Lena Mamkina, Ph.D.
Department of Biomedical Informatics
Dr. Lena Mamykina is an Assistant Professor of Biomedical Informatics in the Department of Biomedical Informatics at Columbia University. Dr. Mamykina’s primary research interests reside in the areas of Human-Computer Interaction, Ubiquitous and Pervasive Computing, and Computer-Supported Collaborative Work.
Dr. Mamykina’s broad research interests include individual’s sensemaking and problem-solving in context of health management, collective sensemaking within online health support communities, clinical reasoning and decision-making, communication and coordination of work in clinical teams, and ways to support these practices with informatics interventions.
Dr. Mamykina received her B.S. in Computer Science from the Ukrainian State University of Maritime Technology, M.S. in Human Computer Interaction from the Georgia Institute of Technology, Ph.D. in Human-Centered Computing from the Georgia Institute of Technology, and M.A. in Biomedical Informatics from Columbia University. Her dissertation work at Georgia Tech focused on facilitating reflection and learning in context of diabetes management with mobile and ubiquitous computing. Prior to joining DBMI as a faculty member, she completed a National Library of Medicine Post-Doctoral Fellowship at the department. CV
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American Diabetes Association Annual Meeting: This year I will be giving an invited talk at the primary meeting of healthcare professionals specializing in diabetes care. I will be talking about novel computing and mobile technologies and their potential to facilitate diabetes management. The program is available here.
Collective Intelligence 2012:
April 2012, Boston, MA. The first workshop on Collective Intelligence attracted amazingly diverse participants from business, computer science, social sciences, among others. Check out the program here: http://www.ci2012.org/
Pervasive Program Committee:
February 2012, Palo Alto, CA. This year Pervasive will be held at Newcastle University, UK, in June 2012. To see more and to register, visit: http://pervasiveconference.org/2012/
Report on WISH 2012 in Interactions
January 2012, The report on WISH 2012 appeared in the Health Forums section of the January Issue of Interactions. [pdf]
AMIA Policy Meeting on Clinical Documentation:
December 2011, Washington DC. I was a member of the Steering Committee of the AMIA Policy Meeting on Clinical Documentation. The white paper describing workshop recommendations will be coming out later this year.
In October 2011 Madhu Reddy, myself, and Andrea Parker co-organized a second Workshop on Interactive Systems in Healthcare, co-located with AMIA 2011 Annual Symposium in Washington, DC http://wish2011.wordpress.com/.
Selected Papers (see all)
Upcoming Travel and Talks
Collective Intelligence 2012, Boston, MA
CHI 2012, Austin, TX
Annual Meeting of American Diabetes Association, Philadelphia, PA