Senior Human Factors Specialist
Robin is a senior human factors specialist at MedStar Health National Center for Human Factors in Healthcare. Robin provides usability evaluations of medical devices, health information technology (health IT), and healthcare processes for both MedStar Health entities and commercial clients. In addition, Robin participates in funded research, serving in roles such as project manager and human factors specialist. In these roles, she applies her expertise to evaluate user-centered systems and designs. She seeks to understand the interaction of multifaceted systems and identify system modifications to maximize the safety and efficacy of processes for the benefit of all system users, while considering the needs of all stakeholders. Her current work focuses on clinical decision support and the intersection of providers, patients, and health IT. Robin holds a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science in industrial and systems engineering, both from Virginia Tech. In addition, Robin holds the Associate Ergonomics Professional (AEP) certification from the Board of Certification in Professional Ergonomics. Robin enjoys reading, traveling, and completing home improvement projects.