Olivia Rojas

Graduate Student

Olivia is a grad student here at the University of Illinois. In December 2023, she graduated with her undergraduate degree in community health with a concentration in health administration and planning and rehabilitation with a minor in health

HFA Posters at URS

The HFA Lab had 10 posters at the Undergraduate Research Symposium. Presenters included Afnaan, Amy, Anika, Adam, Cam, Dhruti, Ethan, Fatima, Gabriella, Maya, and Noah. They presented research from CREATE, MEDSReM, I’M Well, and TechSAge. The lab was well-represented!

Haseeb & Saathveek Present at URS

HFA undergrads Haseeb Rehman and Saathveek Gowrishankar delivered spoken presentations at the Undergraduate Research Symposium. Haseeb presented “Assistive Technology for Older Adults with Hearing Disabilities” based on research from TechSAge Aging Concerns, Challenges, and Everyday Solution Strategies. Saathveek’s presentation was

Dr. Chris Wickens Visits

The HFA Lab was privileged to host Dr. Chris Wickens for dinner when he visited Illinois for the Health Technology Speaker Series. Dr. Wickens’ presentation was titled “An Influence Model of Human-Automation Team Interaction.” We were privileged to visit with

Congratulations to Erin!

Erin Heniff recently defended her audiology capstone project, entitled “Discovering Communication Challenges and Response Strategies of Late-Deafened Older Adults.” Erin passed with no revisions required. Congratulations, Erin! Erin will now move on to a one-year residency at Rush University Medical

Lab Members Receive Awards

Multiple undergraduate students in the HFA Lab received departmental awards. Cam Jaime-Rivera received the Carol L. Chittenden Scholarship. Fatima Pantoja-Lara received the Joanne M. Carraway & Charles M. Carraway Scholarship. Amy Ni received the Agnes Radich Vidovic Award. Adam Syed

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