on Research and Education for Aging and Technology Enhancement (CREATE) and scientific director of the Center on Aging at the Miller School of Medicine. The focus of CREATE is on making technology and technology applications more useful and usable to older adult populations. She served as the principal investigator at the Miami site of the REACH program, a multisite project that evaluated the efficacy of a multicomponent psychosocial intervention in terms of enhancing the quality of life and reducing burden and stress for family caregivers of Alzheimer’s patients. Her primary research interests are aging and cognition, human-computer interaction, family caregiving, training, and intervention research. She is a fellow of the American Psychological Association, the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, and the Gerontological Society of America. At the National Research Council, she was cochair of the Panel on Human Factors Research Issues for an Aging Population and participated in the Workshop on Technology for Adaptive Aging. She is also a member of the Board on Human-Systems Integration. She has an M.S. (1976) in industrial engineering and a Ph.D. (1980) in industrial engineering/human factors, both from the State University of New York at Buffalo.

K. Eric DeJonge is director of geriatrics at the Washington Hospital Center in Washington, DC, where he is responsible for overall operations of the Medical House Call Program and the Geriatrics Division. In 1999, in partnership with George Taler, he cofounded the Medical House Call Program to promote the health and dignity of frail elders in their own homes. He was named the National House Call Physician of the Year in 2003 by the American Academy of Home Care Physicians and is engaged in efforts to promote innovative health policy reform for Medicare and Medicaid. He received an M.D. from Yale School of Medicine in 1991, completed residency in primary care internal medicine at the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center in 1994, and is an assistant professor of medicine at Johns Hopkins University. He completed fellowships in health policy at Georgetown University and in geriatric medicine at Johns Hopkins. He is board certified in internal medicine and geriatrics.

Molly Follette Story (former Study Director) was senior program officer of the Committee on Human-Systems Integration at the National Research Council. She is co-editor of Medical Instrumentation: Accessibility and Usability Considerations and co-author of Principles of Universal Design and The Universal Design File: Designing for People of All Ages and Abilities. She holds six utility patents and has served as a human factors consultant to many companies in the medical device and consumer products industries. She is a member of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI),



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