Charlene Ronquillo is an Assistant Professor in the Daphne Cockwell School of Nursing of Ryerson University in Toronto, Canada. She is completing her PhD at the University of British Columbia (Canada).
Ms. Ronquillo’s current work examines Registered Nurses’ use of mobile health technologies in Canada and integrates knowledge from information science, nursing leadership, and implementation science. She is particularly interested in the operationalization of implementation science theories for practical application. She has been involved with and led various health informatics research projects and has experience with various aspects of health information technology in health systems and nursing, including nursing informatics competencies, usability research, user-centered design and development, rapid and exploratory prototyping, and technology adoption and usage.
Her research and professional experiences have involved change and implementation in health systems, health informatics, and the human factors aspects of mobile and connected health technologies. In Canada and the UK, she has had experience in professional roles that spanned the boundaries of academia and practice. Ms. Ronquillo is active and taken on leadership roles in the international nursing informatics community (e.g. Co-founder and past Chair of the Student and Emerging Professionals Group of the International Medical Informatics Association).