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James C. Won, PhD
James C. Won
Program Manager, Human Factors

Dr. Won is the Human Factors Program Manager for the Center for Healthcare Quality and Analytics (CHQA), adjunct assistant professor for the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Engineering at the University of Pennsylvania, and a senior fellow at the Center for Injury Research and Prevention.

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Dr. Won is the Human Factors Program Manager for the Center for Healthcare Quality and Analytics (CHQA), adjunct assistant professor for the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Engineering at the University of Pennsylvania, and a senior fellow at the Center for Injury Research and Prevention. His previous work contributed to the development of a safe and efficient national airspace system for the Federal Aviation Administration and other government research efforts. His current work spans across a wide variety of initiatives, with the goal of implementing human factors engineering to develop and sustain safe, efficient, and reliable systems for the hospital.

Dr. Won's current research involves the impact of physiological monitoring alarms on patient care, in both the inpatient and home care settings. This research is funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.

Education and Training

BS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Mechanical Engineering), 1997

MS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Engineering), 2001

PhD, Tufts University (Human Factors Engineering), 2012

Titles and Academic Titles

Program Manager, Human Factors

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the Associated Faculty

Professional Memberships

Human Factors and Ergonomics Society

Professional Awards

Best Paper Award, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 2010, 2013

Best Poster, Solutions for Patient Safety National Learning Session, 2017

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