and the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America; she was also a member of AAMI’s Human Factors Engineering Committee, which developed the recommended practice, HE75: 2009, Human Factors Engineering–Design of Medical Devices. She has a B.S.E. in civil engineering from Princeton University, an M.S. in product design engineering from Stanford University, and an M.S. and a Ph.D. from the School of Public Health at University of California, Berkeley.
Daryle Jean Gardner-Bonneau is the principal of Bonneau and Associates, a human factors consultancy in Portage, Michigan, and is also an adjunct associate professor at Western Michigan University. She has been working in the human factors field for over 25 years, first as an academician and then in industry and consulting. During the past 15 years, her work has concentrated on the design and evaluation of products, services, and systems, specifically with respect to their usability by older adults and people with special needs. She is also heavily involved in both national and international standards work focusing on this topic, chairs the U.S. TAG to ISO TC159–Ergonomics, and serves as a member of the Human Engineering Committee of the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation. She has been the editor of Ergonomics in Design (1992-1995) and The International Journal of Speech Technology (2000-2006) and has served on the editorial board of Human Factors as well as the advisory boards to the Rehabilitation Engineering Research Centers on Accessible Medical Instrumentation and Tele-rehabilitation. She has also served on peer review panels for translational research on aging and medical simulation at the National Institutes of Health. Most recently, she completed human factors work on a project on remote telemonitoring and education of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and heart failure. She has a Ph.D. in human performance from Ohio State University (1983).
Michael Christopher Gibbons is an associate director of the Johns Hopkins Urban Health Institute and an Assistant Professor of Medicine, Public Health and Health Sciences Informatics at Johns Hopkins. His research focuses on technology and health care disparities. He is an adviser and expert consultant to several state and federal agencies and policy makers in the areas of health information technology, e-health, minority health, and health care disparities. His current research focuses on the impact of consumer health informatics applications on health care disparities and on the role of information technologies in providing patient-centered care. He is also working with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation on the future design of personal health records. He is the author of four books, including eHealth Solutions for Healthcare Disparities, and his research is leading