Linsey Steege, PhD
4127 Signe Skott Cooper Hall
PhD, Virginia Tech; Industrial and Systems Engineering
MS, Virginia Tech; Industrial and Systems Engineering
BS, Washington University in St. Louis; Biomedical Engineering
Dr. Steege’s overall research goal is to improve health, safety, and performance of health professionals, and, by doing so, to benefit society by improving healthcare quality. In pursuit of this goal, Dr. Steege leads an interdisciplinary research team studying human factors and ergonomics in healthcare systems; measuring and modeling stress, fatigue, workflow, and performance of health professionals; and improving technology design and integration into healthcare systems. She is also interested in the design and implementation of systems-based interventions to improve health professionals’ communication, teamwork, and decision-making processes in order to improve patient outcomes and quality across healthcare settings. Dr. Steege teaches courses in health informatics and quality improvement. She also mentors PhD students, DNP students, and undergraduate research scholars.