Universidad de las Américas Puebla

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Facultad UDLAP

Michael William Smith



El Dr. Michael W. Smith es un profesor e investigador en las áreas de ergonomía y seguridad. Él tiene una licenciatura en Psicología del New College of Florida, una maestría en Ergonomía y Seguridad de la University of Miami, y un PhD en Ingeniería Industrial de Ohio State University, con especialidad en ingeniería de sistemas cognitivos. Ha trabajado en la industria, instituciones gubernamentales, e instituciones académicas. Ha trabajado en el diseño y evaluación de muchos productos y sistemas diferentes, entre ellos: periféricos de computadoras, software, sistemas de formación multimedia y herramientas de apoyo para el trabajo. Su trabajo de investigación se centra en cómo proporcionar apoyo cognitivo para los profesionales en dominios complejos, y la forma de evaluar y mejorar la resiliencia y la seguridad de los sistemas. Sus actividades profesionales incluyen ser miembro del consejo de redacción de la Veterans Affairs Human Factors Quarterly, y miembro del comité del programa para el Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care.

Palabras clave de la investigación

ergonomics, cognitive systems engineering, resilience engineering, patient safety, health information technology

Sistema Nacional de Investigadores

Nivel: 1

Grados académicos
  • Doctor en Ingeniería Industrial y Sistemas. The Ohio State University. Estados Unidos. diciembre 12, 2010.
  • Maestría en Ciencias con Especialidad en Ingeniería Industrial y Sistemas. University of Miami. Estados Unidos. diciembre 17, 1997.
Producción de investigación

