Dr. Yen joins Goldfarb from The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, where she was a clinical assistant professor of biomedical informatics. She earned her PhD in nursing, specializing in informatics, from Columbia University, New York. She completed her Master of Science in medical informatics and clinical epidemiology at Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, and her Bachelor of Science in nursing at the National Cheng Kung University in Taiwan.
Her research focus includes working with physicians, nurses and other health care providers to understand and use new technology effectively. Her wide-ranging areas of research include usability evaluation, technology acceptance, understanding human actions and workflow analysis, and data utilization and mining.
Yen holds a joint appointment as an assistant professor both in the Institute for Informatics at Washington University School of Medicine as well as at Goldfarb.