Kylie Gomes
Kylie Gomes, PhD, is a research scientist at the MedStar Health National Center for Human Factors in Healthcare. She has expertise in human factors and cognitive ergonomics and has experience applying evidence-based human factors methods to investigate complex research questions. Her expertise is in understanding how various socio-technical systems factors influence behavior and performance to design technologies to improve the quality of care and patient safety in healthcare settings. Dr. Gomes currently supports several research projects focused on advancing patient safety and quality of care. She leads projects in telehealth and patient safety. Dr. Gomes holds a Doctorate in Systems Engineering from the University of Virginia and received her Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Industrial Engineering from Clemson University. The National Science Foundation has supported her doctoral work as a part of the Graduate Research Fellowship Program. The Human Factors and Ergonomics Society recognized it in 2016 and 2018 for contributing to the knowledgebase of research in healthcare, perception, and performance within the human factors field. In her free time, Kylie enjoys cooking and traveling.