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Welcome! I am an Assistant Professor in the Department of Media and Information at Michigan State University. I am also an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the College of Nursing and the College of Engineering. I serve as Trifecta Intellectual Leaders (TIL) for the Trifecta initiative. The goal of TIL is to develop interdisciplinary research collaboration on health and technology across the College of Engineering, the College of Nursing, and the College of Communication Arts and Sciences. I manage the iCare Lab. I am also part of the BITLab. In my research, I study and develop technologies for patients' everyday health management. I received NIH National Library of Medicine Career Development Award (K01). I have published at CHI, CSCW, Group, AMIA, DIS, IJMI, and JBI and served as program committee for CHI and CSCW. My papers have received best paper awards at IMIA Yearbook 2014, AMIA 2013, and ACM CHI 2013. I was a National Library of Medicine Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Washington Medicine's Division of Biomedical and Health Informatics. I received my PhD from the University of Michigan School of Information with a specialization in human-computer interaction. I have a Masters in Human-Computer Interaction from HCII, Carnegie Mellon University and a BA in Multimedia Design from Korea National University of Arts. Keywords for my research: online health communities, health professional moderators in support groups, peer patient social support, NLP, text classification, video blogs, HIV, cancer, diabetes, patient education