Cynthia LeRouge, Ph.D., M.S., C.P.A. is an Associate Professor at Saint Louis University in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the School of Public Health. She holds a joint appointment in the Decision Sciences and Information Technology Management Department, John Cook School of Business. She recently served as a visiting scholar at the Center of Disease Control with the Public Health Informatics Fellowship Program. She has over 60 publications including academic journal articles, edited chapters in research-based books, and peer-reviewed conference proceedings Dr. LeRouge has been recognized with teaching, research, and service awards. Her primary research interests relate to telemedicine, consumer health informatics, and public health informatics. Dr. LeRouge has chaired health care mini-tracks for various information systems conferences and served as guest editor for multiple journal special issues on healthcare related topics. She is currently co-editor in chief of Health Systems journal. She served as executive officer of the Association of Information Systems Special Interest Group for Healthcare Research for four years. Dr. LeRouge has held various senior management roles in industry including roles in software and healthcare industry prior to joining academe. She completed her Ph.D. at the University of South Florida.
Dr. LeRouge's experience and research interests fall in the following fields: Health Information Systems/ Health Informatics, Consumer Health Informatics, Telemedicine, Project Management (particularly in health care contexts), and Technology Mediated Learning/ Information Technology Education and Training.
Her teaching interests lies in the fields of Systems Analysis and Design, Project Management (General, IT, Health Care, Supply Chain), and Health Information Systems.