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.

Brian Pastor

Brian M. Pastor, M.S.


Brian M. Pastor is the Assistant Director for the Center on Health, Aging, and Disability and the Program Coordinator for Collaborations in Health, Aging, Research and Technology (CHART).  Brian received his bachelor's degree from the University of Illinois in Community Health and his master's degree from Arizona State University in Clinical Research Management.  Brian's research interests include examining stress as a variable in quality and longevity of life among first responders and the dissemination and application of health-related information among the LGBTQ+ population.  Brian began working with the CHART program in early 2018.

Past Interns

Maya Malecki - 2020