Dr. Montague is currently an Associate Professor in the college of computing at DePaul University and adjunct professor at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine. She received MS and PhD degrees in Industrial and Systems Engineering from Virginia Tech, specializing in human factors and ergonomics engineering and human computer interaction. Dr. Montague has received numerous awards for her research including the Francis Research Fellowship for research that emphasizes “longer, safer and healthier lives” and a Kl2 award from that National Institutes of Health (NIH) to explore trust in health care systems. She has over 100 peer reviewed publications on topics at the intersection of human technology interaction and healthcare and is currently the director of the Wellness and Health Enhancement Engineering Laboratory (WHEEL).
Human Computer Interaction, Bioinformatics, Collaborative Technologies
Specific Research Area
Dr. Montague’s research uses human factors and human-computer interaction methodologies, design principles and theories to understand health care systems to promote safety and patient-centered care. At present, Dr. Montague explores the role of trust between people and technologies in health care work systems. She looks at organizational and design factors that effect both workers and patients with the overall goal of understanding technology mediated interactions and designing new and effective health technologies.