Robin Littlejohn
Robin Littlejohn is a research scientist at the MedStar Health National Center for Human Factors in Healthcare. Robin provides usability evaluations of medical devices, health information technology (health IT), and healthcare processes for internal and external clients. Robin applies her expertise to evaluate user-centered systems and designs. She seeks to understand the interaction of multifaceted systems and identify system modifications to maximize the safety and efficacy of processes for the benefit of all system users while considering the needs of all stakeholders. Robin’s work focuses on digital health, clinical decision support, and the intersection of providers, patients, and health IT. Robin’s career path led to opportunities to provide human factors consulting work and regulatory guidance to Fortune 500 medical device and pharmaceutical companies. Robin’s current portfolio includes Bristol Myers Squibb, Iron Bow Technologies, and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs projects. Robin holds a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science in Industrial and Systems Engineering, both from Virginia Tech. In addition, she holds the Associate Ergonomics Professional certification from the Board of Certification in Professional Ergonomics. Robin has served as adjunct faculty at the Catholic University Department of Biomedical Engineering. Robin enjoys reading, traveling, and completing home-improvement projects in her free time.