Leroy, Gondy

Associate professor in the School of Information Systems and Technology at Claremont Graduate University.

She was educated at the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium, where she earned a combined B.S. and M.S. in Experimental, Cognitive Psychology (1996) and the University of Arizona’s MIS department where she earned a M.S. and Ph.D. in Management Information Systems (2003).

She is an IEEE Senior Member and serves on the editorial board of 3 journals and as guest editor, on the editorial board or program committee of over 20 journals and conferences. Her research focuses on natural language processing for medical informatics and digital government. Her projects have been funded by the US National Institutes of Health, the US National Science Foundation, Microsoft Research and several foundations.

She has published her work in ACM Computing Surveys, Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association (JAMIA), Empirical Software Engineering, Journal of the American Society or Information Science and Technology (JASIST), and International Journal of Medical Informatics among others. She authored the book “Designing User Studies in Informatics”, published by Springer in 2011, and conducted tutorials on this topic in the United States, Canada and Asia. She is certified in “Human Participant Protections Education for Research Teams” (USA - National Cancer Institute) and “Protecting Study Volunteers” (administered by The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry).

She is currently president-elect of the Association of Information Systems’ special interest group in health (AIS SIG-Health) and has an active outreach program with activities ranging from workshops for high school students, serving as team leader at the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT), to mentoring both undergraduate and graduates students. More information about her can be found online at: http://web.cgu.edu/faculty/leroy/ .