About Me

Matthew Hong, Ph.D. is currently an NLM postdoctoral fellow researcher at the University of Washington School of Medicine. As a user experience (UX) research scientist, he applies a mix of quantitative and qualitative user research methods to bring a human-centric perspective to the design and development of AI-based technologies. Dr. Hong brings with him over eight years of extensive academic and industry research experience and has a demonstrated scientific interest in the domain areas of human-AI interaction, health informatics, and applied natural language processing. Previously Dr. Hong has held various academic and industry research positions at Microsoft Research AI, Georgia Institute of Technology, and Carnegie Mellon University.

Dr. Hong received his Ph.D. in Human-Centered Computing at Georgia Tech, and was advised by Dr. Lauren Wilcox (primary) and Dr. Rosa Arriaga. His dissertation focused on designing and deploying intelligent mobile health technologies to help pediatric patients manage complex chronic conditions in outpatient care settings. Dr. Hong has published in leading conference proceedings and journals, including the ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (ACM SIGCHI) and the Journal of American Medical Informatics Association (JAMIA). His research is recognized with the George Family Foundation Fellowship and Georgia Tech Foley Scholars Award.

Dr. Hong holds a Master's in Human-Computer Interaction from Carnegie Mellon University and a B.S. in Cognitive Science from the University of California, San Diego.

Biomedical Informatics and Medical Education
School of Medicine
University of Washington
UW Medicine South Lake Union
850 Republican Street, Box 358047
Seattle, WA 98109