Wendy Rogers

Wendy A. Rogers, Ph.D.


Wendy A. Rogers is the Shahid and Ann Carlson Khan Professor of Applied Health Sciences. She is the Program Director of CHART (Collaborations in Health, Aging, Research, and Technology). Her primary appointment is in the Department of Kinesiology and Community Health. She also has an appointment in the Educational Psychology Department and is an affiliate faculty member of the Beckman Institute and the Illinois Informatics Institute. She is a Certified Human Factors Professional (BCPE Certificate #1539). Her research interests include design for aging; technology acceptance; human-automation interaction; aging-in-place; human-robot interaction; aging with disabilities; cognitive aging; and skill acquisition and training.

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Alyssa Stanfield


Alyssa Stanfield is the Assistant Director for the Center on Health, Aging, and Disability and the Program Coordinator for CHART (Collaborations in Health, Aging, Research, and Technology). She also serves as the Operations Manager for the McKechnie Family Life Home. Alyssa received her bachelor’s degree from Illinois State University in Community Health Promotion and she is a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES). Her research interests include food insecurity in rural populations and how outdoor spaces can improve socialization and mental health in older adults. .

Past Interns

Maya Malecki - 2020