University of Wisconsin–Madison

Abigail Wooldridge

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Abigail Wooldridge
Engineering Centers Building
Room 3139
1550 Engineering Drive
Madison, Wisconsin 53706
abigail.wooldridge@wisc.edu

Program Affiliations
Center for Quality and Productivity Improvement
Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering

Education
Industrial and Systems Engineering Ph.D. Student, University of Wisconsin
M.S. Industrial and Systems Engineering, University of Wisconsin
M.Eng. Industrial Engineering, University of Louisville
B.S. Industrial Engineering, University of Louisville

Fields of Interest
Human Factors and Ergonomics
Healthcare Systems
Mixed Methods Research
Sociotechnical Systems

Awards Fellowships / Professional Activities
AHRQ T32 Training Grant Trainee
Wisconsin Distinguished Graduate Fellow
Outstanding Student Award (Speed School Honor Graduate)
Lewis S. Streng Award
Tau Beta Pi Fife Fellow
Alpha Pi Mu Wolter J. Fabrycky Scholarship
National Merit Scholar

Publications

Wooldridge, A. R., Carayon, P., Hundt, A. S., & Hoonakker, P. L. (2017). SEIPS-based process modeling in primary care. Applied Ergonomics60, 240-254.

Wooldridge, A. R., Carayon, P., Hoonakker, P., Hose, B.-Z., Ross, J., Kohler, J., Brazelton, T., Eithun, B., Kelly, M., Dean, S., Rusy, D., Gurses, A. (2017). Understanding Team Complexity in Pediatric Trauma Care. Poster to be presented at the Human Factors and Ergonomics in Healthcare Symposium, March 5-8, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Hose, B.-Z., Carayon, P., Hoonakker, P., Wooldridge, A.R., Ross, J., Kohler, J., Brazelton, T., Eithun, B., Kelly, M., Dean, S., Rusy, D., Gurses, A. (2017). Information Need of Physicians in Pediatric Trauma Care. Poster to be presented at the Human Factors and Ergonomics in Healthcare Symposium, March 5-8, New Orleans, Louisiana.

McGeorge, N. M., Durojaiye, As. B., Fackler, J. C., Xie, A., Rosen, M. A., Hunt, E. A., Stewart, D., Puett, L. L., Wooldridge, A. R., Carayon, P., Hoonakker, P., Gurses, A. P. (2016). Pediatric Trauma Care Transitions: Understanding Teamwork for Health IT Design. Seventh Annual Johns Hopkins Medicine Patient Safety Summit: Working Together to Achieve Zero Preventable Harm, October, 2016, Baltimore, MD.

Wooldridge, A. R., Carayon, P., Hoonakker, P., Musa, A., & Bain, P. (2016, September). Technology-Mediated Communication between Patients and Primary Care Clinicians and Staff Ambiguity in Secure Messaging. In Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting(Vol. 60, No. 1, pp. 556-560). SAGE Publications.

Wooldridge, A.R., Carayon, P., Hoonakker, P.L.T., Musa, A., Bain, P. (2016). Technology-mediated communication between patients and primary care clinicians and staff: Ambiguity in secure messaging. Paper presented at the HFES conference 2016, Washington DC,  Sep 19-23, 2016.

Carayon, P., Kianfar, S., Li, Y., & Wooldridge, A. (2015). Organizational design: macroergonomics as a foundation for human systems integration. In Boehm-Davis, D. A., Durso, F. T., & Lee, J. D.(Eds.), APA Handbook of Human Systems Integration. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Carayon, P., Kianfar, S., Li, Y., Xie, A., Alyousef, B., Wooldridge, A. (2014). The use of mixed methods in healthcare human factors and ergonomics research. Human Factors in Organizational Design and Management – Nordic Ergonomics Society Annual Conference. August 17 – 20, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Wooldridge, A. R., Hoover, S. R., & Holman, G. T. (2013). “Evaluation of Current Simulation Methods in and their Impact in Healthcare.” Society for Health Systems Conference 2013, March 1 – 4, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Wooldridge, A. R., Kello, J., Mueller, M. (2011). “Using Simulation to Develop a Productivity Standard in a Pre-Admission Testing Department.” INFORMS 2011 Annual Meeting, November 13–16, Charlotte, North Carolina.

Gentry, E. Wooldridge, A. R., DePuy, G. W. (2011). “ Improving the Logistics of Patient Throughput in a Hospital Emergency Room.” Society for Health Systems Conference 2011, February 17 –20, Orlando, Florida.

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