Priya Nambisan, PhD


Assistant Professor

Dept. of Health Informatics & Administration,

College of Health Sciences,

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

Northwest Quadrant Building B, Rm #6410

Milwaukee, WI 53201-0413

Phone: (414) 229-7136; Fax: (414) 229-3373




Director, Social Media and Health Research & Training (SMAHRT) Lab


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Dr. Nambisan is an Assistant Professor of Healthcare Management & Health Informatics at the Department of Health Informatics & Administration at the College of Health Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.


Her primary research interests are in the areas of Health Care Management, Health Administration, Health/Medical informatics and Social Media & Big Data analytics. Much of the focus of her research has been on the use of Social media and other information technologies that could improve patient experience.


Her research work has been published in journals such as Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association (JAMIA), Health Expectations, Health Care Management Review (HCMR), MIT Sloan Management Review (SMR), Online Journal of Public Health Informatics (OJPHI), and Journal of Business Research (JBR).


Dr. Nambisan did her under-graduation in Public Health and community nutrition in India, her masters in Clinical Nutrition from Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, her PhD in Communication & Technology from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY and her Post Doc from University of Wisconsin-Madison at the Center for Health Enhancement Support Studies. After her masterŐs degree, she worked as a public health coordinator in the Ministry of Health, Government of Singapore, Singapore. Before joining UWM, Dr. Nambisan was an Assistant Professor at the Department of Health Administration and Policy at the College of Health & Human Services at George Mason University. Prior to that Dr. Nambisan was an Assistant Professor at the Department of Health Policy, Management & Behavior, School of Public Health at University at Albany, SUNY. She was also an affiliated faculty at the Department of Informatics, College of Computing & Information at UAlbany, SUNY.





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