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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. Data-driven modeling of human performance with sensing
  2. Physical ergonomics in healthcare
  3. Medical device design and usability testing
  4. Wearables for enhancing worker training and performance in high stress dynamic environments

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