Anthony Faiola, PhD
Professor and Head, Biomedical and Health Information Sciences
In addition to serving as a professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago, Dr. Anthony Faiola heads the Department of Biomedical and Health Information Sciences at the College of Applied Health Sciences. Dr. Faiola, a three-time Fulbright Scholar to Russia, brings expertise as an accomplished researcher and presenter, having written more than 90 refereed papers and given more than 100 presentations and invited talks. Additionally, he is an accomplished researcher, having been involved in procuring more than $1 million in research funding from organizations like the National Science Foundation and the MacArthur Foundation.
As an educator, Dr. Faiola has accrued more than 15 years of experience, having worked as associate professor (2001-16), executive associate dean (2008-13), and founding director of the Human-Computer Interaction Program (2002-14) for the Indiana University School of Informatics and Computing. He has worked with students in an advising capacity as well, serving as primary advisor for more than 50 master’s-level students and another dozen Ph.D. candidates.
Dr. Faiola’s research primarily focuses on the confluence of biomedical and health informatics and human-computer interaction. His work involves mobile health information technologies that support both clinical work and personal health and well-being.