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Welcome to the Healthcare Ergonomics Analytics Lab (HEAL)!

Our current research links the areas of musculoskeletal injuries, intervention design and assessment, and sensing-based exposure measurements with applications in improving the safety in healthcare environments for both patients and medical professionals. On-going research thrusts include:

  1. Sensing-based modeling of physical and cognitive workload
  2. Design and assessment of interventions to reduce workload and improve human performance
  3. Developing objective and automated assessment metrics for simulation-based clinical training
  4. Big data approaches for modeling human behaviors in healthcare delivery

Interested? Please contact me - I look forward to talking with you.

Denny Yu, PhD, CPE
Assistant Professor of Industrial Engineering, Purdue University
Assistant Professor of Health Sciences (by courtesy), Purdue University
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine
Air Force Research Lab Summer Faculty Fellow

315 N. Grant Street
Grissom Hall Room 268
West Lafayette, IN 47907
Tel.: 765-49-47346
Fax: 765-49-47693