On November 2, 2007, Wojtek Michalowski, Full Professor at the Telfer School of Management, was appointed University Research Chair in Health Informatics and Decision Support.
Professor Michalowski is broadly recognized as a leading expert in the field of decision support. His research focus on the creation and validation of a novel methodological framework for “Anytime and Anywhere”, dubbed MET-A3 decision support for emergency room physician, which can be accessed using any device from a desktop computer to an iPod Touch. Dr. Michalowski plans to test this framework in emergency department triage on cases of worsened childhood asthma.
His research has vast applications in meeting a current need to manage medical information properly, incorporating requirements for patient privacy and maintaining clinical efficiency.
University Research Chairs are established to recognize outstanding accomplishments in research by professors who maintain a solid teaching record, and to provide financial support for research programs of the awardees.