Fuad Abujarad

  • Research Affiliate, MSU Usability/Accessibility Research and Consulting
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine

Dr. Fuad Abujarad is an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at Yale School of Medicine. Fuad's expertise in Health Information Technology (HIT) allows him to focus his research interests in the area of mHealth technology, human-computer interaction, software engineering, and systems that provide real-time background searches. His overarching aim is to apply his in-depth knowledge and methodological expertise to address major health disparities in vulnerable populations by developing technologies that optimize the human interface of complex systems. He is the Yale-PI on the "Health Information Technology to Prevent Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation" for older adults and children from the Michigan Dept. of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs - LARA; Yale-PI on a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) to test community complex care response teams to improve geriatric public health outcomes; and Yale-PI on a grant from the Michigan Health Endowment Fund (MHEF) to develop an integrated model for personal assistants' research and training.