Gabriela Mustata Wilson, PhD, MSc, FHIMSS
Co-Director, Multi-Interprofessional Center for Health Informatics
University of Texas at Arlington
Dr. Gabriela Wilson is a Professor and Co-Director of the newly established Multi-Interprofessional Center for Health Informatics at the University of Texas at Arlington. Before joining the University of Texas at Arlington, Dr. Wilson served in different scientific roles in the pharmaceutical industry and academia, and established the Health Informatics and Information Management Program at the University of Southern Indiana. She brings a long history of success in directing interprofessional studies and research efforts in the area of Health and Pharmaco-Informatics, as well as expertise in interprofessional education and multidisciplinary research with community, academic, and industrial partners. Dr. Wilson has been an active member and Fellow of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), a global organization committed to advancing quality of care and betterment of health care systems. Her career is one of caring and serving others by motivating, inspiring and helping everyone achieve their goals.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Some problems that once forced people out of their homes and into assisted living can now be overcome with “smart home” technology that automates tasks, responds to voice commands, controls devices, and more. In this interprofessional simulation, students and elders/disabled investigated what types of technology might best help people live independently. As a result, students were able to: • Gain a greater understanding of the everyday challenges faced by clients who are aging or who live with physical and/or cognitive limitations • Increase their self-awareness of how they interact with…