Research Steering Committee (RSC)

RSC monitors and identifies the existing and emerging research directions to ensure that the solicited and accepted submissions are aligned with the relevant, significant, and impactful themes and topics in home healthcare, hospice, and information technology.


Kathryn Bowles
General Chair
School of Nursing
University of Pennsylvania


George Demiris
Program Committee Chair
Department of Biobehavioral Health Sciences of
the School of Nursing and the
Department of Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Informatics
University of Pennsylvania


Güneş Koru
H3IT Organizing Chair
Department of Information Systems
University of Maryland Baltimore County


Max Topaz
International Relations Chair
School of Nursing
Columbia University


Dari Alhuwail
International Relations Chair
Information Science Department
Kuwait University

Program Committee (PC)

Program committee reviews and evaluates the submissions to ensure rigor and quality. The names and affiliations of the PC members are as follows. RSC and IAG members also serve as PC members.

  • John Cagle, University of Maryland, Baltimore
  • Birthe Dinesen, Aalborg University
  • Sabine Koch, Karolinska Institute
  • Robert Lucero, Columbia University
  • Karen Marek, Arizona State University
  • Michael Marschollek, Medical School
  • Karen Monsen, University of Minnesota
  • Huong Nguyen, Kaiser Permanente Research
  • Debra Oliver, University of Missouri
  • Guy Pare, HEC Montreal
  • Kavita Radhakrishnan, University of Texas at Austin
  • Paulina Sockolow, Drexel University
  • Oleg Zaslavsky, University of Haifa

Health IT Expert Panel

In addition to these committees, the H3IT community formed an expert IT panel making recommendations on effective and efficient IT adoption. This panel has a dedicated webpage.