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Melinda Whetstone, PhD

University of Central Florida (g)

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Melinda Whetstone, PhD


University of Central Florida (g)

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Prior to pursuing her PhD in health informatics from Florida State University and joining ranks in academe, Melinda worked as a consultant for KPMG and in biomechanics where she supported labs in hospitals and research institutions. Melinda's research interests focus on patients perspectives of health care and on personal health records (PHRs), although she has consulted with Florida’s Agency for Health Care Administration regarding physician adoption of electronic medical records. She has conducted research of PHR adoption and PHR interface design, and published in the International Journal of Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Marketing and the International Journal of Healthcare Technology Management.

Her primary interest in teaching is health information systems and research methods.