Professor of engineering and medicine, consultant, public speaker and technology in healthcare expert.
Dr. Montague is a multidisciplinary researcher at the intersection of human factors, human computer interaction, and health and wellness. She is an Associate Professor of Computing at DePaul University and Adjunct Associate Professor of General Internal Medicine at Northwestern University.
Her research focuses on understanding and mitigating unintended consequences of technology in complex sociotechnical systems, designing for appropriate use, trust and acceptance and generating guidelines for the design of safe, efficient, and effective technologies and systems.
Dr. Montague received MS and Ph.D. degrees in Industrial and Systems Engineering from Virginia Tech, specializing in human factors and ergonomics engineering and human-computer interaction. Dr. Montague has received numerous awards for her research including the Francis Research Fellowship for research that emphasizes “longer, safer and healthier lives” and a Kl2 award from that National Institutes of Health (NIH) to explore trust in health care systems. She has over 100 peer-reviewed publications on topics at the intersection of human technology interaction and healthcare and is currently the director of the Wellness and Health Enhancement Engineering Laboratory (WHEEL).