Bouvé College of Health Sciences

Nationwide Collaborations

As part of the Consortium on Technology for Proactive Care, Northeastern University faculty members collaborate with university researchers and experts in healthcare delivery in other regions of the country. They work together as transdisciplinary teams to identity, implement, and evaluate comprehensive solutions that address both the cost and quality of providing healthcare, promote wellness, and lead to proactive models of care centered on the individual.

University of Missouri

abbottCarmen Abbott, PhD, PT
Clinical Professor, Physical Therapy, School of Health Professions
Team Member, Quality Improvement Program for Missouri’s Long-Term Care Facilities (QIPMO)
Researcher, Center for Eldercare and Rehabilitation Technology, Lincoln University
Research focus: Fall risk measurement and screening tools, interventions for use with the elderly

 

Greg Alexander, School of NursingGregory Alexander, PhD
Associate Professor, School of Nursing

Faculty Member, Informatics Institute
Researcher, Center for Eldercare and Rehabilitation Technology, Lincoln University
Research focus: Human–computer interaction, information technology standards

 

 

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Colleen Galambos, PhD, MSW
Professor, School of Social Work
Team Member, Quality Improvement Program for Missouri’s Long-Term Care Facilities (QIPMO)
Researcher, Center for Eldercare and Rehabilitation Technology, Lincoln University
Research focus: Gerontechnology, care coordination, transdisciplinary practice, aging in place, discharge planning, long-term care

KellerJames Keller, PhD
Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Computer Science
Researcher, Center for Eldercare and Rehabilitation Technology, Lincoln University
PhD, University of Missouri
Research focus: Computational intelligence applied to eldercare technology and bioinformatics


koopmanRichelle Koopman, MD

Associate Professor, School of Medicine
Researcher, Center for Eldercare and Rehabilitation Technology, Lincoln University
Research focus: Health information technology, quality improvement, patient use of online health resources and communication

 


MihailMihail Popescu, PhD

Associate Professor, Health Management and Informatics
Faculty member, Informatics Institute
Researcher, Center for Eldercare and Rehabilitation Technology, Lincoln University
Research focus: Health informatics, eldercare technologies, medical decision-making

 

rantzMarilyn Rantz, PhD, RN
Professor, School of Nursing
Executive Director, Aging in Place Project
Associate Director, Interdisciplinary Center on Aging, School of Medicine
Lead Researcher, Quality Improvement Program for Missouri’s Long-Term Care Facilities (QIPMO)
Research focus: Quality of long-term care, aging in place, technology to enhance aging in place

 

SkubicMarjorie Skubic, PhD
Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Computer Science
Director, Center for Eldercare and Rehabilitation Technology
Lead Researcher, Quality Improvement Program for Missouri’s Long-Term Care Facilities (QIPMO)
Research focus: Eldercare technology, computational intelligence techniques applied to
eldercare, gait analysis

 

zareAlina Zare, PhD
Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Research focus: Remote sensing, machine learning


University of Washington

blank_headshotGeorge Demiris, PhD
Professor, Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems, School of Nursing
Professor and Graduate Program Director, Division of Biomedical and Health Informatics, School of Medicine
Team Member, Quality Improvement Program for Missouri’s Long-Term Care Facilities (QIPMO)
Researcher, Center for Eldercare and Rehabilitation Technology, Lincoln University
Research focus: Home-based technologies for older adults and people with chronic conditions and disabilities, use of telehealth in home and hospice care


Washington State University

cookDiane Cook, PhD
Professor, School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Director, Center for Advanced Studies in Adaptive Systems (CASAS)
Research focus: Artificial intelligence, machine learning


 

Lincoln University

blank_headshotDavid Heise, PhD
Assistant Professor, Computer Science, Technology and Mathematics
Researcher, Center for Eldercare and Rehabilitative Technology
Research focus: 


University of California, Berkeley

bajcsyRuzena Bajcsy, PhD
Professor, College of Engineering
Researcher and Former Director, Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society (CITRIS)
Research focus: Artificial intelligence, machine perception, sensor networks


Oregon Health & Science University

kayeJeffrey Kaye, MD
Professor of Neurology and Biomedical Engineering
Director, Oregon Center for Aging and Technology
Research focus: Understanding dementia, using unobtrusive technologies for assessment of elders in their homes to detect changes indicating cognitive decline