Tim completed a MS degree in Human Factors & Ergonomics at San José State University in the spring of 2016. His undergraduate background in physiology and interest in performance testing of products and ergonomics led him to graduate school and a career in human factors. At San José State, he was a member of the USER Lab, which is a research group primarily focused on the healthcare domain within human factors. His graduate research project focused on how common computer device types used for Electronic Health Record (EHR) interaction affects physical risk and mental workload of nurse-computer interaction. Tim is formally trained to implement usability research of graphical user interfaces and physical products using various qualitative and quantitative methods. He also has professional experience with physical ergonomics and risk management. Tim is a member of HFES and has presented a research concept at AHFE in the summer of 2015. Tim is interested in improving medical devices and eliminating risks by conducting human factors usability research and expert reviews of products.