Early Career Investigator Receives Award at Human Factors Meeting
March 22, 2013
by Akeem Favor
On March 11, 2013, Dr. Ayse Gurses received the FABBS Foundation Early Career Investigator Award during the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society’s international symposium, “Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care: Advancing the Cause” in Baltimore, Maryland. The award was presented jointly by FABBS Foundation Executive Director Dr. Paula Skedsvold and HFES President Dr. Eduardo Salas.
The award honors early career scientists in FABBS twenty-two member societies. Five investigators will receive awards this year at their respective society meetings. The FABBS Foundation’s Early Career Investigator Award recognizes scientists who are within ten years of receiving the PhD and have made major contributions to the sciences of mind, brain, and behavior.
Dr. Gurses is an assistant professor at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Her research focuses on improving patient safety in intensive care units and cardiac operating rooms, as well transitions of care.