Frank Drews, Ph.D.Associate Professor, Cognition and Neural Science | CNS
Contact InformationOffice: 1004 BEHS
Phone: (801) 585-1977
Research InterestsCognition in context, medical decision making, human error in medicine, human factors, visualization, and visual attention.
EducationPost-Doc, University of Utah (2000-2002)
Ph.D., Technical University of Berlin, Germany (1999)
M.S. Summa Cum Laude, Technical University of Berlin, Germany (Psychology, 1993)
B.S. Summa Cum Laude, Technical University of Berlin, Germany (Psychology, 1990)
Selected PublicationsDrews, F.A., Picciano, P., Agutter, J., Syroid, N., Westenskow, D.R. & Strayer, D.L. (in press). Development and evaluation of a just-in-time support system. Human Factors.
Drews, F.A., Syroid, N., Agutter, J., Strayer, D.L., & Westenskow, D.R. (2006). Drug delivery as control task: Improving patient safety in anesthesia. Human Factors, 48, 85-94.
Strayer, D. L., & Crouch, D., and Drews, F. A (2006). A Comparison of the Cell-Phone Driver and the Drunk Driver . Human Factors, 48.
Drews, F.A., Westenskow. D.R. (2006). Display design in Anesthesia. Human Factors, 48, 59-71.
Bermudez, J., Agutter, J., Foresti, S., Westenskow, D., Syroid, N., Drews, F., Tashjian, E. (2005). Between art, science and technology: Data representation architecture. Leonardo, 38, 4.
Strayer, D. L. & Drews, F. A. (2004). Profiles in distraction: Effects of cell phone conversations on younger and older drivers. Human Factors, 46, 640-50.
Strayer, D. L., Drews, F. A., & Burns, S. (2004). The development and evaluation of a high-fidelity simulator training program for snowplow operators. UDOT. Technical Report.