(319) 335-5683
2403 Seamans Center for the Engineering Arts and Sciences
Joined the College of Engineering: 
Post-doctoral Research Fellowship, Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 2012.
Ph.D., Industrial and Systems Engineering, University at Buffalo, 2010.
M.S., Industrial Engineering, University of Texas at El Paso, 2005.
M.Sc., Computer Science, University of Madras, 2003.
B.Sc., Computer, University of Madras, 2001.
Special Fields of Knowledge: 
Cognitive Engineering, Human factors, Patient Safety, Healthcare
Present Research Interests: 
Healthcare IT, aging, complexity, cognitive engineering and information systems.
Selected Publications: 
  • 2011 Pennathur PR. An information trail model for capturing human behavior in artefact creation and use in complex work systems. Theoretical Issues in Ergonomics Science, Online September 15, 2011.
  • 2011 Pennathur PR, Cao D, Bisantz AM, Lin L, Fairbanks RJ, Wears RL, Perry SJ, Guarrera TK, Brown JL, Sui Z. Emergency department patient tracking system evaluation and situation awareness assessment. Invited submission for Special Issue on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Healthcare Delivery, International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, 41(4):360-369.
  • 2010 Pennathur PR, Cao D, Sui Z, Lin L, Bisantz AM, Fairbanks RJ, Guarrera TK, Brown JL, Perry SJ, Wears RL. Development of an simulation environment for the study of IT impact in the emergency department. Journal of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare, 5(2), pp: 103-111.
  • 2010 Bisantz AM, Pennathur PR, Guarrera TK, Fairbanks RJ, Perry SJ, Zwemer F, Wears RL. Emergency department status boards: A case study in information systems transition. Journal of Cognitive Engineering and Decision Making, 4(1), 39-68.
  • 2011 Bisantz AM, Cao D, Jenkins M, Pennathur PR, Farry M, Roth E, Potter S, Pfautz J. Comparing uncertainty visualizations for a dynamic decision-making task. Journal of Cognitive Engineering and Decision Making, (In Press).
Active Scientific and Professional Society Memberships: 
Human factors and Ergonomics Society