Dr. Wanda Pratt's research interests are in developing and evaluating new types of information technology to help people find, share, manage, and use textual information. She typically focuses on knowledge-based approaches to address problems of information overload in the health-care area. She also bases her work on the needs of real users; thus, her work incorporates studying people's information behavior and the impact of new information technology on their lives.


Advisor and co-author for student finalist in AMIA translational bioinformatics student paper competition, 2017
Best Paper Honorable Mention - ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing, 2017
Best Paper Honorable Mention (two awards) - SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '18), 2017
Nominated for UW Distinguished Graduate Mentor Award - University of Washington, 2017
Best Paper Honorable Mention - CHI, 2014
Best Paper of the Year selection for International Medical Informatics Association Yearbook - IMIA, 2014
Distinguished Paper Award - AMIA, 2014