My research is at the intersection of HCI and Social Computing. I investigate system design to:

Address gaps in pediatric chronic care management

  • facilitate continuity of care by collecting information about the patient's condition in between scheduled medical visits
  • mediate communication between patient and healthcare provider
  • foster self-management and self advocacy
Support the spectrum of individuals with autism and their caregivers
  • support independence of individuals with "high functioning autism"
     by exploring the role the crowd can play in expanding their care network