Tipo de documento


  1. 2018 Artículos de investigación Incorporating Guideline Adherence and Practice Implementation Issues into the Design of Decision Support for Beta-Blocker Titration for Heart Failure.
  2. 2018 Test results management and distributed cognition in electronic health record–enabled primary care .
  3. 2018 Congresos Internacionales Beta Blocker Titration in Heart Failure at the Point of Care: A Causal Loop Analysis.
  4. 2017
  5. 2017 Congresos Internacionales Barriers to Automating Beta Blocker Titration in Heart Failure at the Point of Care.
  6. 2017 Use of Theoretic Frameworks and Models to Inform the Design of Health Information Technology to Support Treatment of Heart Failure in Primary Care in VA.
  7. 2015
  8. 2015 Artículos de investigación 1. Sittig, D. F., Murphy, D. R., Smith, M. W., Russo, E., Wright, A., & Singh, H. (2015). Graphical Display of Diagnostic Test Results in Electronic Health Records: A Comparison of 8 Systems. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, ocv013..
  9. 2015 Smith, M. W., Morison, A. M., Brown, C., Weir, C., & Garvin, J. Requirements for a Proposed Distributed Attention System for Supporting Awareness of Omissions in Healthcare. Avances en Interacción Humano-Computadora, 37..
  10. 2014
  11. 2014 Artículos de investigación 5. Smith MW, Murphy DR, Laxmisan A, Sittig DF, Brian R, Esquivel A, Singh H. Developing Software to “Track and Catch” Missed Follow-up of Abnormal Test Results in a Complex Sociotechnical Environment. Applied Clinical Informatics. 2013; 4:359-375. DOI: 10.4338ACI-2013-04-RA-0019.
  12. 2014 Meeks D, Smith MW, Taylor L, Sittig DF, Scott JM, Singh H. An Analysis of Electronic Health Record-Related Patient Safety Concerns. JAMIA. 2014 Jun 20. pii: amiajnl-2013-002578. doi: 10.1136amiajnl-2013-002578. PMID: 24951796.
  13. 2014 Smith M. W., Ash J. S., Sittig D. F., Singh H. Resilient Practices in Maintaining Safety of Health Information Technologies. Journal of Cognitive Engineering and Decision Making. June 2014. [Epub ahead of print] DOI:1555343414534242.
  14. 2014 Congresos Internacionales Smith MW, Morison AM, Brown C, Weir, C, Garvin J. Requirements for a Proposed Distributed Attention System for Supporting Awareness of Omissions in Healthcare. Paper accepted for presentation at MexIHC 2014. Nov 3-5, 2014. Oaxaca, MX .
  15. 2013
  16. 2013 Artículos de investigación 7. Smith MW, Schweikhart S, Bentley M, Fernandez A, Gibson G, Woods D. Paramedics’ cognitive strategies for managing challenging scenarios: A cognitive task analysis study. Annals of Emergency Medicine. Jun. 2013. [Online]. Available: http:dx.doi.org10.1016j.annemergmed.2013.04.026 .
  17. 2013 Smith MW, Giardina TD, Murphy DR, Laxmisan A, Singh H. Resilient Actions in the Diagnostic Process and System Performance. BMJ Quality & Safety. 2013 Jun 27. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 23813210..
  18. 2012
  19. 2012 Artículos de investigación Singh H, Spitzmueller C, Petersen NJ, Sawhney MK, Smith MW, Murphy DR, Espadas D, Laxmisan A, Sittig DF. (n.d.) Primary Care Practitioners’ Views on Test Result Management in EHR-Enabled Health Systems: A National Survey. Journal of American Medical Informatics Association. Published Online First: 24 December 2012. PMID: 23268489.
  20. 2012 Congresos Internacionales e. Schweikhart SB, Smith MW, Woods DD. (2012 April) “Coordination and decision making by paramedics: Results of a mixed fidelity simulation” presented at the 23rd Annual Conference of the Production and Operations Management Society. Chicago..
  21. 2011
  22. 2011 Artículos de investigación 9. Singh, H., Davis Giardina, T., Petersen, L. A., Smith, M. W., Paul, L. W., Dismukes, K., Bhagwath, G., and Thomas, E. J. (2011). Exploring situational awareness in diagnostic errors in primary care. BMJ Qual Saf. Jan;21(1):30-8. PMID: 21890757.
  23. 2011 Congresos Internacionales c. Smith MW, Schweikhart SB, Bentley M, Gibson B, Patterson ES, Woods DD. 2011. Engaging Experts: Comparing Findings from Story Elicitation and a Staged-World Study of Paramedics. In: Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Naturalistic Decision Making. (May 31) [Editor Reviewed] (Published).
  24. 2008
  25. 2008 Congresos Internacionales b. Smith M, Branlat M, Stephens R, & Woods D (2008). Collaboration Support via Analysis of Factions. In Proceedings of NATO RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY ORGANIZATION HUMAN FACTORS AND MEDICINE CONFERENCE: ADAPTABILITY IN COALITION TEAMWORK (RTO-MP-HFM-142) Copenhagen. .
  26. 2007
  27. 2007 Artículos de investigación 10. Ruiz JG, Smith MW, Rodriguez O, van Zuilen MH, & Mintzer MJ (2007). An Interactive E-Learning Tutorial for Medical Students on How to Conduct the Performance-Oriented Mobility Assessment. GERONTOLOGY AND GERIATRICS EDUCATION, 28(1), 51..
  28. 2007 Congresos Internacionales A. Smith MW, Patterson ES, Woods DD. 2007. Collaboration and Context in Handovers. In: Proceedings of the 2007 European Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work. Limerick, Ireland: Springer [Peer Reviewed] (Published)..
  29. 2006
  30. 2006 Artículos de investigación 11. Williams C, Molinari V, Bond J, Smith M, Hyer K, & Malphurs J (2006). Development of a Curriculum for Long-Term Care Nurses to Improve Recognition of Depression in Dementia. EDUCATIONAL GERONTOLOGY, 32(8), 647-667..
  31. 2006 12. Ruiz JG, Smith MW, van Zuilen MH, Williams C, & Mintzer MJ (2006). The Educational Impact of a Computer-Based Training Tutorial on Dementia in Long-Term Care for Licensed Practice Nursing Students. GERONTOLOGY AND GERIATRICS EDUCATION, 26(3), 67..
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  33. 2 Artículos de investigación Predicting electrocardiogram interpretation performance in Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support simulation: Comparing knowledge tests and simulation performance among Mexican medical student.
  34. 1999
  35. 1999 Artículos de investigación Smith MW, Sharit J, & Czaja SJ (1999). Aging, Motor Control, and the Performance of Computer Mouse Tasks. HUMAN FACTORS: THE JOURNAL OF THE HUMAN FACTORS AND ERGONOMICS SOCIETY, 41(3), 389-396.
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  37. 0 Artículos de investigación 2. Menon S, Smith M, Sittig DF, Petersen N, Hysong SJ, Modi V, Singh H. How Context Affects Electronic Health Record-Based Test Result Follow-up: A Mixed-Methods Evaluation. BMJ Open. Nov. 11;4(11):e005985. Doi: 10.1136bmjopen-2014-005985. PMID: 25387758.