Dr. Wanda Pratt's research interests are in developing and evaluating new types of information technology to help people find, share, manage, and use textual information. She typically focuses on knowledge-based approaches to address problems of information overload in the health-care area. She also bases her work on the needs of real users; thus, her work incorporates studying people's information behavior and the impact of new information technology on their lives. Dr. Pratt is an adjunct professor in the Division of Biomedical and Health Informatics.
Advisor and co-author for student finalist in AMIA translational bioinformatics student paper competition, 2017
Best Paper Honorable Mention - ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing, 2017
Best Paper Honorable Mention (two awards) - SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '18), 2017
Nominated for UW Distinguished Graduate Mentor Award - University of Washington, 2017
Best Paper Honorable Mention - CHI, 2014
Best Paper of the Year selection for International Medical Informatics Association Yearbook - IMIA, 2014
Distinguished Paper Award - AMIA, 2014