Sun Young Park Receives National Science Foundation Career Grant Award
April 8, 2020
Recently, the National Science Foundation (NSF) announced that Assistant Professor Sun Young Park is a recipient of the prestigious Career Grant Award for her project, “Advancing Pediatric Patient-Provider Communication through Collaborative Tracking and Data Sharing.”
This research project investigates how mobile, ubiquitous, and cloud-based computing and informatics can support collaborative communication among children, parents, and healthcare providers. The research will work to directly involve children in their own healthcare, with their parents and medical providers as collaborating stakeholders. It brings focus to the acute difficulties of and need for information sharing and communication among stakeholders in children’s healthcare.
The National Science Foundation CAREER awards are National Science Foundation awards in support of junior faculty who exemplify the role of teacher-scholars through research, education and the integration of education and research within the context of the mission of their organizations.